City of Piqua to Begin DORA in Downtown Piqua October 1, 2021

Posted on: September 29th, 2021 No Comments



The City of Piqua has announced the effective date of the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) will be Friday, October 1, 2021. The hours of the DORA are from noon to 10:00 p.m. daily.

The DORA boundaries include the central business district area bordered by North Street, Spring Street, Wood Street, and Wayne Street, extending west on Water Street to Roosevelt Avenue, including Fort Piqua Plaza, McColloch Square, and Lock 9 Park, and excluding the YMCA, YWCA, St James Church, Municipal Government Complex, and U.S. Post Office.
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Piqua DORA Quick Facts:

Businesses open to the public may choose to allow DORA beverages in their establishment at their own discretion.

Each licensed liquor establishment within DORA decides if they wish to participate.
Establishments may choose to place a green or red DORA window decal near the entrance of the business to inform patrons whether DORA beverages are permitted.

DORA beverage purchases at one alcohol-serving establishment are not permitted to be taken into another alcohol establishment.

DORA Beverages may only be consumed from an approved DORA cup available only at participating licensed liquor-serving establishments. DORA cups are for single use only (no refills).

Only a person 21+ years of age may consume beverages from a DORA cup.

No outside alcohol is permitted inside the DORA boundaries.

As always, each individual is responsible for their behavior and conduct.

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