DORA – Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area


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.



The City of Piqua is introducing a DORA (Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area) in downtown Piqua and is seeking community input. Please use this form to submit your comments or questions with regards to the proposed DORA.


Piqua DORA Public Comment or Question Form 

Application to the Piqua City Commission Establishment of a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (ORC 4301.82)

DORA Information Sheet

DORA Boundary Map (June 25, 2021)

June 28, 2021 - Public Notice Of DORA Application


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