Short North Moratorium On Local Parking Permits Extended By Jim Letizia • Sep 16, 2014 Columbus City Council last night voted to extend a moratorium on issuing any new parking permits in the Short North and Italian Village until December 31st. City Lifting Some Short North Parking Meter Restrictions By Jim Letizia • Feb 7, 2014 Columbus Public Service Department officials are lifting rush-hour restrictions on parking meters along North High Street, between Goodale Street and King Avenue in the Short North. City Objects To Liquor License Renewals, Approves Three Solutions To Parking Problems By Jim Letizia • Dec 17, 2013 Columbus City Council last night formally objected to state renewal of the liquor licenses of 14 local bars and carryouts that officials say drain public safety resources and harm neighborhoods. Group Recommends 16 Solutions To Parking Problems In Short North, Italian Village By Jim Letizia • Dec 12, 2013 Expanding some Short North and Italian Village parking permit areas and sharing parking fees are among the recommendations a working group has sent to Columbus City Council for approval. Group Studying Short North Parking Problem Developing Solutions By Jim Letizia • Oct 21, 2013 A working group studying possible solutions to overcrowded parking lots in the Short North has come up with several ideas, including setting aside permits for businesses, removing parking meters and issuing only two permits per household.