City Council Adopts New Parade Permit Guidelines

Cincinnati City Council has adopted a new way to issue parade permits largely in response to a proposed neo-nazi march through Over The Rhine.

The new rule says that any group deemed controversial will have to be approved by the city manager.

Until now the police department issued permits to hold a public march.

The neo-nazi group was initially given a permit to march through Over The Rhine next Friday, but it was later revoked.

The group has not yet reapplied for a new permit.

"I implore the residents not to participate in the demonstration, however, participate in something peaceful in bringing the city together," said Cincinnati City Councilwoman Laketa Cole.

City leaders are currently lookin into holding their own peace rally on the same day the neo-nazi group was planning their march.

Report: FOX19 News