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PLANNING FAQ'S

Q:
How do I find out the zoning of my property?
A:
You can call the Plan Commission Office at 641-9541 to find out how your property is zoned. We will need the address or a parcel number in order to research this information.
 
Q:
I want to divide my property, what do I need to do?
A:
The property's current zoning and the property size will determine the subdivision process. Call the Plan Commission Office for more details.
 
Q:
Can I run a business from my home/garage?
A:
The property's current zoning and the type of business will determine if your business is a permitted use. Call the Plan Commission Office for further details.
 
Q:
What's a Special Use?
A:
A Special Use is a specified permitted use for a zoning district, that might require BZA approval. Additional conditions may have to be set for that use to coexist in that zone. A petition must be filed for the BZA to review the use and grant approval of the Special Use.
 
Q:
Do I get a refund if my petition is denied?
A:
No. Filing fees are used for administrative costs.
 
Q:
What type of construction requires a permit?
A:
New homes, pole barns, additions to homes, pole barns for businesses, remodel, upgrading/changing electrical service, covered or enclosed porches, placing manufactured/mobile homes, swim pools, signs, garage (attached or detached). If you're not sure call 641-9541.
 
Q:
How much does a permit cost?
A:
See the fee structure table for current permit costs.
 
Q:
How do I file a complaint against my neighbors?
A:
Call the Plan Commission Office and request a complaint form or download it from our site.
        


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