Where do I go for zoning information?

Where do I go for zoning information and help for property in the St. Joseph County (unincorporated) or the Towns of Lakeville, New Carlisle, North Liberty, Osceola, and Roseland?

Properties with five digits (and sometimes four digits) are in St Joseph County (unincorporated). Properties with less than five digits and addresses in Lakeville, New Carlisle, North Liberty, Osceola, and Roseland are in their respective towns. St Joseph County (unincorporated) and these towns are served by the Area Plan Commission, the Area Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Department of Infrastructure, Planning, and Growth Division of Planning and Zoning staff. Webpages and links on this website can help you with any planning and zoning related issue in these areas. You can also contact our staff by sending an email to planning@sjcindiana.com or calling 574-235-7800.

Additionally, each town has their own zoning administrator who handles zoning code enforcement and related issues. Unincorporated County properties have their zoning code enforcement handled by County Planning & Zoning staff. The Executive Director of the Area Plan Commission is also the County Zoning Administrator, per County Zoning Ordinance.

Where do I go for zoning information and help for property in the City of South Bend?

South Bend addressed properties with less than five digits are usually in the City of South Bend. Planning and zoning for property in the City of South Bend is handled by the City’s Department of Community Investment. Please see southbendin.gov/zoning, or email zoning@southbendin.gov, or call 574-245-6022.

Where do I go for zoning information and help for property in the City of Mishawaka?

Mishawaka addressed properties with less than five digits are usually in the City of Mishawaka. Planning and zoning for property in the City of Mishawaka is handled by the City’s Department of Planning and Development. Please see mishawaka.in.gov/planningdevelopment, or email planning@mishawaka.in.gov, or call 574-258-1625.

Where do I go for zoning information and help for property in the Town of Walkerton?

Walkerton addressed properties with less than five digits are in the Town of Walkerton. Planning and zoning for property in the Town of Walkerton is handled through their Building Commissioner. Please see walkerton.org, or email building@walkerton.org, or call 574-910-0820.

Where do I go for zoning information and help for property in the Town of Indian Village?

The Town of Indian Village contact information is listed in our directory. They can help you with and planning and zoning issues you may have in their Town.

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