Plan Commission

About

The primary responsibility of the Plan Commission is to develop and recommend to the legislative body a plan for the future of the community, with their focus being establishing quality development and quality of life for Zionsville. The Plan Commission helps establish what must be done to develop or build within Zionsville consistent with the desired look, feel and best interest of Zionsville. 

Under Indiana law, plan commissions are responsible for the following: 

  • Preparing a comprehensive plan;  
  • Preparing a zoning ordinance and a subdivision control ordinance; 
  • Making recommendations to the legislative body on proposals to amend the text of the zoning ordinance or subdivision control ordinance; 
  • Making recommendations to the legislative body on proposals to amend the zoning map (rezoning); 
  • Approving or denying proposals to subdivide land, based upon compliance with the subdivision control ordinance; 
  • Approving development plans; and 
  • Assigning street addresses.

The Commission is comprised of seven members. Three members are appointed by Town Council and four members are appointed by the mayor. Four members must be from the Rural District and three members must be from the Urban District. Term of service is four years.

Click here to view the current Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals Petitions.

Members


Regular Meetings


  • 3rd Monday of every month
  • 7 p.m.
  • Town Hall, 1100 W Oak Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

Agendas and Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. Click here to view the most recent agendas and minutes.


Contact Information


Citizens may contact the Plan Commission by mailing to:
Plan Commission Members - Town of Zionsville
C/O Zionsville Town Hall
1100 W Oak Street
Zionsville, IN 46077

Rules of Procedure
Contacting Plan Commission Members Regarding Pending Petition Prohibited

No person shall contact any member of the Plan Commission in advance of a public hearing on any pending Petition with intent to influence the Plan Commission member’s action on such Petition.

A written request for continuance as provided for by these rules shall not be construed to be a prohibited contact of a Plan Commission member.

A contact with a Plan Commission member who is also a member of the Town Council shall not be construed to be a prohibited contact provided that: (i) all contact is limited to that member's official duties as a Town Council member; and (ii) the Plan Commission member who is also a member of the Town Council reports on the substance of such contacts to the other members of the Plan Commission during the public hearing.

Commission Documents

  1. Community & Economic Development

    Physical Address
    1100 W Oak Street
    Zionsville, IN 46077

    Phone: 317-873-8247
    Fax: 317-873-8021

    Hours

    Monday - Friday

    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.