Advisory Planning and Zoning
The Advisory Plan Department is responsible for serving the Board of Zoning Appeals and Plan Commission, and report to the Mayor, city council and other city organizations. all Improvement Location Permits (ILPs), Sign Permits, Changes of Use, PUDs, Subdivisions, Variances and Rezones originate in this office. Please City Zoning Map along with the other information provided in our website to obtain the information you need.
Variances: Permission to allow a specific use of design standards with the ability to set conditions and limitation
There are 5 Board of Zoning Appeals Members:
The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:00PM in the City Hall Council Chambers. Call 765-662-9931 for more information.
The most common responsibilities of the Plan Commission are:
- Rezonings: Permanently rezone an area from one district to another
- Zoning Ordinance updates
- Comprehensive Plan updates
The Plan Commission consists of nine members:
Rev. Larry Batchelor
City of Marion Comprehensive Plan.