Area Plan Commission

Mindy Bourne
Executive Director & Floodplain Administrator

Posey County Area Plan Commission 126 E Third Street Rm 223 Mt. Vernon, IN 47620 
Telephone : (812) 838-1323 
Hours : Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Email : areaplancommission@poseycountyin.gov

Area Plan Commission Members and Appointments for 2017

Name Appointed By Appointment Date Expires
Larry Williams City Council 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Mark Seib County Commissioners 01/01/2016 12/31/2019
Barry Tanner Mayor 01/01/2016 12/31/2019
Ron Fallowfield Poseyville Town Council 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Kevin Brown County Council 01/01/2016 12/31/2019
Jim Alsop County Commissioners 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Keith Spurgeon School Systems Virtue of Office
Jon Neufelder Agricultural Agent Virtue of Office
Aaron Wilson County Council 01/01/2017 12/31/2017

Board of Zoning Appeals and Appointments for 2017

Name Appointed By Appointment Date Expires
Mark Seib Area Plan Commission member (County Commissioners) 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Barry Tanner Area Plan Commission 01/01/2017 12/31/2017
Don Koch Poseyville Town Hall 01/01/2017 12/31/2020
Steve Fuelling Mayor 01/01/2016 12/31/2019
Sophie Roby County Commissioners 01/01/2016 12/31/2019

 

POSEY COUNTY AREA PLAN COMMISSION GUIDELINES FOR OBTAINING LAND USE PERMIT

If you are remodeling or building in Posey County

Please give our office a call if you need information on zoning, subdividing or wanting to operate a business or placing a mobile home.

To obtain a Land Use Permit, the following is required:

    1. A brief legal description of the property (copy of deed or property tax statement)
    2. A plot plan (hand drawing) showing how and where new structure or addition will be placed on the property (click here to see a sample). Also include any road or street abutting your property.
    3. Show all existing buildings.
    4. Show (by arrows) how many feet new structure will be from your property line: Front, Back and Sides.
    5. Land Use Permit fee-

We hope you will find these facts helpful. Any questions, please call the Posey County Area Plan Office at (812) 838-1323. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays).

SPECIAL USE/VARIANCE/REZONING/SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES

* Complete legal description of property. Survey report, tax statement or deed.

*Filing Fee required at time of filing.

Fees: Special Use $100.00  Mobile Homes $ 75.00 Variance $100.00 Rezoning $100.00 + Recording Fee (to be determined) Site Development Plan $ 50.00

* Detailed plot plan/site plan (showing all existing structures). Show placement of new construction that requires hearing. Showing how many feet from all property lines. Show how many feet from all existing structures.

* Site Development Plans see Section 153.223  (Click Here to Download a Copy)

* If lease/rent is involved-copy oflease/rent agreement

*Approval of land owner

* If business, need detail of operating time and type of business. Show on plot plan what part of property business will be located.

*There is a list of responsibilities for the applicant that will be gone over and will need to be signed at the time of filing. This will be explained and gone over in detail at that time. * Filing deadline is the 2nd Thursday of each month to be heard at the following meeting.

2017 MEETING SCHEDULE

BZA MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT 5:00 P.M.

APC MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT 6:00 P.M. (UNLESS NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE)

January 12

February 9

March 9

April 13

May 11

June 8

July 13

August 10

September 14

October 12

November 9

December 14

 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE DATES FOR 2017

January 12 ………………….. for ……………… February 9 meeting

February 9 ……………….. for ……………… March 9 meeting

March 9 ……………………. for …………….. April 13 meeting

April 13 …………………….. for …………….. May 11 meeting

May 11 ……………………….. for ………………. June 8 meeting

June 8 ……………………… for ………………. July 13 meeting

July 13………………………. for ………………. August 10 meeting

August 10 ……….. ………… for ……………… September 14 meeting

September 14 ……………… for ……………… October 12 meeting

October 12 ………………. … for ………………. November 9 meeting

November 9 …………….. for ………………. December 14 meeting

December 14 …………….. for ………………. January 2018 meeting

 2017 FEE SCHEDULE

Click here to download the current Schedule of Fees for Area Planning

COMPLAINT FORM

 Click here to download a Complaint Form

Any person may file a complaint whenever a violation of this ordinance occurs, or is alleged to have occurred. Such complaint shall be filed in writing with the Area Plan Commission and shall state fully the causes and basis of such complaint. The Area Plan Commission shall record such complaint properly, immediately investigate and take action thereon as provided by this Ordinance.

ORDINANCES

 Subdivision Ordinance

Consolidated Zoning Ordinance

Consolidated Zoning Ordinance Part 2

Consolidated Zoning Ordinance Part 3

 

COMPREHENSVIVE PLANS

Posey County Comprehensive Plan

Mount Vernon Comprehensive Plan