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


Notice from the Posey County Area Plan Commission

THIS ORDINANCE IS FOR THE TOWN OF CYNTHIANA AND THE TOWN OF POSEYVILLE

Renewable Energy Generation Systems
Solar and Wind: Tier 1, 2, and 3 projects

Wind Solar Ordinance Poseyville Cynthiana (PDF)


Area Plan Commission Members and Appointments for 2020

Name Appointed By Appointment Date Expires
Andy Hoehn City Council 01/01/2020 12/31/2020
Mark Seib County Commissioners 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Barry Tanner Mayor 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Mike Baehl Town of Poseyville 01/01/2020 12/31/2020
Kevin Brown County Council 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Randy Thornburg County Commissioners 01/01/2020 12/31/2020
Keith Spurgeon School Systems Virtue of Office
Hans Schmitz Agricultural Agent Virtue of Office
Dave Pearce County Council 01/01/2020 12/31/2020

Board of Zoning Appeals and Appointments for 2020

Name Appointed By Appointment Date Expires
Mark Seib Area Plan Commission member (County Commissioners) 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Barry Tanner Area Plan Commission 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Don Koch Poseyville Town Hall 01/01/2017 12/31/2020
Larry Williams Mayor 01/01/2020 12/31/2023
Larry Droege County Commissioners 01/01/2020 12/31/2023

 

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.

2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS AND AREA PLAN COMMISSION MONTHLY MEETING DATES FOR 2020

ALL BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT 5:00 P.M.
ALL AREA PLAN COMMISSION MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT 6:00 P.M.
(UNLESS NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE)
MEETINGS HELD IN THE HOVEY HOUSE,
330 WALNUT ST., MT. VERNON, IN

JANUARY 9

FEBRUARY 13

MARCH 12

APRIL 9

MAY 14

JUNE 11

JULY 09

AUGUST 13

SEPTEMBER 10

OCTOBER 8

NOVEMBER 12

DECEMBER 10

 

APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE DATES FOR 2020

January 9 ………………….. for ………….….. February 13 meeting

February 13 …………………. for ………..…….. March 12 meeting

March 12 ………..……..…… for………………. April 9 meeting

April 9 ……………………… for ……….……… May 14 meeting

May 14 ………………..……. for ……………… June 11 meeting

June 11 ………………….…… for ………..…….. July 9 meeting

July 9 ……………………… for ……..……..… August 13 meeting

August 13 …………..……… for …………..…. September 10 meeting

September 10 …………….…..for ………..……. October 8 meeting

October 8 ………………… for ………..…….. November 12 meeting

November 12 ………….……. for …………….… December 10 meeting

December 10 ……………….. for ………..….…. January 2021 meeting

 

2020 FEE SCHEDULE

Click Here to download the Posey County Area Planning 2020 Fee Schedule

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

Consolidated Zoning Ordinance Part 4

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLANS

Posey County Comprehensive Plan

Mount Vernon Comprehensive Plan

 

 

 

 

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