The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for aiding residents in gaining the proper permits for signage and development. This Department is also where you will go to have your case brought in front of the proper Board for an appeal to the Zoning Ordinance or Zoning of your property.
Building Permits and Sign Permits are obtained through the Planning and Zoning Office at the Town Hall by contacting Susan Mills, assistant to the Town Manager and Town Planner, or Rand Heazlitt, the Town Manager and Town Planner.
The average turnaround time for a permit is 48 to 72 hours.
Corydon has Seven different Zones. If you need to request a Zoning Change for your property, complete the Petition for a Zoning Change and contact the Planning and Zoning Department.
All forms need to be in to the department by the 10th of the month proceeding the Board Meeting.
The criteria used by the Planning and Zoning Commission to make their decisions can be found HERE
To find the current zoning of your property, Click Here
****Note, be sure and click the layers button directly above the map to see the current zoning. #### Zoning Ordinance Variance Request If you need to request a Zoning Ordinance Variance for your property, complete the Petition for a Variance Form and contact the Planning and Zoning Department. We will guide you through the appeals process. > All forms need to be in to the department by the 10th of the month proceeding the Board Meeting. The criteria used by the Board of Zoning Appeals to make their decisions can be found HERE #### Floodplain Info If your home is in the floodplain, you will need to contact the Corydon Planning and Zoning Department to see what extra requirements there will be when you build or remodel your home. #### Historic District If you live in the Historic District and you plan to do work to your home or business that will be visible from the street, you need to contact the Planning and Zoning Department before beginning the work.
219 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112
If you’re in the floodplain, you need a building permit to build a fence.
If you’re not in a floodplain, but you’re building a privacy fence, you need a permit.
If you’re not in a floodplain, and you’re building any fence except a privacy fence, you do not need a permit.
If you live in the floodplain, call the Planning and Zoning office before beginning any home improvement project. There are special floodplain rules regulated by the State.
If you do home improvements without a permit you could be fined daily until your home is up to the code set by DNR.
If you feel your neighbor is building a fence on your property, you can get a survey for clarity, and/or contact a lawyer.
This is a civil matter. The Town’s GIS system is not exact and cannot be used in a dispute.
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