Warren County Area Plan & Zoning Office

Permitting for Spring
All Area Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeal Meetings are held in the Warren Circuit Court Room at the Warren County Courthouse, Williamsport, IN; unless otherwise stated. 


The Area Plan & Zoning Office is responsible for: issuing building permits, overseeing special exceptions and variances, explaining and enforcing the ordinance, overseeing building projects

Office Duties Include: Building inspections, responding to violations and complaints pertaining to the ordinance.

Warren County Courthouse (First Floor)
125 N. Monroe Street, Suite 1
Williamsport, IN  47993

(765) 762-6311

Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm EST
Closed for major holidays

John Kuiper, Director

Karen Brooks, Deputy

BOARD                     MEMBER                 APPOINTED BY                  TERM

APC                            Randy Haddock        Statute (Surveyor)                 Statute

APC                            Jon Charlesworth     Statute (extension office)      Statute

APC                            Ruann Marks            Williamsport                          2028 Jan 1

APC                            Greg Robison            Town Advisory Council        2028 Jan 1

APC                            Tony Briles                County Commissioners         2028 Jan 1

APC                            Ralph Schrader         School Corporation               2028 Jan 1

APC                            Perry Conrad            County Council                     2028 Jan 1                 


Chairman                   Gregory Robison

Vice Chairman          Ralph Schrader

Karen Brooks            Secretary

Jud Barce                   Attorney 


 BOARD                     MEMBER                 APPOINTED BY                  TERM

BZA                            Brandon White    County Commissioners      2028 Jan 1

BZA                            Greg Robison       Area Plan Commission     Yearly

BZA                            Ruann Marks        Williamsport                          2025 Jan 1

BZA                            Lane Sells          County Commissioners         2025 Jan 1

BZA                            Linda Kiger          West Lebanon                       2028 Jan 1


Chairman                   Marty Blessing

Vice Chairman          Ruann Marks

Karen Brooks            Secretary

Jud Barce                   Attorney

KBrooks@warrencounty.in.govPermitting for Spring
All Area Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeal Meetings are held in the Warren Circuit Court Room at the Warren County Courthouse, Williamsport, IN; unless otherwise stated. 

2023 Meeting Dates and Deadlines:
2023 Meeting Dates

NOTE:  If this is the first time that you have filed for a permit, it is best to schedule a stop in our office.

  1. Application:  Applications are available in the Zoning Office.  The form must be filled out completely to best of the applicant's knowledge. Any missing information could hold up the process.
  2. Description of work to be done:   A brief description of work to be done.
  3. Signature:   A signature will be required on each application.
  4. Site Plan:   A simple drawing will be required and attached to application showing the structure or improvement to the property. Please include distance from front, side, and back.  A site inspection may be required prior to any site work.  Check with the Zoning Director for this.
  5. Estimated Cost of Project:   Permit fees are based on size of construction.  Make checks payable to Warren County Treasure.
  6. Inspection Requirements:   Each building project and electrical permit will require certain inspections. Foundation (prior to pouring), framing, electrical rough in, temporary electric service, electric service, and final inspection in some cases. Owner or contractor should notify Zoning office prior to required inspection. Zoning office will inspect site within 24 hours or sooner from time of call.
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  • 2016 Wind Ordinance Amendment.pdf
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  • An Ordinance Amending Secion 33.022 of the Warren County Zoning Ordinance Relating to Special Exception Permits for Confined Animal Feeding Operations.pdf
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  • An Ordinance Amending the Warren County Zoning Ordinance's Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) Siting Regulations.pdf
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  • January 2015 Amendment to set back distance for wind ordinance.pdf
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  • Jordan Creek Wind Farm Special Exception Conditions.pdf
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  • Ordinance Regulating Siting Of Commercial Solar Energy Conversion System In Warren County Indiana.pdf
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  • Permit Fee Schedule.pdf
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  • Special Exception Application.pdf
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  • Wind Energy Conversion Systems Siting Regulations.pdf
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  • Zoning Ordinance Part 1.pdf
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  • Zoning Ordinance Part 2.pdf
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  • Subdivision Ordinance.pdf
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