Warren County Area Plan & Zoning Office

Notice:
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.

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

PHONE:
(765) 762-6311

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

STAFF:
John Kuiper, Director
jkuiper@warrencounty.in.gov

Karen Brooks, Deputy

BOARD MEMBER APPOINTED BY  TERM
APC Randy Haddock Statute (Surveyor) Statute
APC Becky Ehler Statute (extension office) 01/2025
APC Ruann Marks Williamsport  01/2024
APC Greg Robison Town Advisory Council 01/2024
APC Marty Blessing County Commissioners 01/2024
APC Ralph Schrader School Corporation 01/2024
APC Perry Conrad County Council 01/2024
       
Chairman Marty Blessing    
Vice Chairman Ralph Schrader    
Karen Brooks Secretary    
Jud Barce Attorney    
       
BOARD MEMBER APPOINTED BY  TERM
BZA Neal Austin County Commissioners 01/2024
BZA Greg Robison  Area Plan Commission Yearly
BZA Ruann Marks Williamsport  01/2025
BZA Marty Blessing County Commissioners 01/2025
BZA Jack Kay West Lebanon  01/2024
       
Chairman Marty Blessing    
Vice Chairman Ruann Marks
   
Karen Brooks Secretary    
Jud Barce Attorney    


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. 

2022 Meeting Dates and Deadlines:
2022 Meeting Dates

APPLICATION FOR PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
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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  • Rezoning Application.jpg
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  • Special Exception Application.pdf
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  • Variance Application.jpg
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  • WARREN COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE.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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