Friday, May 26, 2017
Brush collection will begin Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Please place all leaves and brush at the curb but not in the street, so as to not cause a road hazard or hinder water drainage. Brush piles placed in alleyways will not be picked up. Do not place piles around fire hydrants, mailboxes or telephone... more
Friday, May 26, 2017
The City of Goshen Wastewater Treatment Plant has submitted, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 5, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590, has reviewed the draft report entitled “Goshen Local Limits Re-evaluation” and concurs with the conclusion of the report which recommends... more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Goshen High School elected its new youth adviser during an election held Tuesday, May 23. Jason Barahona, who is now finishing his junior year, will be the youth adviser for the 2017-2018 school year. State law allows mayors to appoint a person younger than 18 years of age to serve as an adviser... more
The City of Goshen Planning Department, Engineering Department, and Fire Departments have initiated regular plan review meetings (Technical Review) to review site plans prior to permitting. The intent of this meeting is to allow the developer to receive comments from each department, at one meeting. A project representative is not required to attend Technical Review, but attendance is recommended. Technical Review is not for preliminary proposals, which are reviewed through a separate pre-development meeting scheduled on an as-needed basis.
Contact Tracee Norton in Goshen Engineering with any questions at 574-534-2201 or email@example.com
1. Three (3) sets of Plans and Plan Review applications and required forms are submitted to the Planning Department three weeks prior to the Technical Review meeting (see Technical Review Calendar).
2. Plans must include a completed checklist indicating where required information is located in plan documents.
3. Planning Department keeps one set and routes remaining plan sets to the Engineering and Fire departments.
4. Plans are reviewed by each department and comments are prepared.
5. Staff from departments and project/development representative meets for Technical Review to review and discuss project. Written comments are provided to the applicant at the meeting.
6. If revisions are required, the applicant must provide 3 sets of amended plans to the Planning Department. Plans must be dated and contain revised notes and symbols.
7. The Planning Department will distribute amended plans to Fire and Engineering Departments. Each department will notify the Planning Department when approval is granted.
8. Once plans are approved a Zoning Clearance is issued by the Planning and Engineering Departments.
9. A Building Permit is issued by the Building Department once a proposed development has passed the Building Department’s Local Plan Review, a Zoning Clearance is issued, and zoning and building permit fees have been paid. The following plans are submitted to the Building to obtain a building permit:
10. Required inspections are conducted by Building Department, Stormwater Department, and the Planning Department prior to occupancy.
11. A Certificate of Occupancy (CO) is issued by the Building Department. A building may not be occupied or opened for business until a Certificate of Occupancy is issued.