Friday, January 17, 2020
The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2020-01 on January 7, 2020 declaring the designation of the Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area at 910 Eisenhower Drive South, Goshen, Indiana for the purpose of phasing-in certain personal property taxes in connection with the installation of new manufacturing... more
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash collection services WILL CONTINUE AS REGULARLY SCHEDULED on Monday and the rest of the week. The Board of Works meeting scheduled for Monday, January 20, has been canceled due... more
Friday, January 10, 2020
With the weather forecast calling for extended and intense periods of rain this weekend and Monday, the City of Goshen is monitoring areas that may be affected by flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas in Elkhart County, including some within Goshen’s city... more
Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rhonda Yoder
Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rossa Deegan
Administrative Assistant: Lori Lipscomb
204 East Jefferson Street, Suite 4
Goshen, IN 46528
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
The City Planning Department is available to assist and serve the community. The Planning Department creates zone districts to promote orderly development and preserve property values. A zone classification establishes what uses are permitted on a specific tract of land. Goshen has several different zoning classifications. Check with the Planning Department for the zoning classification of your property.
The Plan Commission normally meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. See calendar here.
The Board of Zoning Appeals normally meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. See calendar for BZA here.
Both meetings are held in the Council Chambers, Goshen Police and Courts Building, 111 E. Jefferson Street, Goshen, Indiana.
If you have any questions about the filing procedures, you may contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 204 E. Jefferson Street, Suite 4, or call 574-534-3600.
Leslie Biek, City Engineering – Ongoing Appointment
Richard Worsham, Board of Public Works and Safety Appointment – Annual Appointment, Term 1/1/20 - 12/31/20
Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
John R. King, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/17 to 12/31/20
Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Joe McCorkel, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Jim McKee, President, City Council Appointment – Coextensive with Council term, Term 1/1/20 – 12/31/23
Rolando Ortiz, Vice-President, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/19 to 12/31/22
James Wellington, Park Board Appointment - Coextensive with Park Board term, Term 01/1/19– 12/31/22
2020 Board of Zoning Appeals Members
Richard Aguirre, Appointed by Mayor - not a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Tom Holtzinger, Appointed by Mayor - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Allan Kauffman, Appointed by Mayor - not a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Scott McKee, Appointed by Council, Term 1/1/17 to 12/31/20
Aracelia Manriquez, Appointed by Plan Commission - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Article I, General Provisions (pages 1-8)
Article II, Definitions (pages 9-40)
Article III, District Regulations (pages 41-42)
Article IV, Establishment of Zoning Districts (pages 43-140)
Article V, Supplemental Regulations (pages 141-198)
Article VI, Administration and Enforcement (pages 199-214)
Appendices (pages 215-260)
A Comprehensive Plan amendment is proposed to adopt the Elkhart and Goshen Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan as part of the Comprehensive Plan. The Goshen Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan Executive Summary is also available.
The City of Goshen’s Comprehensive Plan & Community Vision, “Uncommonly Great Goshen 2025”, outlines ten-year visions and goals for Goshen in areas such as land use, neighborhoods and housing, economic development, community services & facilities and transportation.