Thursday, April 22, 2021
White Dogwood As a Goshen resident you are invited to call and reserve a free bare-root tree in honor of Arbor Day. The Arbor Day celebration is one of many activities that the City of Goshen’s Tree Board plans each year. The resident-based Tree Board was established over 20 years ago to promote... more
Thursday, April 22, 2021
In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will be making additional disposal services available to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is offered only during the first full week in May... more
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The Goshen Street Department will begin its spring brush and leaf collection on April 26th and it will run until May 8th.During this first collection the street department will pick up both leaves and brush. Please have the brush and leaves out before the start date to ensure pick up. Because... more
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 3:00pm
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Monday, May 17, 2021, 2:00pm
Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88677698824 Or Telephone: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 886 7769 8824 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment
Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rhonda Yoder
Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rossa Deegan
Community Development Specialist: Meaghan Bylsma
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.
Richard Worsham, Board of Public Works and Safety Appointment – Annual Appointment, Term 1/1/21 - 12/31/21
Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Caleb Morris, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/21 to 12/31/24
Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Hesston Lauver, 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
Josh Corwin - City Engineering Appointment, Ongoing Appointment
2021 Board of Zoning Appeals Members
Aracelia Manriquez, Chair, Appointed by Plan Commission - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Tom Holtzinger, Vice Chair, Appointed by Mayor - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Richard Aguirre, Secretary, Appointed by Mayor - not a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Michael Potuck, Appointed by Mayor - not a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Lee Rohn, Appointed by Council, Term 1/1/21 to 12/31/24
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.