Wednesday, November 25, 2020
All City of Goshen offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Trash collection will be delayed by one day after Thursday, November 26. more
Friday, November 20, 2020
A boil order has been issued for the area of East Goshen, from Steury Avenue east to the city limits. In Consultation with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, it has been determined that the water customers should boil their drinking water. This precautionary measure is recommended... more
Friday, November 20, 2020
The Elkhart County Health Department has reopened its COVID-19 Call Center to help our community navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and help clarify local and statewide policy changes. If you have questions about testing sites in Elkhart County, wonder about how Public Health Orders may affect your... more
Monday, November 30, 2020, 2:00pm
To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84614555328
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6:00pm
To access the live stream of the meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83028370143
Thursday, December 3, 2020, 2:00pm
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 1/1/20 - 12/31/20
Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/18 to 12/31/21
Betsy Poling, 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
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
2020 Board of Zoning Appeals Members
Richard Aguirre, Secretary, Appointed by Mayor - not a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/23
Tom Holtzinger, Chair, 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, Vice Chair, 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.