Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush will... more
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. Following the storms that moved through Goshen June 13, the Street Department worked to clean up the roads from trees, limbs and debris in the most impacted areas of the city. Street Crews used the rest of the week to pick up the bulk of... more
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Commemorating the end of slavery, and renewing hope and commitment to a vibrant and flourishing future, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission is hosting a Juneteenth Celebration at Shanklin Park (411 W. Plymouth Ave.) on Sunday, June 19 from 12 p.m.–4 p.m. The event will feature local... more
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Monday, July 4, 2022
All City Offices closed due to the holiday
Monday, July 4, 2022, 2:00pm
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Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rhonda Yoder
Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator: Rossa Deegan
Community Development Specialist: Theresa Cummings
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 previous & current meeting information for Plan Commission here.
The Board of Zoning Appeals normally meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. See previous & current meeting information for Board of Zoning Appeals 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, President, Board of Public Works and Safety Appointment – Annual Appointment, Term 1/1/22 - 12/31/22
Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen Appointment by Mayor, Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
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 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Doug Nisley, City Council Appointment – Coextensive with Council term, Term 9/7/21 – 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
2022 Board of Zoning Appeals Members
Hesston Lauver, Appointed by Plan Commission - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/18/22 to 12/31/25
Tom Holtzinger, Chair, Appointed by Mayor - is a member of Plan Commission, Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Bethany Campbell, Vice-Chair, 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, Secretary, 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 on October 9, 2018, adopted the Elkhart and Goshen Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan as part of the Comprehensive Plan, with the Goshen Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan Executive Summary.
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.