Does my residential project need a permit? The document link below outlines what residential projects require a permit from the Department of Planning Services.
If you are inquiring about the zoning of a property you can enter the address of the property to left and click the Lookup Zoning Information button and it will return the zoning.
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Notice of Rescheduled Public Hearing and Business Meetings of the Fort Wayne and Allen County Plan Commissions; the Fort Wayne and Allen County Boards of Zoning Appeals; and the Fort Wayne and Allen County Hearing Officer
Due to COVID-19 and Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order, all public hearings and business meetings from the month of April and May have been rescheduled. The Fort Wayne and Allen County Plan Commissions will be holding public hearings on May 27th, 2020. The Fort Wayne and Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals will be holding public hearings on May 28th, 2020. The Fort Wayne and Allen County Zoning Hearing Officer will be holding public hearings on June 10th, 2020. Please refer to the agendas and staff reports for additional information.
All In Allen Comprehensive Plan Project
You can visit allinallen.org to fill out an online questionnaire, and visit the Map.Social feature, register as a user, and explore the interactive map. The map allows registered visitors to view, add, and like comments about features throughout the community, such as roads, intersections, landmarks, neighborhoods and more.
Site Plan Routing Review Process
Changes have been made to the site plan review process. A revised checklist and updated process description is located below along with the current application.
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Huntertown and Woodburn Zoning Ordinances
- Allen County Zoning Ordinance - Effective 9-6-2019
- Fort Wayne Zoning Ordinance - Effective 10-10-2019
- Huntertown Zoning Ordinance - Effective 1-1-2018
- Woodburn Zoning Ordinance - Effective 3/3/2018
Considering a New Project?
Our Mission is to provide professional, responsive, efficient and cost-effective government and community services to provide assistance to and improve the quality of life of the people in Allen County.
As of March 3rd 2008 the Fort Wayne Land Use Management and Zoning Department and the Allen County Department of Planning Services became one department. Our office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM till 5:00 PM. If you have questions about the new permit or about changes to department processes please contact our office at (260) 449 - 7607.