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Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals Hearing Updates

Date: May 16, 2017
(Check back regularly for changes)

Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals Public Hearing Cancelled.

The Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals public hearing scheduled for May 17, 2016 has been cancelled as a result of a lack of quorum.  All of the projects scheduled for this hearing will be heard at the June 21, 2017 public hearing.

Fort Wayne Plan Commission Projects:

Rezoning Petition REZ-2017-0017 and Primary Development Plan PDP-2017-0011
Triangle Park
2827 Rupp Drive
Status: The applicant received a continuance of the public hearing until June 12th. Staff has not received any revised plans.

Primary Development Plan PDP-2017-0013
Indiana Tech-Memorial Park Athletic Facilities
2301 Maumee Avenue (Memorial Park)
Status: Plan Commission granted the withdrawl of the proposed petition

Rezoning Petition REZ-2017-0015 and PDP-2017-0009
Kaufmann Project
3140 East Paulding Road
Status: The Plan Commission continued the public hearing until July 10th. Staff has not received any revised plans.

Rezoning Petition REZ-2017-0014 and Primary Development Plan PDP-2017-0014
South Anthony Market
Located at the northwest corner of South Anthony Boulevard and Pontiac Street
Status: The Plan Commission continued the public hearing until June 12th. Staff has not received any revised plans.

Fort Wayne Board of Zoning Appeals Projects:

Special Use SU-2017-0016 and Development Standard Variances DSV-2017-0050 and DSV-2017-0051
Indiana Tech-Memorial Park Athletic Facilities
2301 Maumee Avenue (Memorial Park)
Status: Staff has received a letter from the applicant requesting the project be withdrawn. The Board of Zoning Appeals will take action on the request on Thursday May 18th.

Site Plan Routing Review Process

Changes have been made to the site plan review process.  Please review this guide to see the new filing options. pdfSite Plan Review Process Submittal Guide.

Fort Wayne, Allen County and Huntertown Zoning Ordinances

 

  1. pdfAllen County Zoning Ordinance - Effective 1/1/2016
  2. pdfFort Wayne Zoning Ordinance - Effective 1/1/2016
  3. pdfHuntertown Zoning Ordinance - Effective 1/1/2017

 

Considering a New Project?

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Developing Downtown?
If you are considering a development proposal within the downtown Fort Wayne area (DC and DE zoning districts) please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at your earliest convenience. The City of Fort Wayne now has Downtown Design Standards that may affect your proposal. The manual has requirements and recommendations on new developments, building additions, façade renovations, signage, fencing, and parking. It is often beneficial to discuss your plans with staff members prior to filing any applications or permits.
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200 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Phone 260.449.7607
Fax 260.449.7682

Executive Director
Kimberly Bowman, AICP

Deputy Director for Land Use
Paul Blisk, AICP

Director of Redevelopment
Elissa M. McGauley, AICP