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Phone: 812.663.3344
Address: 314 West Washington Street, Greensburg, IN 47240

BUILDING, PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE

314 West Washington Street, Greensburg, IN  47240

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Planning and Zoning Office for the City of Greensburg has many responsibilities. These include, but are not limited to:

  • * City Planning Issues

  • * City Zoning Issues

  • * New Building Construction

  • * New Building Permits

  • * Construction Permits

  • * Planning Board Meetings

  • * Zoning Board Meetings

  • * Weed/Grass Complaints

Permits
The City of Greensburg Building Department is responsible for assuring that all construction meets minimum health and life standards, building and zoning codes.  The department issues improvement location permits for a variety of activities (including commercial and residential new construction, remodeling and swimming pools), reviews building plans, answers requests for information on zoning, code requirements, and number and type of permits issued. The Building Department is also responsible for nuisance complaints and zoning violations within the city limits.
Any additions, improvements or alterations to your home or property, a permit is required for most improvements, including but not limited to:

  •     New Residential and Commercial Buildings
  •     Modular Homes and Mobile Homes
  •     Sheds and Storage Buildings
  •     Attached or Detached Garages
  •     Swimming Pools (in ground and above ground over 30”)
  •     Room Additions and Sun Rooms
  •     Decks, Porches and Carports
  •     Electrical Service upgrades
  •     Kitchen and Bath remodels
  •     Demolition
  •     Permanent or Temporary Signs

The following items may be required by The City of Greensburg Building Department prior to the issuance of the permit:

  • One set of construction plans, including floor plan, wall detail, engineered truss detail, and material list
  • Site plan showing location of structure and/or improvements, other structures, property lines and dimension, easements and setbacks
  • Receipts from Greensburg Water and Sewer, if applicable
  • Driveway permit from state or street department, if applicable
  • State Design Release for commercial work
  • Erosion Control Permit, if applicable

The Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.

If you would like to reach this City's Office, you may call them at 812-662-8495 or you may email them at the email addresses above.

Inspection fees.  Permits shall be issued upon prior payment of inspection fees according to the following schedule:



 

Type of Construction

 

Permit Fee



Inspection Fees

1 or 2 Family Dwelling

$50

$.10 per total sq. ft.

Room Additions/Manf. Home/Detached Garage/Pole Barns/Dwelling Alterations

$20

$150

Accessory Bldg./Decks

$20

$30

Commercial Bldg./Hotel/ Warehouse/Industrial

$200

$.10 per total sq. ft.

Additions for Commercial Bldg./Hotel/Warehouse/Industrial/Alterations of Commercial/Hotel/Warehouse/

Industrial

$200

$.10 per total sq. ft.

Institutional/Educational/Church

$50

$.10 per total sq. ft.

NEW: Church

$50

$.10 per total sq. ft.

Church Additions

$50

$150

Apartments

$50

$50 per unit

Swimming Pools (In-Ground)

$20

$60 (2 inspections required)

Electrical

$20

$30

 

STAFF

Building Commissioner Kathy Reynolds

Building Commissioner: Kathy Reynolds
Email: kreynolds@greensburg.in.gov 
Phone: 812-662-8495

Assistant Linda Hash

Assistant: Linda Hash 
Email: lhash@greensburg.in.gov 
Phone: 812-662-8495

 

PLANNING BOARD
Bruce Bockover
Bruce Bockover
Roy Moddendorf
Roy Middendorf
Kevin Fleetwood
Kevin Fleetwood
John Hedinger
John Hedinger
Tom Hunter
Tom Hunter
John Nieman
John
Nieman
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Mark Burkert
Jaime Cain
Jaime Cain

BZA BOARD

David Leas
David Leas
Roy Moddendorf
Roy Middendorf
John Nieman
John Nieman
Steve Ramer
Steve Ramer
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Rich Richardson