Planning Department


 

Mission Statement

To provide the City of Lebanon with proper administration and planning of land use, to issue permits for residential, commercial, and industrial structures, and to safeguard the homes, businesses, schools, churches, and industry against unsanitary and unsafe areas in the City of Lebanon.

The Planning Department is responsible for issuing Building Permits, setting up and regulating Building Inspections, Floodplain Administrator, Code Enforcement, Implementing and Regulating Planning and Zoning for the City. We are staff for the Lebanon Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and the Historic Preservation Commission. We oversee and administer the Blight Elimination Grant, Brownfields Grant, and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (Active Living Initiative).

2019 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Cost Share Program

2019 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Cost Share Program Petition

Floodplain Management

Why is Floodplain Management so important?

While many areas have flood problems, floodplain lands can be valuable community assets. That natural resources that are contained in these areas, as well as the natural functions of these resources, can contribute to overall quality of life. When floodplain areas are left in or restored to a natural state, they can not only reduce the severity of flooding, but better handle storm water runoff and help prevent pollution of the natural water system

Floodplain or Floodway?

The floodway is a channel of a river or stream and those portions of the land adjoining the channel which are reasonably required to carry and discharge the peak flow of the regulatory (100-year) flood. The areas adjoining the channel which have been or may be covered by the regulatory flood is the floodway fringe. The floodplain includes both the floodway and the floodway fringe districts. Generally, the floodway should be kept clear of structures and other impediments to drainage flow. Floodway fringe areas may have drainage.

Elevation Certificate – SOP 

Flood Ordinance 

Zoning Ordinance


The purpose of this Zoning Ordinance is to regulate the use and development of land within the jurisdiction of the City of Lebanon. It is intended to promote the public health, safety and general welfare.

Contact

401 S Meridian St
Lebanon, IN 46052

Phone: (765) 482-8845
Fax: (765) 482-8873

News


 

Governor in Attendance for MonoSol Lebanon Grand Opening

Governor in Attendance for MonoSol Lebanon Grand Opening

{Story Content Courtesy: The Lebanon Reporter} Governor Eric Holcomb, Mayor Matt Gentry and several others raised a glass to the new MonoSol plant in Lebanon on Thursday. The grand opening, complete with a toast and “film”-cutting ceremony, was supposed to take place...

Consulting Firm Shares “Old Holiday Inn Site” Potential

Consulting Firm Shares “Old Holiday Inn Site” Potential

At the July 13th, 2020 meeting of the Lebanon Redevelopment Commission, Tom Hazinski from HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment Facilities Consulting shared the firm's findings on the property at the intersection of I-65 and State Road 39. Data was gathered for...

Staff


 

Ben Bontrager : Planning Director

Ben Bontrager

Planning Director

bbontrager@lebanon.in.gov
Gary Riner : City Inspector

Gary Riner

City Inspector

griner@Lebanon.IN.gov
Makada Love : Code Enforcement Inspector

Makada Love

Code Enforcement Inspector

mlove@lebanon.in.gov
Derek Warren :  Deputy Director

Derek Warren

Deputy Director

dwarren@lebanon.in.gov
Kristi Spencer : Executive Assistant

Kristi Spencer

Executive Assistant

kspencer@lebanon.in.gov

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