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).

– 2021 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.

Printable Zoning Map

 

Contact

401 S Meridian St
Lebanon, IN 46052

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

News


 

New Market-Rate Apartments Set to be Built Downtown

New Market-Rate Apartments Set to be Built Downtown

Lebanon’s supply of downtown apartments is set to grow again now that the developer behind The Flats of Lebanon has proposed a new $7 million residential project along State Road 39. Lafayette-based Iron Men Properties has proposed building a 39,270-square-foot,...

City Opens ADA Public Comment Period

City Opens ADA Public Comment Period

Notice is hereby given that the City of Lebanon has conducted an updated Self-Evaluation of city-owned facilities and programs for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and prepared a draft Transition Plan describing the results of the self-evaluation. Title II of the ADA requires that each of the city’s services, programs, and activities be readily accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities.

Staff


 

Ben Bontrager : Planning Director

Ben Bontrager

Planning Director

bbontrager@lebanon.in.gov

Matt Reynolds : Assistant City Planner / Code Enforcement Inspector

Matt Reynolds

Assistant City Planner / Code Enforcement Inspector

mreynolds@lebanon.in.gov

Derek Warren :  Deputy Director

Derek Warren

Deputy Director

dwarren@lebanon.in.gov

Skip Hart : Building Inspector

Skip Hart

Building Inspector

NSHart@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
Kristi Spencer : Executive Assistant

Kristi Spencer

Executive Assistant

kspencer@lebanon.in.gov

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