Planning and Building

Welcome to the Planning and Building Department web pages

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 8 am - 4 pm


Our vision is to be a trusted, valued and respected resource; a department that preserves and fosters our community character, while being firm, fair, and consistent in our duties.


The Department of Planning and Building performs the following functions and services:

  • Staff the Advisory Plan Commission, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Historic Board of Review.
  • Review requests and issue permits for development plans, conditional uses, variances, new building construction and remodeling, signs, and demolition.
  • Inspect construction of buildings.
  • Maintain and enforce compliance with Building and Zoning Codes.
  • Administer compliance with State of Indiana requirements for grants and Indiana Main Street.
  • Collaborate with Fortville and Hancock County as part of the Indiana Stellar Health and Heritage Region to promote the health, heritage, and heart of the area. 


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Use the link below to view the final Capitol Improvement Plan.



Staff Directory

Joanie Fitzwater Planning Director 317-325-1329
Monica Evans Admin 317-477-4320
Brandon Badger Planning Technician 317-325-1324
Erikk Knapp Building Commissioner 317-325-1323
Donna Butler Building Inspector 317-325-1320


City of Greenfield Thoroughfare Plan

The City of Greenfield will hold a public meeting on July 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers to inform residents of the 2020 Thoroughfare Plan Update. The Thoroughfare Plan expands upon the transportation related goals of the 2015 Greenfield Comprehensive Plan. The meeting is being held to gather public input regarding the future development of the transportation network and development scenarios for all major streets and corridors in the City of Greenfield. The public meeting is an important step in the planning process, as it helps to assess the future right of way needs and to create a realistic course of action leading to improved land use. Community attendance and participation is strongly encouraged. City planners and representatives of Shrewsberry and Associates will be available to answer questions. The draft document is available for review below.
Information related to this project is available for review prior to the public hearing, at the office of Engineering and Planning located at 10 South State Street, Greenfield, IN, 46140, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Interested parties are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement. Written comments should be submitted to the office of Engineering and Planning, at the above address, no later than July 10, 2020 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings. For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact Jason Koch at the above address and phone number, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
The City of Greenfield is currently holding public meetings in person and also virtually due to COVID-19. Information regarding how to attend these virtual meetings is provided on the City of Greenfield website. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact the Commission Secretary, 10 South State Street, Greenfield, IN, 46140, 317-477-4320, not later than July 6, 2020. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons.

Contact City Planning and Building

Address: 10 S. State St.
Greenfield, 46140
Telephone: 317-477-4320
Fax: 317-477-4321

Planning Public Hearing Calendar

Historic Board of Review Meeting
Thu Jun 2nd 2022, 4:00pm -
Advisory Plan Commission Meeting
Mon Jun 13th 2022, 7:00pm -
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting
Thu Jun 16th 2022, 7:00pm -