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


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 Sep 1st 2022, 4:00pm -
Advisory Plan Commission Meeting
Mon Sep 12th 2022, 7:00pm -
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting
Thu Sep 15th 2022, 7:00pm -