Marshall County, Indiana

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Zoning is intended to guide the growth and Development of the County in accordance with the Marshall County Comprehensive Plan and for the following purposes: 

A.  The secure adequate light, air, and convenience of access; and safety from fire, flood and other dangers.

B.  To promote the public health, safety, comfort, convenience, morals and general welfare.

C.  To plan for the future development of the County to the end:

     1.  that the community grows only with adequate public ways, utilities, health, education, and recreation facilities;

     2.  that the needs of agriculture, housing, industry, and business be recognized in future growth;

     3.  that residential areas provide healthful surroundings for family life;

     4.  that the growth of the community is commensurate with and promotes the efficient and economical use of public funds; and

     5.  that the community strives for high aesthetic value and quality planning and design.


Jeff Gustafson President County Commissioner 2025
Matt Miller Vice-President County Commissioner 2027
David Hostetler, Secretary Plan Commission 2024
Trent Bennett County Commissioner 2024
Jim Kephart County Council 2027
Derek Jones, Attorney at Law Plan Commission Attorney

Powers and Duties

The Board of Zoning Appeals shall have exclusive subject matter jurisdiction for;

1.  Development Standards Variances;

2.  Use Variances;

3.  Special Exceptions; and

4.  Administrative Appeals.

For information on application procedures, zoning or land use please contact our office at 574-935-8540.

Meeting Date, Time and Location:

2nd Tuesday of every month @ 7:00 p.m. EST

Marshall County Building, 112 W. Jefferson St., Room 203, Plymouth, IN

*  There may be possible meeting date changes or cancellations due to holidays or no activity.  Meeting dates and times are regularly updated on the webpage calendar.

Contact Us

Ty Adley, AICP,
Plan Director
Marshall County Building
112 W Jefferson St
ROOM 302
Plymouth, IN 46563
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