Planning Department

Wade Watson
Wade Watson, Planning Director
812-526-3512 Extension 3
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Robert Overton, Building & Zoning Official
812-526-3512 Extension 4

The office of the Planning Department regulates and enforces the town's zoning ordinances.  The Building & Zoning Official is responsible for the issuance of permits for all types of construction or remodeling projects.  Other responsibilities of the Building & Zoning Official include taking care of requests for rezoning and zoning appeals, compliance with zoning use, improvement of unsafe housing, weed control and removal of junk cars.
To apply for a Building Permit please refer to the Building Permit Filing Assistance page.
When applying for a Construction Permit, please refer to the Construction Storm Water Ordinance and Standards and Post-Construction Storm Water Ordinances. Edinburgh requires erosion and sediment control measures to be installed for construction projects greater than one acre in size.  Learn more about sedimentation here or review the Storm Water Control Implementing Construction Site Best Management Practices for contractors
The Zoning Map and Zoning Ordinances are available online.
To apply for a variance please refer to the  Zoning Board of Appeals Application Packet.
To petition the Planning Commission please refer to the Planning Commission Application Packet.

Please click here for the Town of Edinburgh Code of Ordinances.