Zoning & Development

We promote excellence in planning, building, and development. We encourage public collaboration and engage best management practices and methods to ensure public safety, environmental protection, and quality architectural design in the City of Anderson.

The role of the division is to:
  • Administer the zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, signage ordinance, and other regulations relating to land development and use.
  • Develop and monitor implementation of long-range comprehensive plans.
  • Enforce neighborhood and area plans.
  • Provide improvement location permits and signage permits.
  • Provide site review and plat review.
  • Provide staff reports and pertinent documents to the Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and City Council.