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2020 City of South Bend Zoning Ordinance

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On September 9th, the City of South Bend Common Council adopted an ordinance establishing a new South Bend Plan Commission and South Bend Board of Zoning Appeals, effective January 1, 2020. In addition, a new zoning ordinance and zoning map were adopted by the Common Council on November 12th – also taking effect January 1, 2020. 

Therefore, the St. Joseph County Area Plan Commission is not accepting any new applications for rezoning, subdivisions, or variances for properties in the City of South Bend.

Anyone interested in filing a new application for rezoning, subdivisions, or variances for properties in the City of South Bend should contact Joe Molnar at the City of South Bend Department of Community Investment (574-245-6022). Please visit southbendin.gov/zoning to see the new zoning ordinance, new zoning map, and for information on how to apply for rezoning, subdivisions, or variances with the South Bend Plan Commission or South Bend Board of Zoning Appeals.