updated January 16, 2017
The new Consolidated Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance, created by the Indy Rezone project, is now the effective zoning ordinance for Indianapolis-Marion County. Since its adoption, the new zoning ordinance has been amended 3 times (one sign related and two regarding flood control).
Download the latest (May 9, 2016) fully bookmarked PDF which includes hot links:
What's inside: Chapter 740. General ProvisionsPurpose, Definitions, Performance Standards, Compact and Metro Context Areas, Nonconformities, Permits, Enforcement Chapter 741. Subdivision Regulations Approval Procedures, Surety/Bonding, Design Standards, Replats, VacationsChapter 742. Districts Primary Districts: Dwelling, Commercial, Mixed-Use, CBD, Industrial, Development Plan Districts (HD, PK, UQ, SZ), Special Use, Historic Preservation Secondary Districts: Regional Center, Flood Control, Wellfield Protection, Airspace, Gravel, Sand, And Borrow Chapter 743. Uses & Use-Specific Standards Use TableUse-Specific Standards: Spacing of Uses; Residential Uses; Public, Institutional, Religious, And Civic Uses; Agricultural, Animal Related, And Food Production Uses; Commercial and Industrial Uses; Accessory and Temporary UsesChapter 744. Development StandardsLot & Building Dimensions, Stream Protection Corridors, Access and Connectivity, Sidewalks, Parking, Loading, Drive-Through Stacking Spaces, Landscaping, Heritage Trees, Screening of Facilities, Green Factor, Fences, Lighting, Underground Utilities, Sign Regulations
Indy's landscaping truly becomes GREEN Infrastructure!
Download Indianapolis' Green Infrastructure Supplemental Document 2016 (220 pages)Information about Stormwater Credits and User Rates may be helpful too. Download the Green Factor table in Excel
Download Specification Drawings, courtesy of the Urban Tree Foundation
Near North Development Area - focus on redevelopment -25 slides
Broad Ripple Village Assoc - Overview & Mixed Use districts -66 slides
Urban Land Institue, Indiana chapter
Overview -29 slides
Two site comparisons by Ben Houle & Jeff Mader -23 slides
Little Flower - 15 slides
LISC FOCUS group - 24 slides
INRC trainings: Fundamentals -41 slides
INRC trainings: Landscaping -39 slides
INRC trainings: Parking -43 slides
Handy card listing Zoning Districts -designed for 2-sided printing
Benefits of Trees in Indianapolis flyer - 2 page flyer
What are the changes?
Since inital adoption, three amendments have been made to the Indy Rezone Consolidated Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance:
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