Area Planning Department

The Vigo County Area Planning Department is entrusted with promoting the public health, safety, comfort, morals, convenience and general welfare of the community; guiding the future development of the City of Terre Haute, the Town of Riley, the Town of Seelyville, the Town of West Terre Haute, and the remaining areas of Vigo County; securing adequate light, air, convenience of access, and safety from fire, flood, and other damage; lessening or avoiding congestion in public ways; ensuring that the needs of agriculture, industry, and business be recognized in future growth; ensuring that residential areas provide healthful surroundings for family life; and ensuring that growth be commensurate with and promotive of efficient and economical use of public funds.

The Vigo County Area Planning Department enforces the Zoning, Subdivision and Flood Control Ordinances; produces and maintains maps for governmental and public use; and advises the Planning Commission and other legislative bodies as to zoning rules and regulations.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Area Plan Commission Meeting Dates and Deadlines 2023 (Rezonings and Subdivisions)*
Vigo County Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Dates and Deadlines 2023*
Terre Haute City Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Dates and Deadlines 2023*

*Meeting Dates and Deadlines will be uploaded subject to approval by their respective boards.

Forms and Documents

Applications Ordinances
Vigo County Unincorporated Rezoning Petition Vigo County Unified Zoning Ordinance
Town of West Terre Haute Rezoning Petition City of Terre Haute Zoning Code (See Ch. 10)
Town of Riley Rezoning Petition Vigo County Subdivision Control Ordinance
Town of Seelyville Rezoning Petition Vigo County Flood Hazard Ordinance
City of Terre Haute Rezoning Petition

Major Subdivision Petition (Commercial/Industrial/Residential 6 Lots or More)

Minor Subdivision Petition (Residential 1 to 5 Lots)
Application for County Board of Zoning Appeals - Variance
Application for County Board of Zoning Appeals - Special Exception