Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Division is charged with enforcing the Planning and Zoning Code of the Codified Ordinances of Plain City. Many processes are administered through the Planning & Zoning Commission. These processes include residential subdivision review; commercial development review; zoning certificate review for new home construction, sidewalks, signs, fencing, and pools. Staff provides assistance to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Design Review Board for variances, home occupations, conditional uses, and plat approval.

Planning and Zoning ApplicationsVillage zoning permits are available on the Permit Portal, making it efficient for customers to complete their zoning permit applications. With this system, you will be able to submit an application from anywhere at any time, monitor the status of the application, receive notifications via email as your application is reviewed and processed, request inspections, communicate with staff, pay for permits, and receive documents.

All zoning permits are available on the Viewpoint portal. Additional forms can be found at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about the Viewpoint portal, please review the help pages on the portal or email the Village Planner for assistance.

Planning and Zoning CommissionThe Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the power and duty to hear applications for land use, zoning classifications or districts and, as merited, to submit written recommendations for legislative action or to render final determinations for administrative action; to initiate, review and recommend legislation, rules, and regulations on all matters of municipal planning, land use, and zoning classification; to approve variances to the Subdivision Regulations, and to exercise such other powers, duties, and functions as provided by Council. 

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