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Planning and Zoning « Town of Whiteland

Planning and Zoning

If you have interest in development, please contact the Community Development & Engagement Director at (317) 535-5531 or email at communitydevelopment@nullwhitelandin.us. 

Please call to see if your building project will require a permit. Building projects that do require a building permit are, for example, decks, patios, fences, driveway extensions, room additions, sun rooms, etc. Some examples of those that do not require a building permit are: roof replacement, window replacement, replacing vinyl or aluminum siding, etc.

Garage sale, yard sale signs are only permitted to be displayed on the premises where the garage sale/yard sale is being conducted. No posting of signs on telephone poles, stop signs, street signs or any other type of “public” sign posts is allowed and will be removed. Continued violation of the Whiteland Town Code regarding signs could result in penalties up to $300.00 per day and each day such violation shall occur will be deemed a separate offense. If you need to ask questions regarding this issue, call the Whiteland Planning Department at (317) 535-5531.

“Yard signs” displayed on commercial and industrial properties are considered “temporary signs” that require a sign permit as required by the Whiteland Zoning Code. “Yard signs” displayed on residential properties for things like “Happy Birthday”, “Congratulations”, “Happy Anniversary”, etc., for a period generally not exceeding 7 days are permissible without a permit up to 6 times per year. Any questions concerning this issue can be answered by the Field Inspector at (317) 535-5531.

Planning and Zoning documents

For land use applications (rezonings, variances, etc.) and building permit applications, go to the Applications page.

Town Zoning Map (8×5″x11″ size, updated April 2013)

Matrix of permitted uses by zoning district (updated Oct 2014)

Whiteland Comprehensive Plan (adopted 2011)

Subdivision Design Standards & Specifications Manual

Design Standards & Specifications Manual – Appendix E – Construction Guidelines & Details

Town of Whiteland Code of Ordinances

Here are links to common codes

Town of Whiteland Post Archives

Town of Whiteland
Administrative and Town Hall Business Hours


Regular office and utility hours are Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

549 Main Street, Whiteland, IN 46184
(317) 535-5531

After-hours utility emergencies:
(317) 530-0222


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