Area Planning, Zoning & Building Department

The Area Plan Commission & Building Department issues building permits, administers zoning regulations and conducts building inspections for all construction in the county, except for Batesville Corporation.  Our office also accepts petitions for the Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals for variances, conditional uses, rezones and subdivisions. 

Contact Information

1010 Franklin Avenue – Room 107, Brookville, IN 47012

Telephone: 765-647-5731     

Fax: 765-647-3000   

Email:

Curt Cox

Building Inspector: ccox@franklincounty.in.gov

Kaitlin Sterwerf

Executive Director: director@franklincounty.in.gov

Keith Spears

Inspector: inspector@franklincounty.in.gov

General: fcap@franklincounty.in.gov

  Office Hours 8:30-4:00 PM, closed for lunch 12-1 PM

Resources

Franklin County GIS

Franklin County Zoning Code (Last Updated 2/14/2024)

Franklin County Surveyor’s Stormwater Code

2024 Meeting Schedule

Meetings held at Franklin County Government Center, Room 203 on the second floor located at 1010 Franklin Avenue in Brookville, IN 47012. 

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets immediately following the Area Plan Commission. 

All APC Meetings begin at 7:00 pm

Area Plan Commission Board of Zoning Appeals
Meeting Date Deadline Meeting Date Deadline
January 13th, 2024 December 27th, 2024 January 13th, 2024 December 27th, 2024
February 14th, 2024 January 31st, 2024 February 14th, 2024 January 31st, 2024
March 13th, 2024 February 21st, 2024 March 13th, 2024 February 21st, 2024
April 10th, 2024 March 20th, 2024 April 10th, 2024 March 20th, 2024
May 8th, 2024 April 24th, 2024 May 8th, 2024 April 24th, 2024
June 12th, 2024 May 22nd, 2024 June 12th, 2024 May 22nd, 2024
July 10th, 2024 June 19th, 2024 July 10th, 2024 June 19th, 2024
August 14th, 2024 July 24th, 2024 August 14th, 2024 July 24th, 2024
September 11th, 2024 August 21st, 2024 September 11th, 2024 August 21st, 2024
October 9th, 2024 September 25th, 2024 October 9th, 2024 September 25th, 2024
November 13th, 2024 October 23rd, 2024 November 13th, 2024 October 23rd, 2024
December 11th, 2024 November 20th, 2024 December 11th, 2024 November 20th, 2024

ZOOM LINK 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85153485300?pwd=eGtUUVNCcC9YS3hZeDFZWVJXb1Vadz09

Meeting ID: 851 5348 5300 
Passcode: 102255 

Permit Fees

Type of Construction    Building Inspection Fee   Location Improvement Permit
Single Family Dwelling (includes Modulars)   $300 plus $5 dollars per 100 sq ft if over 960 sq ft  $30
Manufactured Homes (Double Wide’s, etc.)   $250 plus $100 if basement is present  $30
Two-Family Dwelling   $500 plus $5 per 100 sq ft  $30
Accessory Building   $75 plus $25 Electric & $25 for plumbing  $30
In-Ground Pools   $200 flat fee  $30
Residential Addition   $200 plus $5 per 100 sq ft  $30
Attached and Unenclosed Lean-to’s & Decks   $50 flat fee  $30
Above-Ground Pools   $75 flat fee  $30
All Commercial & Commercial Additions, Commercial Remodel   $500 up to 10,000 sq ft plus $5 per 100 sq ft if over 10,000 sq ft becomes $100,000 per sq ft  Commercial permit cannot exceed $6,500  $30
Churches or Non-Profit Organizations   $250 flat fee  $30
Multi-Family Dwellings  $600 plus $5 per sq ft  $30
Temporary Structures  $50 plus $25 for electric  $30
Re-inspection Fees $45 flat fee  
Meter Checks  $45 flat fee   
Signs  $50 flat fee   
                                                           Petitions  
Change of Use $50  
Chance of Zone $300  
Conditional Use $300  
Subdivisions  $300 Plus $20 per lot up to 20 lots & $10 per lot over 20 lots  
Variance $300  

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Franklin County

Government

Franklin County Government Center


1010 Franklin Ave.
Brookville, IN 47012

Offices located in the Government Center are: Assessor, Auditor, Area Planning, Commissioners, Franklin County Economic Development, Health Department, Park and Recreation, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, Recorder, Surveyor, Treasurer, Veteran’s Services

Franklin County Courthouse


459 Main Street
Brookville, IN 47012

Offices located in the County Courthouse are: Circuit Court Judge, Clerk, Prosecutor

Franklin County Annex Building

493 Main Street

Brookville, IN 47012

Offices located in the Annex Building are: Probation, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

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