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Department of Metropolitan Development

Welcome to DMD

From working to plan for our city's future - to creating affordable homeownership opportunities - to supporting the growth of jobs and investment in our community - the Department of Metropolitan Development works in partnership with other city departments to build a world-class city, neighborhood by neighborhood.

This website offers detailed information about DMD and provides a direct link to many of our department services. If you have questions or comments, please consult our staff directory or send an e-mail to​.

Brad M. Beaubien, AICP
Acting Director, DMD

DMD Information and More:  ​

  Sign Ordinance Changes as Approved by the Metropolitan Development Commission on November 18, 2015.  The content in both amendments is identical, but 2015-AO-003 amends the current sign regulations, while 2015-AO-004 amends the Indy Rezone ordinance, which uses different formatting and numbering, that will take effect April 1, 2015.  
 Marion County Thoroughfare PlanNotice is given that a draft copy of the Thoroughfare Plan Update is available for review at the offices of the Division of Planning, 200 East Washington St., Suite 1842, City-County Building, Indianapolis, IN 46204.  The Thoroughfare Plan Update covers all of Indianapolis-Marion County.



This plan sets forth the City of Indianapolis’ policies and procedures for citizen participation concerning its federal programming.  The City of Indianapolis’ Draft Citizens Participation Plan was released on November 17, 2015.  The City urges citizens to voice their concerns and share their ideas beginning November 17, 2015 through December 17, 2015. Citizens may comment by writing to "Citizen Comments on the Citizen Participation Plan," Community Development, 200 East Washington Street, Suite 2042, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or​.

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Department of Metropolitan Development

City-County Building
200 E. Washington St.
Suite 2042
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tel: (317) 327-5355
Fax: (317) 327-5908

 If you see this sign…

Public Hearing Sign 

The property owner is applying to develop the property in a way that requires approval. Find out about the development & public hearing process here