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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​.


​Emily Mack 
Director, DMD


DMD Information and More: 


Flood ordinance amendment

FEMA has released new flood plain maps effective April 19, 2016. Appropriate flood control standards must also be adopted to continue our participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. The draft amendment is available for review.

Draft Flood Amendment Proposa​l ​

The MDC will have a hearing on the amendments on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9 am in Room 260 of the City-County Building and the City-County Council will conduct a hearing and vote on the matter at 7 pm.



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



​​Did you know we have a DMD podcast? Check it out on our resource page here​!