The Division of Planning periodically prepares a land use plan for Marion County called the Marion County Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is required by state statute as a basis for zoning and must include objectives and policies for future land use development and development of public ways, place, land, structures, and utilities. It is also required by a number of state and federal grants programs in which the city takes part such as Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and federal highway funding.
At present, an update of the Indianapolis-Marion County Comprehensive Plan is in progress. The planning process for the update, called Indianapolis Insight, is characterized by broad-based and balanced citizen participation that seeks accord on values, goals, and policies for development of the city; its land uses and physical environment.
This plan will improve upon previous plans by:
Comprehensive plans were previously adopted in 1965, 1969, 1977, 1984 and 1991-93.
Indianapolis Insight is the update to the Marion County Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Click on the logo to visit the Indianapolis Insight website and learn more about Issue Committee meetings, the update process, and how you can get involved.
To Obtain Information Regarding the Marion County Comprehensive Plan: