Do zoning requirements apply to every business?
Every business must meet zoning requirements to ensure that the business activity and site are compatible.
Who should I contact to find out more about zoning requirements?
You can contact the Area Plan of Commission at 574-235-9571 to determine:
- If the business activity is appropriate for the location you have chosen
- If the location will require special parking considerations
- If it requires a special exception use
- If it requires permits for changes to the structure of the building
When should I look into zoning requirements for a property?
It is strongly recommended to verify zoning prior to signing a lease or rental agreement to ensure the type of business to be operated is allowed.
How do I get more information on Business Zoning Requirements?
You can contact the Area Plan of Commission at 574-235-9571 or visit the St. Joseph County website