Planning & Economic Development

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The Department of Planning and Development is responsible for all aspects of city planning within the City of Mishawaka. This department is also responsible for Economic Development and Redevelopment, as well as land use and comprehensive planning, project development coordination, growth management and zoning administration. The department serves as the staff for the City of Mishawaka Plan CommissionBoard of Zoning Appeals and the Historic Preservation Commission. On a daily basis, the department is responsible for the issuance of improvement location permits for the construction or modification of signs, fences, sheds, decks, garages and houses.