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The Planning and Transportation Department is organized into three divisions: Development Services, Planning Services, and Transportation and Traffic Services. Development Services provides expertise on zoning and land use questions, reviews development petitions, administers and issues permits, enforces zoning ordinances, and provides policy direction related to environmental protection.

Planning Services provides expertise on long-range planning studies and sub-area planning studies for land use and transportation policy, collects, analyzes and disseminates data, assigns addresses and issues permits. Transportation and Traffic Services manages the design, construction, and operation of transportation infrastructure, helps to ensure work is consistent with applicable engineering safety and accessibility standards, and also issues permits.

The Department provides support to numerous boards and commissions linked below under the “Related Categories” section. More specific information on Department projects, programs, and services is provided at the links below. If you have any questions, please contact the Planning and Transportation Department at (812) 349-3423, or send an E-mail to