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Plan Commission

Historic Valpo building facade grant request backed

VALPARAISO | A request for a facade grant for one of the downtown's historic buildings got a quick and easy endorsement from the city's Plan Commission on Tuesday.

October 14, 2014 7:38 pm

Niemeyer mulls renewed waste district legislative reforms

A region lawmaker who once chaired Lake County's waste district board said it may be time to renew a legislative push to reform the controversial government agency's business practices.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Commission defers voting on residential development

SCHERERVILLE | The Plan Commission needs more time before it can make a decision about a primary approval request for the proposed Apple Tree Estates subdivision.

October 06, 2014 9:49 pm

Valpo annexation raises notification questions

VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will consider two issues at the September meeting that resulted from the August public hearing on a request to annex 160.5 acres south of U.S. 30 and west of County Road 450 East.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Hebron's Kaczmarski resigns from town council

HEBRON | The Town Council started Tuesday's meeting by announcing it was seeking applicants for vacancies on the park board and the plan commission and ended it by announcing a vacancy on the council itself.

August 20, 2014 2:30 pm

Despite objections, Winfield planners OK Wynbrook plat

WINFIELD | The Plan Commission on Thursday gave primary plat approval to the second phase of Wynbrook subdivision, despite the objection of 17 residents of Wynbrook’s first phase to several parts of the plat.

August 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Annexation, rezone plan draws crowd in Valpo

VALPARAISO | About 60 people attended a public hearing at Tuesday's Plan Commission meeting to protest the proposed annexation of 110 acres to the city.

August 12, 2014 8:32 pm

C.P. commission endorses Porter Street Station

CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission has encouraged plans for redeveloping the apartment complex at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and North Street.

July 27, 2014 6:42 pm

C.P. moving ahead with Delaware Parkway extension

CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission has endorsed plans for extending Delaware Parkway north of 109th Avenue to 107th Avenue.

July 21, 2014 6:08 pm

Crown Point panel narrowly OKs Orchard View plat

CROWN POINT | The Orchard View Subdivision primary plat has barely made it out of the city's Plan Commission with a 4-3 vote and a list of conditions.

July 21, 2014 12:09 pm

Senior living complex gets final OK from St. John

ST. JOHN | Plans for the first phase of the $50 million Park Place of St. John were approved Wednesday by the town's Plan Commission, and the developer expects to begin construction in early September.

July 16, 2014 9:08 pm

Crown Point plucks new planner from Lake County

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Planning Department's gain is the Lake County Planning Department's loss.

July 15, 2014 5:12 pm

Town considers approval of residential development

MERRILLVILLE | A proposed residential development in Merrillville could advance with assistance from the town.

July 01, 2014 9:35 pm
Senior living complex in St. John may start in fall

Senior living complex in St. John may start in fall

ST. JOHN | If final plans are approved as expected by the town's Plan Commission next week, construction could begin by fall on the first phase of what is expected to be a $50 million senior living complex on U.S. 231.

June 25, 2014 7:30 pm Photos


Lowell commission advances thoroughfare plan

LOWELL | The Plan Commission on Thursday recommended a thoroughfare plan be adopted by the Town Council.

June 12, 2014 10:00 pm

CP Plan Commission OKs Old Town Village changes

CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission recommended approval of a major change in the planned unit development for the second and third phases of Old Town Village on Monday.

June 09, 2014 10:00 pm

S'ville BZA meets Monday; planners meeting canceled

SCHERERVILLE | The town's Board of Zoning Appeals will have a public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St.

May 18, 2014 12:05 am

Planners discuss development Tuesday at M'ville Town Hall

MERRILLVILLE | The Plan Commission will discuss a residential development proposed for property near 86th Avenue and Merrillville Road during its Tuesday meeting.

May 18, 2014 12:05 am

Valpo wins first round of condos vs parking lot battle

VALPARAISO | The city got the plan commission's endorsement Tuesday for the rezoning to turn a parking lot into condos, but the loss of the parking caused concern for the Chicago Street Theater and an area businessman.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

Connection to Hatch Lake shakes up Shamrock residents

VALPARAISO | Connecting the Shamrock Subdivision with the Hatch Lake planned unit development via Galway Drive was the biggest objection of the about 70 people who attended Tuesday's plan commission public hearing on the Hatch Lake plan.

May 14, 2014 12:21 pm
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