HOBART | A zone change request submitted by Albanese Confectionery received initial approval this week from the City Council.
CROWN POINT | Zoning needed for a proposed new subdivision on 109th Avenue has won a favorable recommendation from the Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | A short-handed Plan Commission recommended a rezoning Tuesday that is meant to correct a mistake and help John Deuy sell a house he owns on South Morgan.
MICHIGAN CITY | A proposal for a gentlemen's club near Michigan City is again on the back burner.
INDIANAPOLIS | Backers of a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell cleared a key legal hurdle Monday when the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that allowed the project to proceed.
WINFIELD | The Winfield Town Council has adopted a quartet of new ordinances that affect residential property owners and businesses.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board recently approved a contract to locate two billboards on water reclamation plant property despite significant restrictions on the signs.
EAST CHICAGO | The City Council has delayed a decision on whether to grant a variance that would allow a restaurant to open at 4901 Alexander Ave.
PORTAGE | The Portage Development Review Committee took an initial glance Tuesday at a request to rezone about 17 acres from office commercial to high-density multifamily.
LANSING | Village officials Wednesday expressed concerns about parking and access at a Torrence Avenue property where Walmart wants to build a superstore. But local officials said they could put concerns aside if it means attracting the retailer to a long-vacant site.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee approved legislation Thursday allowing Lowell, Winfield and similarly situated Indiana municipalities to annex their water or wastewater treatment facilities, even if the property is not contiguous to the rest of the community.
CALUMET CITY | There won’t be any new used car lots opening here during the upcoming year.
Something small is afoot. Backyard cottages — from 800-square-foot bungalows to Lilliputian studio cabins — are springing up behind houses in many cities, some of which have changed zoning laws to accommodate them.
VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will try again today to gather enough members to vote on the rezoning request for the planned HealthLinc clinic on Sturdy Road.
VALPARAISO | A shortage of Valparaiso Plan Commission members at Tuesday's meeting temporarily delayed efforts to break ground Sept. 1 on the new HealthLinc clinic on Sturdy Road.
ST. JOHN | The Town Council on Thursday approved a zoning change that will allow Lake Central School Corp. to use land north of Taco Bell on U.S. 41 as a staging area during its high school construction project.
PORTAGE | Real Life Community Church's request to turn a vacant lot into a community garden opened up a can of worms for the city this week.
CROWN POINT | Grocery retailer Strack & Van Til will petition the Crown Point Board of Zoning Appeals for a variance permitting a temporary garden center at its store at 200 W. Franciscan Drive.
Lynwood Zoning/Planning Board will meet Sept. 12, 2011.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has affirmed the authority of Ogden Dunes to prohibit short-term rentals of single-family homes.
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