Welcome to the City of Valparaiso Planning Department
The Planning Department is responsible for all current and future planning and zoning to manage growth and development in the City of Valparaiso. The Planning Department works with a variety of partners to enhance the quality of life in our community. This includes working closely with other city departments to facilitate project development and being involved in county and regional planning groups and community organizations.

We will continue to accept applications for the Board of Zoning Appeals, Plan Commission, Site Review, and Zoning Clearance letters.  Please email your applications as PDF attachment to Sandy Biggs at You will also need to print and mail your completed application and send with the required application fee (made out to City of Valparaiso) to the Clerk-Treasurer’s office:

Valparaiso Clerk-Treasurer
166 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383