Applications & Forms

Applications & Forms 2017-04-23T00:21:34+00:00

A complete library of Planning Department applications and forms is available below. Please note that both blank forms to be printed and completed and fill-in forms capable of being completed electronically are available.  Please note that the applications and forms are updated periodically and therefore it is recommend that frequent applicants return to the website to obtain current forms for each application rather than downloading and reusing a particular version.  The use of outdated forms can result in applications being delayed or re-work on the part of the applicant.  The applications and forms are intended to be used for all jurisdictions unless specifically indicated otherwise.

Fee Schedule

Applicable to the City of Columbus, Bartholomew County, and the Edinburgh / Bartholomew / Columbus Joint District.


Zoning Compliance Certificate Applications

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

Sign Application Package (Application & Worksheet)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Sign Application Form Only
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Sign Worksheet Form Only
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

ZCC Application Package (Application, Checklist & Sign Worksheet)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

ZCC Application Form Only
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Site Plan Checklist Only
Standard Form

*Site Development Plan Application Package (Application, Waiver/Modification Form, Checklist & Sign Worksheet)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

*Site Development Plan Form Only
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

*Waiver/Modification Form Only
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

*Site Plan Checklist Only
Standard Form

*for use for certain PUD site plans and “P”, “CD”, “C-3”, and “IR” zoning districts


Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Applications

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

BZA Filing Procedures Summary
Standard Form

Conditional Use Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Development Standards Variance Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Use Variance Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Flood Hazard Area Variance Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Appeal of Administrative Decision Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form


Subdivision Applications

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

Subdivision Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Major Sub. Construction Plan & Final Plat Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Appeal of Plat Committee Decision Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Bartholomew County Agriculture Affidavit
Standard Form


Columbus Subdivision Checklists

(Standard Form: PDF)

Administrative Subdivision Checklist
Standard Form

Minor Subdivision Checklist
Standard Form

Major Subdivision Preliminary Plat Checklist
Standard Form

Major Subdivision Final Plat Checklist
Standard Form


Columbus Subdivision Improvement Agreements

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

Build & Dedicate Agreement
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Performance Security Agreement
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Revise Build & Dedicate to Performance Security Agreement
Standard Form
Fill-In Form


Bartholomew County Subdivision Improvement Agreements

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

Build & Dedicate Agreement
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Performance Security Agreement (Public Improvements)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Performance Security Agreement (Private Improvements)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form


Floodplain Regulation Related Forms

(Standard Form: PDF)

Community Acknowledgement Form Submission Instructions
Standard Form


Other Applications

(Standard Form: PDF, Fill-in Form: Word Template)

Rezoning Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Annexation Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Planned Unit Development (PUD) Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

PUD Preliminary Plan Checklist
Standard Form

PUD Final Plan Checklist
Standard Form

Utility Connection Application Package (For connections outside of Columbus city limits)
Standard Form
Fill-In Form

Right-of-Way Vacation Application
Standard Form
Fill-In Form