The Planning Department provides a full range of services for Bartholomew County. This includes administering the complete set of development regulations; monitoring those regulations for effectiveness, clarity, and relevance; and managing the process for any revisions to the development regulations.
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Zoning Ordinance – Table of Contents
The zoning ordinance for the Bartholomew County is provided below. This material was last updated on February 23, 2023 and reflects all revisions through the adoption of Bartholomew County Ordinance 2, 2023 on February 23, 2023.
The corresponding zoning map is provided as a layer on the Bartholomew County GIS (GIS Basic Instructions). Please feel free to contact our office with any zoning-related questions (phone: 812.376.2550 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Commercial Solar Energy System Zoning Regulations – Effective November 9, 2022 Bartholomew County has adopted zoning ordinance amendments with regard to commercial solar energy system facilities. Incorporation of these amendments into the zoning ordinance document will occur at a later date.
Subdivision Control Ordinance
Town of Hartsville
The Town of Hartsville maintains a contract with Bartholomew County for the administration of the Town’s zoning and subdivision regulations. The Hartsville Zoning Map and Ordinance are provided below. The Bartholomew County Subdivision Control Ordinance is also applicable to Hartsville.