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This form is only for unincorporated St. Joseph County (5 digit addresses). For City of South Bend applications: South Bend Zoning
Please fill in these fields with the information of where the sign will be located. This may be different than the applicant or property owner information.
Please fill in the personal information of the property owner. This may be different than the applicant information.
Please fill in the personal information of the applicant. This may be different than the property owner.
Please select the zoning of the property for the proposed sign. If you are not sure of your zoning, use the link above.
Has the property the proposed sign will be located on received a variance or special use/exception?
Please select the date of approval for the variance or special use/exception.
Please upload the approval letter of the variance(s) or special exception/use.
Is the property the proposed sign will be located on in a floodplain or wetland?
Please select the date of approval FEMA (floodplain) or DNR (wetland).
Please upload your approval letter from FEMA if the property is located in a floodplain or DNR if the property is located in a wetland.
Use the link above to find out how signs and facades are measured per the Zoning Ordinance to be able to accurately fill out this application. It is essential that all the required information is provided on your drawings for us to be able to issue an ILP.
Be sure to include the proper fees after submitting your application. This can be done in person or by mail at: Area Plan Commission, 227 W. Jefferson Blvd., 11th Floor County City Building, South Bend, Indiana 46601. *PLEASE MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO THE ST. JOSEPH COUNTY AREA PLAN COMISSION*
Fees are $50 per sign type. For example, if you have two walls signs, the fee is $50. If you have a wall and freestanding sign, the fee is $100. ILPs will not be issued until the proper payment has been received.
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