Zoning Hearing Officer


  • Monthly as needed
  • Department of Planning Services
    200 East Berry Street
    Suite 150
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Public Hearing Documents

Documents associated with the public hearing can be found here: Public Hearing Documents.


The Zoning Hearing Officer hears certain cases that would otherwise be heard by the Board of Zoning Appeals. Cases that are noncontroversial and routine can generally be heard by the Zoning Hearing Officer. This offers an applicant a less expensive means of having a case heard. The Zoning Hearing Officer is a senior staff member of the Department of Planning Services.