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Planning Department

The City of Butler Planning Department is responsible for several City administrative functions, including zoning administration, issuing permits, maintaining the City's website and Facebook page, and serving as staff to the Mayor, elected officials and the appointed City boards and commissions.   The Department also processes tax abatement applications, applies for grants and is involved in public works projects.

Information regarding obtaining permits if Butler can be found at this link.


DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership
The City of Butler is an active member of the DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership. For more information regarding the Partnership, visit

For more information regarding current City of Butler economic development activities, please contact:
City Planner
Phone 260-868-5200
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Planning & Zoning4 documents

  • Online Butler, Indiana Zoning Map
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  • Butler Zoning Ordinance - Full Searchable PDF Edition
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  • Butler Subdivision Code
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  • 2001 Comprehensive Plan
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Ada & Title 6 Policies2 documents

  • City of Butler, Indiana ADA Transition Plan for Public Rights-of-Way
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  • City of Butler, Indiana Title VI Implementation Policy & Procedure
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