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A Record Year for BPD and Growth in Auburn

By Amy Schweitzer, Director, Building, Planning & Development By all accounts, 2016 was a record year for growth in Auburn. The Department of Building, Planning and Development (BPD), which serves as the clearinghouse for any type of development in the city, issued 1,329 permits—the highest on record. The City of Auburn’s Building Inspector conducted an […]

Help Develop Auburn: Take Part in Survey or Forum

The city of Auburn is participating in the Indiana Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI) and needs public input on our community’s economy, quality of life and leadership. HCI is a community development program that aims to make communities like ours more vibrant places to live, work and play. There are two ways you can provide input: […]

Public Asked to Comment on Park’s Proposed Master Plan

The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department has developed a draft of its five-year master plan and would like the public’s input before it’s finalized. All feedback must be submitted by Feb. 19. Get Your Copy Visit the Parks page of the city website or click on the links below to download copies: Park master plan […]

Parks & Recreation Department Wants Your Feedback

In keeping with the Auburn Parks & Recreation Department’s ongoing commitment to provide quality parks and facilities, open spaces, natural areas, educational opportunities and services to enhance the well-being of the citizens of Auburn and surrounding areas, we are conducting a survey from June 15 – July 26. Your participation in this survey is vital […]

Customer Service Survey from the Department of Building, Planning & Development

By William J. Spohn, Administrator As the city department entrusted to oversee the development of the city, we play a large role in Auburn’s future growth. Primarily we issue, oversee and guide projects to completion by conducting building inspections, administering the local plan review process and serving as staff for both the Plan Commission and Board […]