April - June 2013 Newsletter
Calendar of Events
Spring Leaf Pick Up
The Town of Clear Lake will be providing roadside leaf pick-up this spring.
The pick-up dates are: Monday, April 22nd, Monday, April 29th, Monday, May 6th,
and Monday, May 13th 2013. Weather permitting.
Change in Garbage Billing for Calander Year 2013
The Town of Clear Lake will be mailing the 2013 garbage bills out by April 1st,
2013. Payments will be due by May 1st, 2013. If payments are not received in our
office by May 15th, 2013 there will be a late fee of $13.50 added to the
If you think there may be a conflict with your mailing address on file,
please notify our office (260-495-9158) to ensure that you receive your bill in
a timely manner.
For those that pay their garbage bill with our Auto Draw program, payments
will now be drawn on May 15th, 2013.
Proposed 2013 Update to the Comprehensive Plan Available for Public Review
The Town of Clear Lake, through its Plan Commission, has been working over the
last year to update the existing 2006 Master Plan. A draft of the Update is now
available for the publicís review. Please take some time to review the proposed
Update. It include results from last summerís Values Survey as well as Policies
and Objectives regarding residential and other types of development. While
reviewing the Update, it is important to keep in mind that a comprehensive plan
is intended to set direction with regard to growth and development for a
community; it is NOT a set of regulations or ordinances.
Comments on the
proposed 2013 Update to the Comprehensive Plan are welcomed and encouraged
before April 15, 2013. All comments should be made in writing via email
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or by mail (Attn: Zoning Administrator, Clear Lake
Town Hall, 111 Gecowets Drive, Fremont IN 46737). Additionally, the Clear Lake
Plan Commission will be holding a public hearing on the proposed 2013 Update to
the Comprehensive Plan on May 6, 2013 at 7 PM in the Clear Lake Town Hall, 111
Gecowets Drive, Fremont IN 46737. Written comments that are filed with the Plan
Commission prior to the hearing will be considered. Oral comments will also be
heard at the hearing.
The proposed draft is available at the following link: Proposed
Comprehensive Plan Update (January 31, 2013)
Message from Amy Schweitzer, Zoning Administrator - Check before starting your project.
Before starting your project, be it a deck, cement work, a fence, a
shed, remodeling or rebuilding your cottage please check with me to make sure the
project meets the requirements of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). Further, almost all projects (interior or exterior) require a Building Permit
from Steuben County. There is nothing worse than to start your
project only to learn that the project does not comply with the UDO or the
We all want to keep Clear Lake the greatest place to live.
Please be sure to update your owner information if you have moved or
changed any other important information. You may use our Owner Information Link to make any changes that
are necessary. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Thank you
for your cooperation.
Town Hall Hours & Information
The Clear Lake Town Hall located at 111 Gecowets Drive in Clear Lake, Indiana. Business hours are
9:00 AM to
PM on Monday thru Friday. The office Telephone Number is 260.495.9158
Amy Scheitzer, the Clear Lake Zoning Administrator is available on Mondays
or by appointment by calling
the Town Hall at 260.495.9158.
Clear Lake Police Department Non-Emergency Telephone Number: 260.495.9620.
This web site contains information about the Town of Clear Lake in Steuben
County, Indiana. Because changes can happen frequently, the contents of this
web site may be out-of-date or incomplete. Official records are only
available through the town's Clerk/Treasurer.