Economic Development

Martinsville, Indiana is a city that is on the move.  Conveniently located on I-69 between Indianapolis, the state’s capital city, and Bloomington, the home of Indiana University, Martinsville offers hospitality and opportunity to families seeking suburban and rural lifestyles as a convenient alternative to the urban pace of big-city living.  And, with the development of I-69 as an international interstate corridor from Canada to Mexico through central Indiana, Martinsville provides fast access for commerce to all major North American markets.  Does your company deliver its products to global customers?  Our community is just minutes away from the Indy region’s renowned air transportation hub, Indianapolis International Airport, that is the home of a major FedEx operation that absolutely, positively can deliver your products around the world overnight.

Whatever you seek, you can find it in Martinsville, Indiana.  From entrepreneurs to industrialists and families seeking forests or farmland, our interstate community offers a great setting for those seeking to maximize their investments and quality of life.  Won’t you visit to learn more about how can we assist you with your next, best move?

A Snapshot of Success

  • Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL)

    Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) officials’ $700 million-plus capital investment in a new power plant at Eagle Valley (White River) near Martinsville will modernize power generation

  • Flaherty & Collins

    Flaherty & Collins’ $8.5 million investment in downtown Martinsville will produce The Retreat at Mineral Springs, a 38-apartment development for residents 55 years and older

  • Artesian Group LLC

    Artesian Group LLC’s purchase of more than 20 downtown buildings to be rehabbed to revitalize Martinsville’s downtown square, providing retail space on the first floors with quality apartments on the second floor

  • Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)

    Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) officials’ decision to invest $286 million over five years in Morgan County for new roads, highways and the construction of I-69 through the area, enabling Martinsville to have a strategic location on the new expanded interstate for opportunities in the manufacturing, logistics, life sciences and health/medical industries

  • Liberty Church Road

    Martinsville officials’ annexation of hundreds of acres at Liberty Church Road in preparation for I-69 growth

  • Grand Valley Boulevard & Cramertown Loop

    Martinsville officials’ planning for commercial and industrial development at Grand Valley Boulevard and Cramertown Loop (east side of I-69)

  • State Road 39 & State Road 37/I-69

    Martinsville officials’ anticipated redevelopment of State Road 39 and State Road 37/I-69

Martinsville Chamber of Commerce

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Morgan County EDC

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Indiana Gateway Dashboard

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Become A Board Member

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Board of Zoning Appeals Contacts

Mike LanamChairman440 E. Washington St.
Marilyn SiderewiczSecretary275 Goodnight Rd.
Katie Barnard2160 N. Blue Bluff Rd.
Ann Marvel492 Valley Dr.
Julie Presley560 Virginia St.
Dakota ScheuAttorney 40 North Main St.

Board of Zoning Appeals Calendar

september, 2023

Plan Commission

Planning Commission Documents

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City of Martinsville Comprehensive Plan
Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance
Martinsville Downtown Action Plan, Final Draft

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Plan Commission Contacts

Sam ReuterVice Chair185 Byram Blvd.
Marilyn SiderewiczSecretary275 Goodnight Rd.
Katie Barnard2160 N. Blue Bluff Rd.
Melanie Foley400 Bailliere Dr.
Tom Williams2205 Blue Bluff Rd.
Gary Carrell1240 Country Club Rd.
Dakota ScheuAttorney 40 North Main St.

Plan Commission Calendar

september, 2023

Redevelopment Commission

Redevelopment Commission Contacts

Greg McKelfreshPresident
Dair GrantVP
Alan MyersSecretary
Chip Keller
Tana Lobb
Michelle BaughMSD Representative

Redevelopment Commission Calendar

september, 2023

Additional Boards

Unsafe Building Board

Name Position
Tom Gray President
Mike Lanam Sr.
Dewanyne Metcalf
Jim WiscoeAttorney

Municipal Building Corp

Joe Lobb
Dan Fleener
Paul Prather