The Building Department processes applications for almost every building project and performs subsequent inspections.
Building Permit Applications
For questions on how to fill out a permit application, print out the associated permit guide first and review those instructions. Any further questions can be directed to the Building Department at 219-465-3676. Find Permit Guides & Applications (PDF).
Building Inspection Requests
Please call 219-465-3473 to schedule your inspection request. If you receive the voice mail box, please leave your name, phone number, jobsite address, and permit number. All inspection requests are retrieved from this voice mail box periodically throughout the day. Confirmation calls are not necessary.