Building Department

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Michael Polan,
Building Commissioner

Joint Zoning Ordinance
Zoning Maps
Joint Zoning Ordinance (PDF)
Beacon
Local Land Surveyors
Dave SchumanBuilding Inspector - Structure
Scott SchroederBuilding Inspector - Structure
John NiegosBuilding Inspector - Electrical
Rick JacksonBuilding Inspector - Mechanical/Plumbing

Building Department

  • Issue building permits and conduct inspections
  • Issue “certificate of occupancy”
  • Issue Addresses
  • Driveway Permits unless on State Highways (INDOT)
  • Road/Utility Borings
  • Registration of Contractors (insured and bonded)
  • Handle contractor and home owners’ complaints (unincorporated areas only).

REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR CONTRACTORS

  • Create a new account.
  • Fill in all necessary information.
  • After submission, check your corresponding email to confirm your account.
  • Upload, email, or fax copies of your liability, worker’s comp/waiver, and $10,000.00 bond for La Porte County Unincorporated.
  • Pay registration fee.
REGISTER NOW

Online Permits Available

Click Here To Pull Permit

Mobile Homes

  • Dwelling (requires variance)
  • Work Trailer
  • Temporary

Mechanical

  • Furnace
  • Air Conditioner
  • Generator
  • Geothermal
  • Wood-Burning Stove

Plumbing

  • Rough
  • Hot Water
  • Water Softener

Gas

Electric

  • Upgrade
  • Reconnection
  • Septic
  • Rough
  • New Service
  • Temporary Service

Roofing/Siding

Fireplace

  • Gas
  • Wood

Solar Panel

  • Ground
  • Roof-Top

Pools

  • Inground/Above Ground
  • Hot Tub/Spa

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