Porter County Building Permits (Indiana)

Search for Porter County, IN building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Porter County, IN create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Porter County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Porter County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Porter County building permit. Porter County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Porter County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Burns Harbor Building Department Burns Harbor IN 310 Navajo Trail 46304 219-787-8591

Chesterton Town Building Department Chesterton IN 726 Broadway 46304 219-926-2610

Portage Planning Department Portage IN 6100 Southport Road 46368 219-763-6060

Porter Town Building Department Porter IN 303 Franklin Street 46304 219-395-9921

Porter county Planning Department Valparaiso IN 155 Indiana Avenue 46383 219-465-3540


Town and City Halls in Porter County, IN provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Porter County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Porter County, Indiana. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Porter County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Beverly Shores Town Hall Chesterton IN 500 Broadway 46304 219-728-6531

Hebron Town Hall Hebron IN 106 East Sigler Street 46341 219-996-4644

Kouts Town Hall Kouts IN 210 South Main Street 46347 219-766-3312

Portage City Hall Portage IN 6070 Central Avenue 46368 219-762-5425

Valparaiso City Hall Valparaiso IN 166 Lincolnway 46383 219-462-1161

Wanatah Town Hall Kouts IN 104 North Main Street 46347 219-733-2340