Building Department

The Building Department is responsible for the issuance of building permits and performing required inspections of construction projects within the city limits of La Porte.

Our purpose is to enforce the standards set forth by the Indiana Building and Fire Codes and local ordinances that provide minimum requirements to safeguard the public's safety, health, and general welfare.

The Building Department issues and oversees contractor registration. Contractors and their sub contractors working within the city limits of La Porte are to be registered and bonded per local ordinance.

For a link to the codes, standards, and other rules set forth by the state of Indiana, click here.

Services

Services include:
  • Complete designs of small projects, including plans and specifications
  • Complete inspections of building projects
  • Coordinate major projects with citizens, staff, and architects / engineers
  • Monitor flood plain compliance
  • Review data and evaluate citizen projects for code / zoning compliance
  • Review data and issue building permits
Project Updates

2015 Sidewalk Repair

For information about the 2015 City of La Porte Sidewalk Repair Program click
here or contact the engineering department.

Thomas Rose Industrial Park (Burson Street)
For information/schedule about the Thomas Rose Industrial Park project click
here or contact the engineering department.

2015 Street Paving
For information/schedule about the 2015 Street Paving project click
here or contact the engineering department.

New Porte Landing
More information to come.

Fail Rd/Frontage Rd Street Improvements
For information/schedule about the Fail Rd/Frontage Rd Street Improvement project click here or contact the engineering department.