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.

Town Hall Meeting Street Paving and Funding June 15, 2016:

For more information, click the links below to view the slide show presentation and the full video of the meeting through Access La Porte County.

TOWN HALL MEETING
SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATION

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

 2016 Sidewalk Repair

More information to come.

New Porte Landing
More information to come.