DeKalb County Permits (Indiana)

Search for DeKalb County, IN county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The DeKalb County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as DeKalb County permits. Clerks in DeKalb County, Indiana may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The DeKalb County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a DeKalb County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Ashley Clerk Ashley IN 500 South Gonser Avenue 46705 260-587-9276

Butler Clerk Butler IN 201 South Broadway Street 46721 260-868-5200

Corunna Clerk Corunna IN 102 North Bridge Street 46730 260-281-2911

Dekalb County Clerk Auburn IN 100 Main Street 46706 260-333-0701

Waterloo City Clerk Waterloo IN 280 North Wayne Street 46793 260-837-7428


A DeKalb County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in DeKalb County, Indiana may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in DeKalb County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Altona Town Hall Garrett IN 1312 West Quincy Street 46738 260-553-4016

Ashley City Hall Ashley IN 500 South Gonser Avenue 46705 260-587-9276

St Joe Town Hall St. Joe IN 102 3rd Street 46785 260-337-5449


A DeKalb County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in DeKalb County, Indiana issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. DeKalb County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These DeKalb County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

De Kalb County Building Department Auburn IN 301 South Union Street 46706 260-925-1923

De Kalb County Planning Department Auburn IN 301 South Union Street 46706 260-925-3021