Lake County Permits (Indiana)

Search for Lake 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 Lake County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Lake County permits. Clerks in Lake 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 Lake County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Lake County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Dyer Clerk Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

East Chicago City Clerk East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8491

Hammond City Clerk Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6502

Highland Clerk Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Clerk Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lake County Clerk East Chicago IN 3711 Main Street 46312 219-398-2442

Lake County Clerk Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3460

Lake County Clerk Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-931-3440

Lake Station Clerk Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Clerk Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Munster Town Clerk Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6940

Schererville Clerk Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581

St John Clerk St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Clerk Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


A Lake 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 Lake 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. Lake County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Lake 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.

Cedar Lake Planning Department Cedar Lake IN 7408 Constitution Avenue 46303 219-374-7400

Crown Point Planning Department Crown Point IN 102 East Clark Street 46307 219-662-3239

Gary Building Department Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1380

Gary City Zoning Gary IN 475 Broadway 46402 219-881-5225

Gary Zoning Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1332

Hammond Planning Department Hammond IN 649 Conkey Street 46324 219-853-6397

Hammond Zoning Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6318

Hobart City Building Department Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-3516

Lake County Building Department, Planning and Zoning Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3700

Lake Station Zoning Lake Station IN 1969 Central Avenue 46405 219-962-2081

Merrillville Building Department Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-4670

Merrillville Town Planning Department Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3631

Munster Town Permits Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6994

Saint John Planning Department St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-6036

Schererville Building Department Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-2217

St John Premier Building Department St. John IN 9994 Hunters Run 46373 219-365-1888


A Lake 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 Lake 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 Lake County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

East Chicago City Hall East Chicago IN 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8300

Gary City Hall Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1414

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 111 North Broad Street 46319 219-924-7500

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 349 North Indiana Street 46319 219-922-3078

Hammond City Hall Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6324

Highland Town Hall Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Hall Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lowell Town Hall Lowell IN 501 East Main Street 46356 219-696-7794

Merrillville Town Hall Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-5711

Munster Town Hall Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-8810

New Chicago Town Hall New Chicago IN 122 Huber Boulevard 46342 219-962-1157

Schererville Town Hall Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-2211

Schneider Town Hall Schneider IN 23800 Parrish Avenue 46376 219-552-0661

St John Town Hall St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Hall Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-7704


A Lake County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Lake County, Indiana may issue county permits. These Lake County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Lake County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Gary City Code Enforcement Gary IN 900 Madison Street 46402 219-881-7450

Gary Code Enforcement Gary IN 555 Polk Street 46402 219-881-7450

Hobart Building & Code Enforcement Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-947-3407