Porter County Permits (Indiana)

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

Beverly Shores Clerk Chesterton IN 500 South Broadway 46304 219-872-0046

Bums Harbor Town Clerk Burns Harbor IN 310 Navajo Trail 46304 219-787-8591

Hebron Town Clerk Hebron IN 106 West Sigler Street 46341 219-996-4641

Porter Clerk Porter IN 303 Franklin Street 46304 219-926-2771

Porter County Clerk Valparaiso IN 16 Lincolnway 46383 219-465-3450


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

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


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

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