Wells County Permits (Indiana)

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

Poneto Town Clerk Poneto IN 105 West Washington Street 46781 260-694-6602

Wells County Clerk Bluffton IN 102 West Market Street 46714 260-824-6482


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

Ossian Town Hall Ossian IN 507 North Jefferson Street 46777 260-622-4251

Zanesville Town Hall Zanesville IN 17736 North Wayne Street 46799 260-638-0051


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

Wells County Planning Department Bluffton IN 223 West Washington Street 46714 260-824-6407