Visiting the City County Building
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OFFICE OF DISABILITY AFFAIRS

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VISTING THE CITY-COUNTY BUILDING

The City-County Building is located at 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. An information desk is located in the west wing of the building.  The Office of Disability Affairs is located in the Center Tower, Room 2460. The three entrances to the building are accessible and located off of Delaware, Market and Washington Streets.  The Delaware entrance is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m, Monday through Friday. A drop off area is available at the Market Street entrance.  The door on the east side of the building at Alabama Street is locked and unavailable to the public.
 
Members of the public and their belongings are required to pass through security, including an x-ray and metal detector.  Wanding is available for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use the metal detector.  If you have a disability and have questions regarding security before your visit, please contact the Office of Disability Affairs.
 

OBSERVATION DECK:

See Indianapolis from above. Admission is free. Click here for hours and details.

SERVICE ANIMALS:

Service animals are welcome in the City-County Building. A service animal is a dog that is individually trained to perform tasks for person with a disability. A service animal must be harnessed, leashed or tethered unless these devices interfere with the service animal's work. If your disability prevents you from using a harness, leash or tether, you must maintain control of your service animal through voice, signal or other effective controls.

Security may ask you if you need your dog because of disability as well as what tasks the dog  is trained to perform. Miniature horses trained as service animals will be considered on an individual basis for entrance into the building. If a service animal is not housebroken or is disruptive, it will not be permitted into the building.

ELEVATORS:

Elevators are located in the east and west wings of the building as well as the Center Tower.  Elevators have audible bells to indicate movement to the next floor.  A service elevator is located on the east side of the building and is staffed by an attendant.  Individuals with disabilities are welcome to use the service elevator for any floor, which is available to all members of the public in order to access the building’s observation deck.

VIDEOPHONE:

A videophone is available for individuals who use sign language on the first floor in the west wing across from the Information Desk.  The videophone remote is at the Information Desk.

PARKING:

Metered parking, including accessible spaces designated for people with disabilities, is located around the City County Building.  Paid surface lots and garages are located on Alabama and Market Streets.  If you are unable to pay a meter due to your disability, click here to learn more about the meter exempt program.