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ONLINE SERVICES

BNS offers a variety of online resources to assist with permitting, licensing and research needs. The Citizen Access Portal is an online tool open to Indianapolis/Marion County citizens, businesses and visitors allowing access to their local city government.

Visit the Citizen Access Portal to access commonly requested documents, enforcement cases reports and more from the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS), the Division of Planning of the Marion County Health Department (MCHD) and  the Indianapolis Historic preservation Commission (IHPC).


Submit A Permit Application

To get started create a User Account.

Already have a user account, Log in with your Username and Password before or after selecting the 'Permit Application' type.

Residential

  • Drainage
  • Driveway
  • Electrical
  • Flood
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Improvement Location Permit
  • Plumbing
  • Structural
  • Wrecking

Commercial/Multi-Familly

  • Drainage
  • Electrical
  • Flood
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Improvement Location Permit
  • Plumbing
  • Structural
  • Wrecking

Right-of-Way (ROW)

  • ROW Use
  • ROW Excavation & Oversized/Overweight

Additional Online Services

Permit Extension / Schedule an Inspection / Submit Online Completion Card

Electrical Certification Tag Authorization

Electronic Plan Review for Class 1 Structures

Email Notification

Make an Online Payment

Research Cases and Reports

  • Business License
  • Enforcement History
  • Health Department Cases
  • Permits & Contractors
  • Planning & Historic Preservation

Indy Landlord Registration Program

Owners or landlords of residential rental units within the City of Indianapolis (properties in excluded cities are exempt) are now required to register the properties with the City.