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Welcome to the Department of Code Enforcement


The mission of the Department of Code Enforcement (DCE) is to improve the quality of life in the City of Indianapolis through strategic application of civil code regulation; effective licensing, permitting, inspection, enforcement, and abatement practices; and local government oversight of property use/safety and maintenance, business, event, professional, and construction industries.

We look forward to serving you as we continue to make Indianapolis one of the most sustainable, livable, and safest cities in the Midwest.

What's New

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General Info

1200 Madison Ave., Ste. 100
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: (317) 327-8700
Fax: (317) 327-5174

*Lobby Hours
M - TR: 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
F: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

**ATTENTION the DCE Lobby will not open until 12:00pm on December 9, 2015.

***Items for review or research must be submitted no later than 3:30 p.m. Times may vary based on Customer Demand.