Welcome to the Department of Code Enforcement
DCE offering extended hours on Wednesday, May 29th and Wednesday, July 3rd. The lobby will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on those days.
Notice of Public Hearing
CONTRACTOR LICENSING INFORMATION - Did you know that contractors must be licensed and secure required permits to perform any work? If you hire an unlicensed contractors, you will be responsible for costly repairs or held liable for personal injury or property damage. If you suspect an unlicensed contractor or non-permitted work, call the Mayor's Action Center. Check out this PSA for more details or view a list of currently licensed contractors.
LICENSE INFORMATION FOR TOBACCO SPECIALTY BARSThe City's Smoking Ordinance will become effective June 1, 2012. DCE will license businesses that qualify as an exempt Tobacco Specialty Bar. Click here for details and application forms. Click here to view a summary of what businesses will be impacted.
TENTS AND TEMPORARY STRUCTURES
The Department of Code Enforcement (DCE) issues structural permits and limited duration licenses for many temporary tents, canopies and membrane structures. Click here for more information about the DCE's Tent, Canopy, and Membrane Structure Pilot Program.Click here for the Tent Notification form.Click here for the Tent Permit Application.
INTERESTED IN TEMPORARY ACTIVITIES FOR SPECIAL EVENTS?Learn more about permitting and licensing for special events.
CITY CONTRACTSDCE is currently seeking Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for professional engineering services. Get more information here .
DCE is currently seeking Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) services. Get more information here and here.
Get more information here on how to bid on a City contract through the City of Indianapolis-Marion County Purchasing Division.
Department of Code Enforcement
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