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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 safe cities in the Midwest.

What's New 

Pool & Hot Tub Regulations

Find out how DCE is protecting Indianapolis Urban Forest and download the new Flora Permit here!


General Info

Department of Code Enforcement

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


Lobby Hours
Mon., Tues. & Thurs.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Noon - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Items for review or research must be submitted no later than 3:30 p.m.*


Quick Links

Municipal Code

State Building Codes

Class 1 Structural Permits (LoGO Subscribers)

Class 1 Structural Permits (Non-LoGO Subscribers)

Online Payment Instructions

Obtaining a City Contract

Street Addressing

Special Events