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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

Note:  DCE Lobby hours on Wednesday December 24, 2014 are 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Request for Qualifactions Addendum 1 - 2015 Boarding Services

Code Enforcement to Begin Oversight of Unsafe Vacant Structures


General Info

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

Lobby Hours
M, T, TR: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
W: Noon - 5:00 p.m.
F: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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