Building & Code Enforcement Department

The Building & Code Enforcement Department 
  • Building- Conducts inspections of new structures, additions and renovations of existing structures within the city limits. There are 4 Inspectors, Building, Electrical, Mechanical (HVAC), and Plumbing, who report to the Building Commissioner.
  • Code Enforcement- In efforts of maintaining a clean and safe city, Code Enforcement Officers conduct inspections of properties for compliance with minimum housing standards, property maintenance, trash, and tall grass and weed ordinances. There are three Code Enforcement Officers that patrol assigned areas of the City and report to the Building Commissioner. 
  • Permit Center - Responsible for issuing all construction permits, contractor license & registration renewals, and maintaining property files.


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Municipal Building (City Hall)
229 S 2nd St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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  • Phone:  (574) 294-5474
  • Fax:  (574) 389-1781
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  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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