Lake County Building Departments (Indiana)

Search for Lake County, IN building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Lake County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Lake County, Indiana. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Lake County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Lake County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Cedar Lake Planning Department Cedar Lake IN 7408 Constitution Avenue 46303 219-374-7400

Crown Point Planning Department Crown Point IN 102 East Clark Street 46307 219-662-3239

Gary Building Department Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1380

Gary City Zoning Gary IN 475 Broadway 46402 219-881-5225

Gary Zoning Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1332

Hammond Planning Department Hammond IN 649 Conkey Street 46324 219-853-6397

Hammond Zoning Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6318

Hobart City Building Department Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-3516

Lake County Building Department, Planning and Zoning Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3700

Lake Station Zoning Lake Station IN 1969 Central Avenue 46405 219-962-2081

Merrillville Building Department Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-4670

Merrillville Town Planning Department Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3631

Munster Town Permits Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6994

Saint John Planning Department St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-6036

Schererville Building Department Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-2217

St John Premier Building Department St. John IN 9994 Hunters Run 46373 219-365-1888


Lake County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Lake County, IN including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Lake County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Calumet Township Assessor Gary IN 501 East 5th Avenue 46402 219-885-0555

Hanover Township Assessor Cedar Lake IN 10917 West 133rd Avenue 46303 219-374-7936

Hobart Township Assessor Hobart IN 1461 South Lake Park Avenue 46342 219-942-7878

Lake County Assessor's Office Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3000

Ross Township Assessor Merrillville IN 7870 Broadway 46410 219-769-7667

St John Twp Assessor St. John IN 9157 Wicker Avenue 46373 219-365-2777


Lake County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IN. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Lake County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Lake County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Dyer Treasurer Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

Hammond Treasurer Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-933-2900

Highland Treasurer Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Lake County Treasurer East Chicago IN 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8350

Lake County Treasurer Gary IN 11 East 4th Avenue 46402 219-881-6300

Lake County Treasurer's Office Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3760

Lake Station Treasurer Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Treasurer Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Schererville Treasurer Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581

Whiting City Treasurer Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-3100


Lake County Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments in Indiana keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on Lake County building inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.

Gary City Code Enforcement Gary IN 900 Madison Street 46402 219-881-7450

Gary Code Enforcement Gary IN 555 Polk Street 46402 219-881-7450

Hobart Building & Code Enforcement Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-947-3407


Lake County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Lake County, IN. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Lake County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Lake County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Highland Building Inspector Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-3185

Lake County Building Inspctor Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3700

Whiting Building Inspector Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-7704