Porter County Building Departments (Indiana)

Search for Porter 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.


Porter County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Porter 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 Porter County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Porter County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Burns Harbor Building Department Burns Harbor IN 310 Navajo Trail 46304 219-787-8591

Chesterton Town Building Department Chesterton IN 726 Broadway 46304 219-926-2610

Portage Planning Department Portage IN 6100 Southport Road 46368 219-763-6060

Porter Town Building Department Porter IN 303 Franklin Street 46304 219-395-9921

Porter county Planning Department Valparaiso IN 155 Indiana Avenue 46383 219-465-3540


Porter 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 Porter County, IN including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Porter 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.

Boone Township Assessor Hebron IN 636 Front Street 46341 219-996-6120

Center Township Assessor Valparaiso IN 155 Indiana Avenue 46383 219-465-3545

Pine Township Assessor Chesterton IN 12 West Dunes Highway 46304 219-874-6531

Union Township Assessor Valparaiso IN 334 West US Highway 30 46385 219-462-1234


Porter 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 Porter 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 Porter County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Chesterton Town Treasurer Chesterton IN 726 Broadway 46304 219-926-1641

Kouts Town Treasurer Kouts IN 210 South Main Street 46347 219-766-3035

Portage City Treasurer Portage IN 6070 Central Avenue 46368 219-762-7784

Porter County Treasurer's Office Valparaiso IN 155 Indiana Avenue 46383 219-465-3470

Valparaiso Treasurer Valparaiso IN 166 Lincolnway 46383 219-462-1161