Building Commission

Responsibilities


The Miami County Building Department is responsible for issuing Building Permits and providing follow-up inspections for construction and remodeling projects in the unincorporated areas of Miami County.

Permits


Permits enable the county to enforce the life-safety provisions of the building codes in Indiana. These codes are a minimum standard, protecting life, health, property and public welfare by insuring public and private buildings meet a quality standard set for all buildings in the State of Indiana.
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Regulated Activity Includes, but is Not Limited to


  • Building new buildings
  • Remodeling existing buildings
  • Creating additions
  • Alterations of structural, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical elements of a building
  • Placement of manufactured housing (mobile homes)
  • Constructing some types of exterior decks
  • Installing swimming pools
  • Building storage buildings
  • Upgrading electrical service
  • Connecting to a sanitary sewer
Permits attained for these types of activity allows for qualified inspections to be made to insure safety and appropriate construction.

Questions


If you have questions regarding a project you are about to undertake, please feel free to contact the office at your convenience.