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The Building Department is located at 1490 Broadway, Suite 5.
The Building Department serves to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and to enhance the general quality of life through interpretation and enforcement of the Indiana Building Code, Chesterton Town Code, Ordinances and other applicable regulations governing construction and land use.
Rick Fancher is responsible for the onsite inspection related to buildings and their construction to ensure compliance with submitted plans.
Dave Ellis is responsible for the onsite inspection related to commercial buildings and their construction to ensure compliance with the National Electrical Code.
Ed Surgener enforces compliance with all Chesterton codes, standards and ordinances.
Sherry White is responsible for the issuance of permits, the assessment of permit fees, the control and maintenance of departmental records and supplying record information to the public via file searches.