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Build­ing Department

Build­ing Department

The Build­ing Depart­ment admin­is­ters and enforces all local ordi­nances and codes as it per­tains to struc­tures with­in the city lim­its, to pro­vide min­i­mum stan­dards for the pro­tec­tion of life, limb, health, and envi­ron­ment, and to ensure pub­lic safe­ty and wel­fare and ener­gy con­ser­va­tion in the design and con­struc­tion of build­ings and structures.

The most com­mon tasks of the Build­ing Depart­ment are:

  • Con­trac­tor reg­is­tra­tion issuance
  • Con­trac­tor reg­istry maintenance
  • Build­ing Inspections
  • Cer­tifi­cates of occu­pan­cy issuance
  • Demo­li­tion assistance

The City of Mar­i­on is held in high regard by the Indi­ana Hous­ing and Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Author­i­ty for its out­stand­ing and exem­plary blight elim­i­na­tion program.

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