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.