Building Department

The Whitestown Building Department processes, reviews, and issues all building permits within the Town of Whitestown, performs all building and rental property inspections, and applies building codes adopted by the State of Indiana.

Whitestown Building Inspectors are required to maintain updated certifications in all aspects of construction through tests administered by the International Code Council.

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Heather Wetzel, Development Services Executive Assistant

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Building Permits & Inspections

The Building Department accepts all permit applications, plans, and inspection requests electronically. Online payment is also available.

Rental Registration & Inspections

All residential rental properties are to be registered annually through the Town of Whitestown and inspected prior to possession of the property by new tenants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a permit to install a fence on my property?

The Town of Whitestown does not require a permit for the installation of fences, however we do require that you receive approval from your homeowner’s association (HOA) if applicable. If you have concerns regarding easements, drainage, and swells, direct your concerns to the Boone County Surveyor’s Office.

You may attain a copy of your plot plan from the Building Department by sending an email to Please include your address, neighborhood community, and lot number if known.

How do I receive my certificate of occupancy?

Upon receipt of payment, your permit/certificate of occupancy will be emailed to the email address registered with Mobile Eyes. The permits will need to be printed in color and posted as normal. If you are unable to print them, please let us know and a hard copy will be mailed to you.

For our builder communities, the gas certification stickers once attached to the permit will now be brought to the job site by the residential inspectors.

Town News

Local 10-year-old becomes officer for a day

On Saturday, December 10, 10-year-old Neeley Pace had the opportunity to be an officer for a day with the Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department. She was randomly chosen from participants at National Night Out for this experience. After being sworn in by Officer...