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

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

Town of Whitestown kicks off summer events

The Town of Whitestown kicks off its summer events with the start of the Summer Concert Series on June 2 followed by the start of the Farmers Market on June 15. The Summer Concert Series begins on Friday, June 2 and runs every Friday night through July 28 (except June...

Gateway Park Survey

The Whitestown Parks and Recreation Department is seeking funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to enhance Gateway Park. In order to do so, they need input from residents on what amenities they want to see added at Gateway Park. Click here to take the...