1. Please review the homeowner guidelines listed in the attachment below to determine if you are eligible to obtain a permit as an owner and occupant of a property you wish to self-perform work.
  2. Complete the Permit Application, Homeowner affidavit and the Advanced structural affidavit
  3. Appear in person at 200 E. Berry St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802 with completed paperwork and valid State issued identification.

pdfHomeowner Guidelines

pdfPermit Application

pdfHomeowner Affidavit

pdfAdvanced Structural Affidavit



Building Department

Contact Info

200 East Berry Street
Suite 180
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1811

M-F 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

(260) 449-7131 (phone)
(260) 449-7596 (fax)

Joseph Hutter
Building Commissioner

Brad Hunter
Senior Electrical Inspector

Bill Stephens
Senior Non Sanitary & Plumbing Inspector
(260) 449-7598

Dave Harper
Senior Heating Inspector
(260) 449-7618

Derrick Wilson
Senior Commercial Structural Inspector
(260) 449-7034

Dave Longsworth
Senior Housing Inspector
(260) 449-7549

Mike Dwyer
Senior Compliance Division
(260) 449-7595