With nearly a dozen departments issuing permits between the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County, the process can seem overwhelming. Through a multi-year effort, Fort Wayne and Allen County have worked to streamline the permitting process and work toward a seamless "one-stop shop" approach centered around a common software platform. This joint venture greatly improves the permit routing process and the sharing of information between permitting departments. While many of the departments use this software for internal use only, some departments have developed online applications for common permits. If you would like to apply for a building or land use permit online, head on over to our Citizen Access Portal. For information about obtaining other county-issued permits, contact the appropriate county department.

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