Building Inspector Ted Smith
223 West Washington Street (Courthouse Annex)
Bluffton, Indiana 46714
The Building Department function is to include the coordination of all facets of residential and commercial construction activity. This includes the issuance of all construction related permits for work within the City’s jurisdiction.
Projects and plans are reviewed for compliance with State and Local Building Codes prior to permit issuance. Conformance with applicable Codes is further verified through regular inspections at various stages of construction.
The Building Department also responds to citizen complaints about unsafe structures and violations of minimum housing standards. These activities enable the Building Department to ensure that structures are both built to and utilized in a matter that is safe for the entire community.
Driveway and Sidewalk Standards
New Residential Fee Schedule effective March 1, 2016
New Commercial Fee Schedule effective March 1, 2016
Online Permit Applications