Monroe County, Indiana

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Building Department


About Us:

The Monroe County Building Department is an office responsible for the inspection and enforcement of adopted Indiana Building Codes throughout Monroe County. The department is also charged with maintaining the licensing and registration program for electricians and plumbers working within the County.

To Apply for a License or Permit Online:

Step 1: Click here to watch a short  "How-to" tutorial (RECOMMENDED)


Click here for instructions in PDF format

Step 2: An Open Gov account is required to complete all applications. If you do not already have an account, click here to enroll. 

Click here to access the Residential Building Permit Applications

Click here to access the Commercial Building Permit Applications

Click here to access the Licensing & Registration Applications

Contact Us

Robert LaRue,
Building Commissioner
Showers Building North
501 N Morton St
Suite 220
Bloomington, IN 47404
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2580
  • Fax: (812) 349-2967
  • Staff Directory
  • Office hours are 8:00AM - 4:00PM Monday - Friday
    Licenses & Permits may be picked up and payments made only between the hours of
    9am-11am & 1pm-3pm

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