Delaware County, Indiana

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Tom Fouch,
Building Commissioner - Zoning Administrator

  • Phone: (765) 747-7799
  • Fax: (765) 747-7744
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:30AM to 4.00PM

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DMMPC - Building Commissioner & Zoning Administrator

DMMPC Sites: DMMPC Home Planning & Zoning | Building & Code Enforcement | Transportation Planning

Complaints handled by the County Building Commissioner include:
  • Abandoned Property
  • Animal Violation (Farm Animals in Residential Zone) 
  • Business Operations in a Residential Zone
  • Dumping/Waste/Burning
  • Junk Vehicles
  • RVs, Motor Homes (Being Used in a Residence Zone)
  • Unsafe Buildings

Note: Complaints handled by this office are for unincorporated Delaware County.
If you live in Muncie, Yorktown, Eaton, Gaston, Albany, Selma or Daleville, contact your city/town offices:

City of Muncie (765) 747-4862 Town of Yorktown /Mt Pleasant Township (765) 759-0142
Town of Albany (765) 789-6112 Town of Daleville (765) 378-6288
Town of Eaton (765) 396-3980 Town of Gaston (765) 358-4005
Town of Selma (765) 289-0226 Town of Chesterfield (765) 378-3331

The Delaware County Building Commissioners office issues permits for new or additions to Structures, Demolition of Structures, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Swimming pools and Solar installations for projects that are located in the unincorporated area of Delaware County.  There are fees associated with all permits as well as penalties for non-compliance, please contact the office for more information.  General contractors, electrical, plumbing and HVAC contractors working within the unincorporated Delaware County are required to register annually with the office.   

The Delaware County Zoning Administration enforces the Delaware County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance and The Code of the County of Delaware, Indiana.  This includes but is not limited to the following types of issues: Unsafe structures, junk cars, construction without permits, and non-conforming uses of a property.  The Zoning Administrator also issues sign permits and enforces the sign ordinance.