The Inspection Services Department is responsible for issuing all building permits and assuring that the City of Kokomo remains free from blighted properties and deteriorated structures.
When a new business is built in Kokomo it is the responsibility of this department to assure that it is safe to open to the public. Inspecting footers, framing and electrical all businesses must pass a final inspection prior to being issued a Certificate of Occupancy. All building permits and inspections are monitored through the City database. Our department processes over one thousand building permits annually.
If a property becomes a blight to the neighborhood our department is contacted and an Inspector is sent out to investigate.
The Code Enforcement area handles all nuisance, weed and substandard complaints. Our department processes over 1,500 complaints annually.
The Permit Office is located on the first floor of City Hall. Code Enforcement is located at fire station 1.
Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.