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Building Permit

Initial Contact: Allen County Building

Application Form:

Standard Building Permit Application Form (ACA online application)

Public Meeting:

Not Applicable


Based upon square footage of project or job value.

Telephone Number: 260-449-7131

Issued To:

Contractor Performing the work (must be licensed in Allen County), or the Homeowner if it will be his/her primary Residence and he/she is constructing it personally.


Once an improvement location permit (ILP) is received from the Department of Planning Services, the applicant can obtain the building permit at the Building Department. The application should include a floor plan with room dimensions of the structure to be built. State plan review may be required for commercial projects.