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The City of Rensselaer has a State Approved Building Department, which administers and enforces Indiana Building Codes (see code list below) within the City of Rensselaer and its two-mile "buffer zone."

The Building Department also administers and enforces the City's Zoning & Subdivision Control Ordinances to protect the orderly, small-town lifestyle that Rensselaer is noted for.
Local officials involved with the Ordinances include:
Department Department Head Telephone
Plan Commission (website) George Cover 219-866-7489
Zoning Appeals (website) Stan Haines 219-866-2160
Zoning Consultant LSL Planning 317-636-0850
Engineering Consultant McMahon 219-462-7743
City Attorney Jacob Ahler 219-866-3435
Street/Water/Sewage Jerry Lockridge 219-866-7833
Gas Carol Lockridge 219-866-5206
Electric Leonard Larson, Line Foreman 219-866-8475
Building permit applications and zoning maps are available in the Building Department Office located in City Hall.

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Kenny Haun, Building Commissioner; ADA Coordinator; Fire Chief
124 S Van Rensselaer St
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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