City of New Castle,Indiana

Building Commission

Kenny Melton - Commissioner
Pam Armstrong - Permits & Inspections
Janet Davis - Planning & Zoning, Variance Applications, Permits & Inspections


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The New Castle Building Commission
     Working With Others To Build A Strong - Sustaining Community    
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
(office may close from 12-1pm on occasion due to staffing)
The New Castle Building Department performs several functions related to maintaining safe high quality housing in New Castle.


The Building Department's responsibilities:
  1. Issue building permits and perform required inspections;
  2. Licensing and testing of all contractors performing work within the city per Ordinance #2864;
  3. Serving as Secretary to the Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission
  4. Enforcement of ordinances on substandard housing as specified under the Uniform Housing Code;
  5. Enforcement of nuisance violations as specified in ordinances;
  6. Bringing ordinance violations to the New Castle City Court for resolution;
  7. Maintenance of the City Building, Senior Center and Community Center;
  8. Local floodplain administrator for Indiana Department of Natural Resources.


Links for More Information

Code Enforcement
Frequently Asked Questions
Register A Complaint
Forms & Permits

Boards & Commission Links

Board of Zoning Appeals
Henry County Planning Commission
Redevelopment Commision

News & Notices

  • Notice under Americans with Disabilities Act

    Published: Thursday, April 04, 2013

  • Anita Abrell to Retire from City After 32+ Years

    Published: Friday, February 22, 2013

    2/21/2013 6:35:00 AM Article compliments of The Courier-Times, subscriptions available at 'Big shoes to fill' Anita Abrell to retire from city; public welcome at open house Anita Abrell has been at the same city desk f...

  • City Newsletter - January 2013

    Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013

    CITY NEWSLETTER Telephone Contact Number It is your responsibility to notify the Utility Office of your correct billing address and telephone number in case we need to contact you. ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT OPTIONS! We now accept credit and debit ca...