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The New Castle Building Commission

     Working With Others To Build A Strong - Sustaining Community 

Commissioner: Kenny Melton

Code Enforcement: Jeff Marcum

Permits & Inspections: Kelly Allen

Planning & Zoning, Variance Applications, Permits & Inspections: Janet Davis

The New Castle Building Department performs several functions related to maintaining safe high quality housing in New Castle, including:
  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.

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Kenny Melton,
Building Commissioner
City Hall
227 N Main St
New Castle, IN 47362
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  • Phone: (765) 521-6823
  • Staff Directory
  • M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Office may close from 12-1 pm on occasion due to staffing

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