Inspector’s Office News


It’s That Time Again!

Rental fees are due by February 1, 2019. The rental fee is $5.00 per roof/property. A late charge of $100.00 per day per unit will be charged for late payments.

We have sent an updated information sheet to update our records please fill out this sheet and return it with your rental fees. If you no longer own rentals and receive a form please fill out the form explaining why they are no longer rentals and return it to our office.

Rental Inspections:

The rental officer Randy Cheek will contact landlords when it is time for rental inspection on your units. Landlord or tenant may request an additional inspection at any time at no extra charge. If you have any questions regarding rental you may contact Randy at the Inspector’s Office number 882-3338.

Electricians License:

Electricians licenses for 2019 are ready to be picked up in the City Inspector’s Office. You may come by our office or mail your payment to 205 Vigo Street, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Fees for licenses are:

Masters Electricians –  $50.00

Residential Electricians –  $30.00

Journeyman –  $30.00

Permit Fees:

Building Permit – $8300.00 and below are $25.00, over $8300.00 are $3.00 per $1000.00

Plumbing/Street cut  – $2500.00 and under are $25.00,  over $2500.00 are 1% of cost of project

Electrical Permits –  $2500.00 and under are $25.00, over $2500.00 are 1% of cost of project

HVAC Permits – $2500.00 and under are $25.00,  over $2500.00 are 1% of cost of project

Demolition Permits  –     Residential:  $50.00;        Commercial: $100.00

Sign Permits –  $50.00 + $.50 per Sq Foot per side

Dumpster Permits (30 Days) City Property: $50.00; Private Property: $25.00

Historic Review Board Application – $50.00

Board of Zoning Appeals Application – $50.00

Mobile Home Placement – $50.00

Historic Review Board:

The Historic Review Board meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the back of City Hall.  To get on the agenda for a meeting you must pick up an application at the Vincennes City Inspector’s Office or download it from this page at the link below. Fill out the application and turn it into the City Inspector’s Office and pay the $25.00 fee.  Applications must be turned in by the Thursday before the meeting by 4:00 p.m.

Board Zoning Appeals:

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the back of City Hall. Applications for BZA may be downloaded at the link below or picked up at the City Inspector’s Office. The filing fee for BZA is $25.00 due when you drop off your application. Applications must be in the Inspector’s Office 10 business days before the meeting.

Board of Zoning Appeals Application (2)