This page is designed to provide residents and visitors with important information about the rules and regulations that govern our city, as well as the services provided by our Building Commissioner and Code Enforcement Officer.


City Ordinances are the laws that regulate various activities within the City of Loogootee. They cover a wide range of topics, from parking and noise to building codes and animal control. These ordinances are designed to promote safety, protect property, and maintain the quality of life for our citizens.


Zoning regulations are a crucial component of city planning. They dictate how land can be used within the city limits. Zoning regulations are designed to promote orderly growth, reduce congestion, and maintain property values. Zoning also ensures that compatible uses are located near one another, and that land uses that may be incompatible are separated.

Building Commisioner

The Building Commissioner is here to provide planning and zoning services, permitting and inspections, and enforcement of City Ordinances to maintain a clean, safe, and attractive city. They play a critical role in maintaining the integrity of our city's infrastructure and ensuring that any new construction or renovation projects comply with the appropriate codes and regulations.

Code Enforcement Officer

The Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for evaluating private properties and public grounds against local codes, answering citizen questions about the codes, and issuing citations for code violations. They work to maintain an attractive, safe community, which helps improve both property values and the quality of life of those in the community. Their job duties can vary from community to community, but they may respond to reports about unsightly lawns, excess signage, nuisance animals, abandoned vehicles, or illegal parking. They may also verify business permits, condemn unsafe buildings, or enforce zoning regulations.


Whether you are a resident or a visitor, it is important to understand the rules and regulations that govern the City of Loogootee. City ordinances, zoning regulations, and code enforcement help maintain the beauty and character of our city while ensuring the safety and well-being of all who live here.

To access the City of Loogootee's ordinances and zoning regulations, please refer to the links provided on the Building Commisioner department page.

To learn more about the services provided by the Building Commissioner and Code Enforcement Officer, please refer to the information provided on the city's website or contact their offices directly.

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