Zoning Maps & Flood Plain Maps Jay County eGis is provided by 39 Degrees North:
Flood Areas Floodways and flood plain areas are regulated by Portland, Jay County, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and FEMA. If you are building near a ditch, waterway or low area, you need to contact our Department for the requirements and regulations governing these areas. Floodways and flood plain areas are available on the eGis site.
Frequently Asked Questions: Do I Need A Permit For...
New Home - Yes Garage or Carport - Yes New or Enlarged Basement - Yes Additions & Structural Changes - Yes Roof Structural Changes - Yes Porch Roof & Lean-to - Yes Deck - Yes Fence - Yes (Pennville only) Accessory Buildings
(100 Sq Ft & Larger) - Yes
Pool, Above or In Ground - Yes Pond - Yes Signage - Yes (Pennville only) Awning (Non-residential) - Yes (Pennville only) Commercial Buildings & Structures - Yes Ag Buildings, Structures & Grain Bins - Yes Towers - Yes Merchant & Business Occupancy - Yes Home Occupation - Yes
Replacement of … Windows - No Vinyl Siding - No Sidewalks - No Driveways - No
Permit Application Form & Permit Fees: Permit application form is available for download. Permit fees vary depending on the project and are not published online. Please contact the Department to obtain the permit fees applicable to your project.
ADVANCED PLANNING The department will assist you in meeting the Zoning and Building requirements applicable to your project. Just Call 260-726-6904
Directions to the Courthouse 120 North Court Street #2 Portland, IN 47371 Phone: (260) 726-7575