118 S. Meridian Street Suite E
The City of Portland has the authority within the city limits and two (2) miles beyond the city limits.
Floodways and floodplain 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 floodplain areas are available by clicking here.Opens a New Window
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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.
The department will assist you in meeting the building and zoning requirements applicable to your project.