Planning and Building Department

ATTENTION: The March 31st Architectural Review Committee and Plan Commission, along with the April 1st Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings will be held virtually due to COVID-19.  A link to virtually attend the meeting will be provided on this webpage, on the day of  the meeting. There will also be a link embedded in each meeting's on-line agenda.  These meetings include public hearing items and all interested parties will have the ability to submit comments in real time through the virtual meeting system.  Written comments can also be submitted in advance by emailing  If you have any questions about how to virtually access and attend these meetings, or submit comments please contact us at or 317.335.3604.  We appreciate everyone's patience as we navigate these challenges together.
The McCordsville Planning & Building Department is responsible for all planning, zoning, and building services for properties within the incorporated limits of the Town of McCordsville. For a map of the incorporated limits and zoning of the Town of McCordsville, click here
Permit Applications and Procedures
McCordsville's Planning & Building Dept. is using iWorQ for permit management and only accepts electronic filings and applications through the on-line system. You will begin by creating an iWorQ username and password or by logging in and filling out the appropriate application.   
To apply for a permit and/or for other applications:
 (Agency Code: McC01)
Complete the application and attach the plans required for each project. Click on this Permit Guide, which will give detailed information about each permit type and when a permit is required.
Inspection Procedures
ATTENTION: The Town has implemented temporary alterations to our inspection procedures during the pandemic declaration, more info.
All inspections are requested via the contractor portal

For detailed instructions on how to use the portal, click here to read the Inspection Portal Guide.

The Town of McCordsville follows the Articles of Title 675 of the Indiana Administrative Code. For the current codes refer to 

Below is a list of required inspections and procedures for each permit type.

            Accessory Structure – Inspection Procedures

            Commercial – Inspection Procedures

            New Business Certificate of Occupancy

            Residential – Inspection Procedures

            Remodel/Addition/Telecom/Electrical – Inspection Procedures

            Sign – Inspection Procedures

Fee Schedule

Click here to view the Town of McCordsville Fee Schedule, adopted by the Town Council on November 8, 2016. 

Did you see this sign?
This sign indicates that a property owner has applied for petition that requires a public hearing. 
Click on the Case Number below for additional information about the project and the hearing date. 
 Public Hearing sign  
Current Case Numbers - Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)
Current Case Numbers - Plan Commission (PC)
Please note the Town is currently holding its public meetings remotely via virtual meetings due to COVID-19.  Links to access the virtual meetings remotely will be added to this webpage and the on-line on the day of the meeting.  
Sagebrook Annexation

On March 27, 2020 the Sagebrook Annexation was recorded and therefore became effective.  All permitting, plan review, zoning, and law enforcement services became effective immediately.  The Town's Utility Department will be coordinating the roll-out of their services.  If you have any questions regarding utilities, please contact the Utility Department at or 317.335.1044.   

Contact Us

Ryan Crum
Ryan Crum,
Director of Planning and Building

6280 W 800 N
McCordsville, IN 46055
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  • Phone: (317) 335-3604
  • Fax: (317) 335-9120
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  • Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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