Planning and Building Department

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
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 rezoning or a variance. 
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)
Proposed Sagebrook Annexation

An annexation petition has been filed for the Sagebrook subdivision.  A copy of the filing can be found here.  The timeline and schedule of meetings for the petition is below (schedule is subject to change).  If you have any questions please email or call 317.335.3604.  Additionally, if you would like to be put on an email distribution list to receive updates throughout the process please request that by emailing    

  • June 11th: Annexation Application Acceptance by Council
  • July 16, 17, & 18th: Public Info Meetings on Annexations (all 3 meetings begin @ 630pm)
  • August 13th: Introduction of Annexation Ordinances at the Town Council meeting (7pm)
  • October 15th: Public Hearing (at Plan Commission) on the proposed Meadows at Sagebrook PUD, and a zoning recommendation (not a hearing) on the Sagebrook zoning (630pm).
  • October 29th: Public Hearing (at the Town Council) on Annexation Ordinances (5:30pm)
  • December 10th: Annexation Ordinances & Meadows at Sagebrook PUD eligible for final action (7:00pm)

*All meetings held at the McCordsville Town Hall, located at 6280 W 800N, McCordsville, IN 46142

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
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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