City Government

Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works is the first stop to conduct business in the city of Lawrence. The office of the City Engineer, Building commissioner and Code enforcement are all housed in DPW. The department monitors property use, safety, and zoning changes and also oversees trash collection and recycling.

City Government

Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works is the first stop to conduct business in the city of Lawrence. The office of the City Engineer, Building commissioner and Code enforcement are all housed in DPW. The department monitors property use, safety, and zoning changes and also oversees trash collection and recycling.

Contact us at: 317-545-8787

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

 

CHANGES TO BUILDING PERMIT FEES

Building permits and fees have changed as of January 1, 2021.  Check out the new Residential and Commerical permits & fee schedules below.

 

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Contractors will now need to register with the City of Lawrence to obtain permits.

Registration is easy - complete the REGISTRATION form, pay $150 registration fees regardless of the number of trades and provide a general Liability Insurance.

The registration fee and insurance requirements will be waived for Contractors who hold a current valid license with City of Indianapolis or the State of Indiana.

All you need to do is to provide proof of your Indianapolis or State license. Registration is valid for the same term as the Indianapolis or State License.

If you are a contractor wanting to work in Lawrence, click the button below to complete and submit your registration form.

Contractor Registration

Invoice Payments

 

List of Registered Contractors