Randy Wilkerson, Director
Department of Code Enforcement 
227 West Jefferson Blvd. • Suite 1300 S 
South Bend, Indiana 46601
574.235.9486

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement is responsible for upholding city codes regarding environmental, housing and zoning ordinances. 

Please see Code Enforcement Overview for more information.

Animal Control is responsible for upholding city codes regarding dogs, cats, wildlife, animal bites, and pet licensing.

Open Data about Code Enforcement can be found on the City's Open Data Portal.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:45pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Informational Brochures

Vacant and Abandoned Property Information

Please follow this link for information on the Vacant and Abandoned Initiative.

Landlord / Tenant Resources

Landlord Registration

Please note, properties registered between September and December of each year will register the property for the NEXT year.  For example, if you register a property on November 2, 2016 that registration will be for the year 2017.  

Tall Grass & Weeds Regulations

Public Records Request

If you would like information about a property in South Bend, you may fill out an Access to Public Records Request form by clicking here.

Once you have completed your form, you may:

  • Fax it to 574-235-7703 or 
  • Mail/hand deliver it to:
Code Enforcement 
Attn: Public Records Request 
1300 County-City Building 
227 W Jefferson Blvd 
South Bend, IN 46601

Payoff Request

If you would like payoff information about a property in South Bend, you may fill out a Payoff Request form by clicking here.

Once you have completed your form, you may:

  • Fax it to 574-235-7703 or 
  • Mail/hand deliver it to:
           Code Enforcement 
          Attn: Payoff Request 
         1300 County-City Building 
         227 W Jefferson Blvd 
         South Bend, IN 46601
 

Snow Removal Disability Exemption & Waiver of Liability Application

To apply for a snow removal waiver, please follow this link.  

Once you have completed your form, you may:

  • Fax it to 574-235-7703 or 
  • Mail/hand deliver it to:
Code Enforcement 
Attn: Snow Waiver Application 
1300 County-City Building 
227 W Jefferson Blvd 
South Bend, IN 46601

Annual Reports

2016

2015

2014