Licensing Information

In order to build in the City of Valparaiso, the builder / contractor is required to stop at the city engineer's office to do the following:
  • Fill out the contractor registration form
  • Submit a copy of the builder's liability insurance
  • Submit a copy of the builder's recorded Porter County construction bond
The fee for first-time registrants is $100. Every year afterwards is $50 per year or $80 if filed after August. The filing date runs from July to July.

More Information
Please contact the city engineer's office at 219.462.1161 should you have any additional questions or concerns.