Permits

We are currently developing permit forms which can be submitted electronically. Until then, we ask that you please continue to fill out paper permits in our office located at 227 W. Jefferson Blvd, County-City Building Room 732, South Bend, IN 46601. If you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to contact us at 574-235-9626.

Fee Schedule


Ordinance No. 47-09, to Amend Chapter 6.08 of the St. Joseph Code Entitled "Permit Fees"
  • Driveway Permit (Residential) = $35.00
  • Driveway Permit (Commercial) = $200.00
  • Depressed Curb = $300.00
  • Utility/Construction Permit = $50.00
  • Open Cut = $200.00
  • Each Additional Road Bore = $50.00
  • Each Additional 1/4 mile of Right-of-Way Length = $15.00
  • Re-inspection Fee = $450.00
  • First Offense Fee = $500.00
  • Second Offense Fee = $700.00
  • Third Offense Fee = $1,000.00
  • Failure to Activate a Permit = $450.00
  • Improper Backfill = $1,000.00
  • Improper Restoration = $450.00
  • Improper Maintenance of Traffic = $500.00
  • SWPPP Permit = $150.00