Local Government

Links and information about Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana government services, government officials, and township government.

Organization Links

Office of the Marion County Clerk

City-County Building
Suite W122
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This office's services include issuing marriage licenses, divorce procedures, election information, and voter registration.

Department of Metropolitan Development

City-County Building
Suite 2041
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This site provides information about building and zoning codes, obtaining permits, and property development.

Marion County Health Department

3838 N. Rural
Indianapolis, IN 46205

This office's services include immunization, vital records, and mosquito control

Indianapolis Fire Department

Administrative Offices
555 N. New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This site includes a directory of fire stations, a history of the department, and various statistics

Indianapolis Police Department

50 N. Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This site includes the department's budget and annual report, and information about Crimestoppers and various investigations.

Marion County Sheriff's Department

40 S. Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This site includes information on Marion County Jail visitation, how to obtain a gun permit, and how to obtain an accident report.

Department of Public Works

Administrative Offices
City-County Building
Suite 2460
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Visit this site for information about snow removal, weed removal, and sewer problems.


IndyGo Customer Service Center
Indianapolis City Market
222 E. Market St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-635-3344/TDD 317-637-0759

This site includes route schedules and fares, and how to use Indianapolis buses to get to places of interest in Indianapolis.

Indy Parks and Recreation

City-County Building
Suite 2301
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This site includes a tour and maps of Indianapolis parks and greenways, as well as information about fees, activities, and volunteer opportunities.

The Indiana State Library

140 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The Indiana State Library is a full depository of all Indiana government publications.

The Indiana State Archives

6440 E. 30th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Telephone: (317) 591-5222 
E-mail: arc@icpr.state.in.us

Local, county, and state records can also be found at the Indiana State Archives

City of Indianapolis Office of Equal Opportunity

200 East Washington Street
City-County Building Suite 1601
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 327-4055

Investigates claims of discrimination with Marion County.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I find my city and county officials?

The IndyGov site has most of this information. This directory includes elected and appointed county officials, such as county commissioners, county prosecutor, and county recorder. The Mayor, the City-County Council and the county officials are listed below.

Mayor Gregory A. Ballard
2501 City-County Building
200 E. Washington Street 
Indianapolis, IN 46204

City-County Council 
City-County Building
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

County Officials
City-County Building
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Who are Marion County's federal officials?

Marion County is currently served by three Congressional districts, CD 4, CD 5, and CD 7 (see below for congress men and women).  To find out which district you live in, enter your address in IndyGov's Government Profile.

Congressional District 4
Congressman Todd Rokita
236 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-5037

Congressional District 5
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks
1505 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-2276, FAX: 202-225-0016

Congressional District 7
Congressman André Carson
U.S. House of Representatives
425 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515-1407
(202) 225-4011, FAX: 202-225-5633

Who are Indiana's senators?

Indiana's two senators are Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly. Here is contact information for each of them.

Senator Joe Donnelly
720 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
(202) 224-4814, Fax: (202) 224-5011
EMAIL: http://www.donnelly.senate.gov/contact/email-joe

Senator Dan Coats
463 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-1404
(202) 224-5623, FAX: (202) 228-1820
EMAIL: http://coats.senate.gov/contact/

How can I contact the Governor?

The site for the Office of the Governor provides information. Contact by mail: Statehouse, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2797. Phone: 317-232-4567.

How can I contact the Lieutenant Governor?

The site for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor provides information. Contact by mail: 333 State House, 200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Phone: 317-232-4545.

How can I contact the Indiana General Assembly?

The site for the Indiana General Assembly provides information. Contact by mail: 200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Indiana House of Representatives phone: 317-232-9600. Indiana State Senate phone: 317-232-9400.

Web Sites

The City of Indianapolis 
Offers a number of services online, such as: finding out who your representatives are and how to contact them, paying parking tickets, checking bus schedules, providing instructions for a pro se divorce, providing visitation, parenting time, calculating child support and providing child support guidelines, and providing information about property and permits.

Mayor's Action Center
Many city & county government services are provided through the Mayor's Action Center, which has an online form for reporting abandoned vehicles, trash pickup, and other problems.

The Marion County Emergency Management Agency
Established to "minimize the impact of catastrophic events in our community." Their site includes information about threat levels, road conditions in Marion County, places to get assistance in the event of a disaster, and a downloadable copy of the publication Are You Ready  from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
Published by the county's Emergency Management Agency, a plan for coordinated emergency preparedness and response.

The State of Indiana
Offers a number of services online, such as: renewing your license plates, downloading and copying state forms,  a self-service legal center that includes divorce and name change forms, finding a job with the State of Indiana, and searching for unclaimed property.

This is your single point of contact for questions about state government.

Indiana Secretary of State
Visit this site for information about campaign finance, corporations, or starting a business.

Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Locate your local branch, renew your license, or find out about the BMV's special services from this site.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Find information about obtaining financial aid for college from the state.

Family and Social Services Administration
This site includes information about child care facilities, mental health programs, and Medicaid.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Provides Comprehensive Emergency Management for the State of Indiana, and coordinates emergency preparedness and response with other state public safety agencies.

Indiana State Police
Visit this site for weather related road conditions, the Indiana Missing Children Clearinghouse, and requirements for becoming a State Police employee.

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health
Has information and guides on what to do to keep pets and livestock safe in a disaster or other animal health emergency. The site also includes information about how to help the animals in your community in the event of a natural or man-made disaster through the State Annex for Veterinary Emergencies (SAVE) Program.

Find Your Local Representatives
This is a link to Marion County residents’ government profiles. When you enter your home address you will locate your township, city/county and local representatives.

Online Databases

Library Materials

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Unigov Handbook A Book Of Factual Information About Indianapolis Indiana
League of Women Voters of Indianapolis
351.09772 LEA 2001

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Housing And Environmental Standards
Marion County (Ind.)
344.04 MAR 2009