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Learn more about Fishers’ history here.
Fishers is conveniently located in the heart of the midwest:
The Fishers Flag is comprised of three colors: "Kelly" Green, "Holland" Blue, and "Weaver" White. The green represents Fishers green fields. The blue represents the skies, White River, and Geist Reservoir. The white represents the crossroads of 116th Street and Interstate 69. The angled bar moving upward to the right reflects growth, and the two gold triangles represent balances that symbolize a balanced and fair approach to governance.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid, assistance, or service for effective participation or modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity, should contact Kelly Lewark via email or at 317-595-3487, no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled event.
For Court issues, please arrange interpretation with Kim Greiner via email.
No, dog licenses are not required within the City of Fishers. Please remember to use a leash and to pick up after your dog. Any further questions can be addressed by Hamilton County at 317-776-9600.
Report a concern here.
Contact Code Enforcement Officers at 317-595-3120.
Contact Indiana Department of Natural Resources at 317-573-4959.
While the City does not spray for mosquitoes, Hamilton county does. Residents and businesses can submit a complaint to the Fishers Health Department.
Please contact Hamilton County dispatch at 317-773-1282. Please note that responses are limited to emergency situations or sick/injured animals. Contact 317-595-3483 or email us with additional questions.
The Fishers Police Department has an animal control officer. Contact Hamilton County Dispatch at 317-773-1282 to report a loose domestic animal.
If the animal is dead in a roadway, please report it here.
Residents and businesses can submit a complaint to the Fishers Health Department.
In partnership with the Fishers Arts Council, this gallery features rotating pieces from established and emerging artists. The Art Gallery at City Hall is located inside City Hall and open during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 8;30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays). Visit the Fishers Arts Council website for information about purchasing the art and to learn more.
Find info about Food Assistance. The Township Trustees can also help.
For help with housing assistance and social services, please call 211. Learn more.
The goal is to have an AED located so that it can be reached and deliver a shock within three minutes. The placement of AEDs is usually determined by the size of your facility. Often, one AED is enough but if your facility is spread out or on several floors of a building, more than one may be recommended.
The price varies by make and model. Most AED’s cost between $1,100 and $2,000. The Fire Department is partnering with several vendors to obtain the best price available for businesses interested in implementing an AED program. Please contact the Fishers Fire Department for more info.
Training typically involves a course in CPR; the use of barrier devices in CPR; the use of an AED; and how to recognize the signs of stroke, heart attack, and cardiac arrest. The class lasts about two to three hours. Contact the Fishers Fire Department for more info.
Please call Permits and Inspections Department at 317-595-3120.
See the code here
Per the BMV’s decision, there is no full branch in Fishers. There is a BMV Connect kiosk at the Kroger store on the corner of 116th Street and Cumberland Road.
Nearby BMV locations include McCordsville, Noblesville, and Carmel. Visit the BMV’s website for more info.
Learn more about City Councilors and meeting here.
City Council meetings are on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
To have something added to the current agenda, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 317-595-3145 or email.
For those interested in providing public comment, submit your comment here.
City Council meetings are live-streamed for residents to tune in at home. Recorded videos are available 24 to 48 hours following the meeting on the City of Fishers’ YouTube channel. Questions can be directed to City Hall at 317-595-3111.Questions can be directed to City Hall at 317-595-3111.
For those interested in providing public comment, submit your comment here.
Your property must be at least 5 acres and be zoned Ag or ER.
Most signage requires a permit from the City of Fishers before being displayed. Submit a Temporary or Permanent Sign Permit here.
Outdoor storage of these types of items are required to be placed behind the front setback of your home and screened from view of neighboring properties and rights-of-way.
Weekend directional signage is handled through the Department of Community Development. Call 317-595-3131 for more information.
All other signage in the rights-of-way requires a permit from the City. Apply for a permit here.
No, a permit is not required. However, please ensure you comply with all regulations.
See Fishers Municipal Code.
Our Code Enforcement Officers can help! Report a property issue or complaint.
Our Code Enforcement Officers can help! Call 463-224-0008 for more info.
For more info, check the City’s Municipal Code.
No. No land acquisition is part of this code. The code regulates how development can occur, much in the same way our current Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) does. Learn more.
Zoning regulations are already established throughout Fishers and have been in place for decades. The Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) establishes these regulations. The code regulates the same elements (building size, architecture, landscape, parking, etc.), but provides more flexibility for more creative site design. Learn more.
Check out Drive Fishers Weekly Construction Update and follow Drive Fishers on Twitter for construction and road restriction updates.
For questions about new commercial buildings, contact our Economic Development team.
The information phone number for Hamilton County is 317-776-9600. You can also visit their website for more info.
Please see Who Must Appear.
You may access your driving record at the Indiana BMV website.
You can check the status of your case online.
Find out how to pay your ticket.
Your court date is at the bottom of your ticket. If you are not required to attend your court date, and if you do not wish to appear in court, you must pay your ticket before your court date. No payment will be accepted until seven days have passed since the ticket was written to ensure the court has processed the case. Learn more.
Yes. Please contact 317-595-3228 to arrange an interpreter for your court date.
You can contact the court by phone - 317-595-3309 or email: email@example.com
Hearings are held every third Wednesday and every Friday except the fifth Friday of the month.
Please see your citation for your court date.
The City keeps records for 3 to 10 years. If your request falls within 3 to 10 years from when the home was built, please submit a Public Records request.
The City keeps records for 3-10 years. If your request falls within that time frame, please complete a public records request form.
To obtain a copy of the plat plan (entire subdivision), submit a request here. Contact Planning and Zoning at 317-595-3155
This is the plan for your lot only. Please submit a request for a copy of your plot plan here. Please note, we do not have a plot plan for every lot. If we do not have yours, we recommend you contact a private survey company to create a new one for you.
Complete a public records request.
You can dispose of them in the Prescription Drug Drop Box located inside the Fishers Police Department lobby, open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays). No sharps (needles, EpiPens, etc.) or liquids are accepted in the drug drop off at Fishers Police Department.
For disposal of sharps and liquids please contact Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center. No sharps (needles, EpiPens, etc.) or liquids are accepted in the drug drop off at Fishers Police Department.
Yes. In 2013, Fishers passed a fireworks ordinance explaining what fireworks may be used and when they may be used.
Fires are permitted for celebrating Twelfth Night ceremonies, school pep rallies, scouting activities, recreational and cooking purposes (i.e., camp fires),and residential burning (burning is absolutely prohibited in apartment complexes and mobile home parks). Learn more.
You may contact Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services at 317-595-3200 to make a request for a specific course. We provide certifications in Healthcare Provider CPR, Heartsaver CPR and AED or Heartsaver CPR, AED and First Aid. Our instructors can provide individual or group sessions and fees are priced according to type of class and size.
You may contact EMS/Training Administrative Assistant Barb Hathaway by email or at 317-595-3200 during our normal business hours on Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. You will be required to show a picture ID and fill out the necessary HIPAA forms mandated by federal law. You may also request your records be sent in electronic format.
For questions concerning your bill, please contact The Accumed Group, the billing company for Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services, at 800-926-6985. If you feel like there is an error or discrepancy in your billing, please call 317-595-3200.
You may contact The Accumed Group, the billing company for Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services, at 800-926-6985.
To pay your bill, please contact The Accumed Group. This is the billing company for Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services. They can be reached at 800-926-6985. Business hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.
You can also deliver your payment to the Fire Station 91 Headquarters and ask for the EMS Administrative/Training Assistant. Our business hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
To apply for financial hardship, please contact The Accumed Group, the billing company for Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services, at 800-926-6985. You may also contact Barbara Hathaway at 317-595-3225, or by email to request an electronic copy of the needed forms.
Yes, all of the personnel responding on fire department emergency vehicles are firefighters and EMT’s, and some are also paramedics as well.
Please complete the Job Interest Card Form if you wish to receive more info about working at FPD.
Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides:
Learn more about the Fishers Fire Department.
Contact Fishers Fire Department by email or at 317-595-3200
A Fire Corps member of the fire department provides support to the firefighters of the department and the communities it serves by performing services at emergency incidents, department facilities and department functions. These services include activities such as providing incident rehabilitation to firefighters, support to the community during and after an incident, and supporting the department during its non-emergency activities. Learn more and apply here.
You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate/have a GED and be able to pass a criminal background check. Learn more.
No, the Fishers Fire Department is a fully paid fire department. However, a Fire Corps Member is an important part of the Fishers Fire Department and assists in carrying out its mission.
Learn how you can help and apply here.
Visit FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center for more information.
The Fishers Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) addresses local floodplain requirements in Sections 1.32, 1.34, 5.034, 7.017, 9.012, 9.013 and Article 11 (Definitions).
Fishers accepts applications for open positions only. Open positions are posted on the Fishers Online Hiring Center web page and in the lobby of City Hall at 1 Municipal Drive.
Please refer to the Online Employment Application Guide for step-by-step application instructions.
The City inspects houses that are being constructed, If you are buying from the builder, your builder should provide you with a Certificate of Occupancy. These are issued once the house has passed all inspections pertaining to current building code.
If you are buying a home from a previous owner, we are unable to provide an inspection service. Instead, we recommend you contact a private home inspector.
For new construction, contact the Permitting and Inspections Department at 317-595-3120. For existing construction, contact the Department of Public Works at 317-595-3160.
The City of Fishers maintains an alarm ordinance that requires homes and businesses with security/fire alarm systems to have an alarm permit application on file with the police department. Submit alarm permit application.
You can obtain that permit through the Indiana State Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Yes, you need to submit a Special Event Permit Request.
All building permits are applied for and processed online. Please visit : https://fishersin.viewpointcloud.com/
If you have questions for our Permits and Inspections department, please dial 317-595-3120.
No, a dog license is not required. If you have further questions, please contact Hamilton County Information at 317- 776-9600.
The City of Fishers does not require a business license. However, one may be required by the county or the state. Please check the Secretary of State’s office for state requirements and Hamilton County for county requirements. Most food service businesses require a Fishers Health Department certificate. Learn more about food safety and permitting.
The City only requires contractor registration, not a license. No registration is required if you are acting as subcontractor. Register as a contractor.
These are issued by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. You can contact them at 317-573-4959.
Apply for a Food Truck Permit through the Fishers Health Department.
The Hamilton County Clerk’s processes marriage applications. Learn more on their website or contact the Hamilton County Clerk at 317-776-9629.
Yes, please contact or visit the Fishers Police Department at 317-595-3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For answers to questions about your specific project, please contact our Department of Public Works at 317-595-3160.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources issues these, along with licenses for other off-road vehicles. Contact them at 317-573-4959.
Contact the Department of Engineering at 317-595-3412. For 5G Cell Tower information, please contact Mackenzie Poole, Community Engagement Coordinator, by email.
If you are planting a tree in the right-of-way (between the sidewalk and the street), a permit is required. Find requirements and apply here. Questions? See the Urban Forestry and Planting Guide.
For a list of required building permits, see here
Learn more about the city’s Matching Grants.
Visit nickelplatetrail.com or call 317-595-3132.
The City of Fishers is happy to assist residents with complimentary notary services. To expedite transactions, please call to schedule an appointment at 317-595-3111. Additionally, please bring the following with you at the time of the appointment:
Please understand that Notaries are not licensed to give legal advice. You may be advised to seek legal guidance and/or asked to return with more documentation before the notarization can occur. We recommend the signing party carefully review the documentation in advance of the appointment to become familiar and comfortable with its contents. Seek legal guidance when necessary. While it is not very likely, Notaries reserve the right not to notarize any documents if they determine there is just cause to do so.
Hamilton County Emergency Management tests all sirens on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. The sirens are automatically sounded and a report is sent to several individuals. The report is reviewed for any issues. If maintenance is required, the municipality will contact their service provider to fix the sirens. Learn more.
Report a problem with an outdoor warning siren here.
A permit is a way of providing reasonable controls for the design, construction, use, occupancy, and maintenance of buildings, their facilities, and various components. The permit document shows that a building project is being constructed under processes for ensuring code compliance and public safety.
To install a grill or fire pit with gas line, lease complete an HVAC permit application.
If you are installing a fire pit without gas lines, please contact the Fire Department for guidelines about distance at 317-595-3200.
If you have further questions, please contact Permits and Inspections at 317-595-3120.
Yes, the maximum width of a driveway must not exceed 24’. A Right of Way permit is required, which you can apply for here. For more information, contact the Department of Engineering at (317) 595-3160.
While your project may be approved by the city you should check your deed restrictions and HOA requirements before applying for a permit. Deed restrictions and HOA requirements may supersede city requirements. The city does not enforce HOA deed restrictions and/or covenants.
If all the required information is included at the time of submittal, in most cases it will take no more than 15 working days. You will be notified by email when it has been reviewed and approved.
Work must commence within 12 months from date of issuance and project must be complete no more than 24 months after permit issuance unless good cause for an extension of completion time can be shown.
You may contact the Department of Permits and Inspections by 9:00am on the day of your inspection to speak with the assigned inspector about an approximate time, according to his schedule. Timed inspections are primarily performed for concrete placement inspections such as footing and driveway/sidewalk inspections.
In the event your project is located in an existing occupied residence, you may contact us to set up a timed inspection. Examples: basement finish, residential remodel and residential room addition. We also perform timed inspections for Commercial construction final inspections.
Residential: Upon approval of final inspection, your Certificate of Occupancy may be obtained from your contractor. If you are the contractor, you may print your Certificate of Occupancy directly from your ViewPoint Cloud account. If you need further assistance, please contact our Permits and Inspections department at 317-595-3120.
Commercial: After final inspection approval, the inspector will start the process for the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy. Commercial Certificates of Occupancy are issued when all project commitments have been completed or dates scheduled for completion accepted. Final inspection approval and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy include reviews and inspections by the following departments: Community Development, Fire Department, and Engineering Department.
You may pay with exact cash, check, or credit card. Please note that credit card payments will be charged a convenience fee for all transactions. You may pay online with a credit card or at the City Services Building at 3 Municipal Drive, Fishers, with any of the methods above.
All building permits are applied for and processed online.
Please visit: https://fishersin.viewpointcloud.com/ .
If you have questions for Permitting and Inspections: give them a call at 317-595-3120 or visit our website: http://www.fishers.in.us/422/Permitting-Inspections
Inspections for your new or remodel construction project can be ordered online at www.fishersin.viewpointcloud.com. If you have further questions, please contact our Permits and Inspections department at 317-595-3120.
All such items must have prior approval and should be a part of your Special Event Permit request.
You may have a food truck at your event. Food truck permits are required by the Fishers Health Department.
This permit is issued through the State of Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Learn more.
If approved through the Special Event Permit Application, the Fishers may allow canopies and tents; however, stakes are not allowed due to the multiple underground utilities (water barrels, bricks, and other forms of weight are permitted for use).
You may contact the city’s Fire & Emergency Services Department by reaching out via email or at 317-595-3200.
Fishers Parks offers a variety of outdoor shelters and building rentals for private events that are safe, affordable, convenient, and fun! Explore the facilities and easily reserve your rental online by visiting playfishers.com/Rentals.
Dispatch can be reached at 317-773-1282.
The non-emergency phone number is 317-595-3300.
Yes. Lateral Officers are compensated for their experience based on our 7-step salary scale.
Officers who reside in Hamilton County are given a take home car after successful completion of the FTO program.
Yes, see the master list of Public Meetings.
The public can submit comments to public meetings using this form.
A livestream broadcast is available for City Council and Board of Public Works and Safety Meetings, and these recorded videos are available 24 to 48 hours following the meeting on the City of Fishers’ YouTube channel.
The City does not provide trash collection. Please contact your trash collection provider for more information.
You may choose your own provider.
City of Fishers Recycling Days are held twice a year, in the Spring and Fall. Dates vary, but you can find info here.
You may take ammunition or prescription drugs to the Fishers Police Department. For further information, call 317-595-3300.
While the City does not provide leaf pick up service, there are other options. Residents should contact their trash provider or phone the Noblesville Transfer Station at 317-773-2655.
The Household Hazardous Waste center in Noblesville, IN. Learn more or contact them at 317-776-4005
Please report the damage via the links below:
Call the Planning and Zoning Department at 317-595-3155.
Please contact the Hamilton County Assessor’s Office at 317-776-9617.
This is considered a private dispute and the City does not get involved. If you need a copy of your plot plan, which shows your property lines, you may request it here. Please note that the City does not have a copy of every plot plan, but we do have a lot of them!
The homeowner is responsible for maintaining the easement, which includes mowing.
While the City does not get involved in legal disputes between residents, we can check to see if we have your plot plan, The plot plan has your property lines on it and may be of help to you. Submit a Plot Plan request.
Probably. The construction of a fence does not require a permit, however most fences encroach into an easement and there are also zoning requirements to consider. To ensure compliance with all codes, we advise you to apply for a permit here.
If it happens that no permit is required, you will then be notified as such. Further questions can be directed to 317-595-3461.
This is considered a Civil dispute and the City does not get involved in Civil disputes.
Sanitary sewer cleaning is a routine operation that results in a debris and blockage free gravity sanitary sewer system. During this activity, high velocity water is sprayed against the internal pipe walls of the city’s sanitary sewer, systematically removing accumulated grease, debris, and sediments.
Fishers Public Works Department is committed to providing uninterrupted sanitary sewer service. Grease and other debris can form deposits on the internal wall of the sanitary sewer pipe. Over time these deposits can cause blockages and backups in the sanitary sewer. In order to reduce the potential for sewer blockages and backups Public Works Department crews clean the 110 miles of 8- to 27-inch diameter sanitary sewer pipe in the city’s Sewer District annually.
Similar to the cause of odors, water burping from the toilet is causes by an improperly operating plumbing vent. A licensed plumber can diagnose the problem and make recommendations. In the meantime, the problem can be temporarily solved by opening the clean out cap to your house or building lateral. Most houses and buildings have a clean out located on the side or front of the structure approximately three feet from the wall. The open clean out acts as an additional vent for the house or building plumbing. Opening the clean out should only be a temporary remedial until a licensed plumber can make permanent repairs. Open clean out allow rodents, debris, and stormwater to enter the sanitary sewer.
If you have a question or need additional information on the city’s sanitary sewer cleaning program, contact: Jonathan Valenta, Public Works Assistant Director,10210 Eller Rd., Fishers, IN 46038, 317-595-3139 (office) email@example.com Dan Tucker, Supervisor, 10210 Eller Road, Fishers, IN 46038, 317-595-3108 (office), 317-339-8683 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact the Department of Public Works at 317-595-3160.
The City does not provide snow removal for private property; however, most subdivisions are city-owned streets. The Department of Public Works will plow neighborhood streets unless the Homeowners’ Association has a contract with a different provider. Learn more.
Report snow plow needs and follow Drive Fishers on Twitter for updates.
For questions, contact the Public Works Department at 317-595-3160 or by email.
To report snow removal needs on municipal streets, please submit this form.
File a report of damage to private property from a snow plow (mailbox, etc.) here.
For questions and more information about Sewer and Stormwater Utility bills, please contact the Controller’s Office at 317-595-3140 or email.
Find more info about Stormwater Utility.
Please email the Controller’s Office with your request or mail to Fishers Stormwater/Sewer Utility, 3 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038.
The annual Stormwater utility bill is collected in order to finance an unfunded federal mandate. It provides revenue for storm sewer maintenance, city right-of-way drainage improvements, and stormwater quality projects.
Report a pothole or road repair issue.
Report roadkill or dead animals in the right-of-way.
Report a street light outage or malfunction.
Report a traffic signal issue.
Report a traffic sign issue or request a traffic sign here.
Please contact Jonathan Valenta, Assistant Director – Department of Public Works, 10210 Eller Rd., Fishers, IN 46038, 317-595-3139 (office), email: email@example.com
No, Fishers does not have public swimming pools, but we do have other options!
Fishers Health Department’s mission is to minimize the spread of disease and prevent injuries and drownings at public and semi-public swimming pools and spas. The program licenses and routinely inspects public semi-public pools to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Submit your annual permit or apply for new permit here.
Semi-public pools must submit weekly pool sample results to the Fishers Health Department.
Find resources and information for homeowners with private pools from ISDH.
You can find information about open water sampling test results around the City here.
The basic rule of thumb is:
It meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium. Learn more.
Submit a report here.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources can help you with that. Please call 317-573-4959.
Welcome to Fishers! See a list of public utilities.
Please call the Utility Locate Service at 811 (or 800-382-5544) or submit a request online. They will mark the areas with flags.
FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY: PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU DIG
Find info about Metronet concerns and questions.
For designations, contact 317-595-3120. For other zoning questions, contact Planning and Zoning at 317-595-3155.