The City of Terre Haute Department of Engineering welcomes everyone to our online permitting services.  Click here or use the link below to access our online permitting servicer Cityworks. This third-party organization allows us to sell permits, schedule inspections, license contractors, and review plans anywhere you have an internet connection. This service requires users to create a login and password but keeps track of permits throughout the entire process. 

To Login and Purchase a Permit: Cityworks Public Access

Frequently Asked Questions:

When is a permit needed?

When is a Contractor's License needed?

How does someone pay for permits?

Checks, cash, and money order transactions will be processed by the City of Terre Haute Controller’s Office located at 17 Harding Ave, Room 205. Credit or debit transactions will be processed through Cityworks Public Access.

How are inspections scheduled? 

Call the Terre Haute Engineering Department at 812-244-4903 or email with a building permit number available to schedule inspections at least 24 hours in advance. Beginning 01/01/2022 inspections will be scheduled through Cityworks, more details will be released at that time.

When is plan review needed?