The City of Peru, Indiana

Circus Capital of the World

Building Department


The City of Peru Building Department ensures properties are constructed and maintained according to building and zoning codes. They are tasked with providing minimum standards for the protection of life, health, environment, public safety and general welfare, and for the conservation of energy in the design and construction of buildings and structures.

The City of Peru Building Department includes the Building, Zoning & Code Enforcement.

The Building Department responsibilities include:

     -Plan and permit application review for new or substantial improvements.

     -Issuing permits for construction, demolition, and occupancy. This includes electrical upgrades,                  roofing, pools, renovations and new builds.

     -Issue & monitor contractor registrations & licensing. 

     -Investigates code violations such as substandard properties, grass, trash, derelict vehicles, etc.


Bruce Carson

City of Peru
Building Commissioner

Bruce Carson

Contact Us

Bruce Carson
Bruce Carson,
Building Commissioner

City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
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  • Phone: (765) 473-4881
  • Fax: (765) 472-5815
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  • Office Hours:
    Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Wed, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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