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Kenny Hochgesang,
Fire Chief
Fire Station 1 (Downtown) (more)
309 E 6th St
Jasper, IN 47546
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  • Phone: 
    (812) 482-1741
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  • Department Hours:
    8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Code Enforcement

Ordinance Enforcement

Kenny Hochgesang, Fire Chief/Code Enforcement Official

The City of Jasper Code Enforcement Official enforces ordinances by acting on received complaints, researching the issues, and communicating with the involved parties thereby bringing closure to concerns or violations addressed. The Code Enforcement Official either self-observes or receives complaints from the public.

Upon observing a violation, the official documents the observation, and the property owner is notified of the violation. Notification is either a knock on the door or a letter advising the property owner of the violation and educating them on the ordinance in which a violation has been identified. The property owner is advised of the nature of the violation, how to correct the violation, time frame to correct the violation and the enforcement action that will be taken if the violation is not corrected.

The citizens and business owners of Jasper make investments in their properties and neighborhoods. When the integrity of a particular area is jeopardized due to violations, those investments are also at risk.

Public Service

City of Jasper's Code Enforcement Official works to ensure a clean and safe place for people to live and work by assisting the public in achieving compliance with City of Jasper codes and regulations.

If there is a concern with the condition of a property or to report a public nuisance you have encountered in the City, you may contact the Code Official directly at (812) 482-1741.

Development Assistance

To assure that new businesses, industries and residential areas are planned and designed to meet the Indiana State Fire Code as well as the City's ordinances, and in order to address these needs, the Code Enforcement Officer works closely with the City of Jasper's Community Development and Planning Department, Engineering Department and all civil city and utility departments to coordinate the review of plans for the layout of subdivisions, businesses and industrial complexes both in current and future.