Vigo County is the hub of West Central Indiana, with Terre Haute at it’s core. The County offers an array of quality of life opportunities for its citizens and visitors, making business and economic development a booming endeavor. With over 100,000 citizens, Vigo County offers business opportunities that to meet every niche industry. Individuals interested in opening a business in Vigo County are encouraged to use the following resources.
Improvement Location Permit
This permit is retained when looking to build a new house, commercial business, signage etc. (only county limits)
General Planner (VC Area Planning Dept)
Building Inspection Application
This permit is obtained after the building is finished so inspectors can come in and make sure it fits in with the regulations of the county
The following permits are encouraged to contact the Vigo County Health Department.
This license is for people who are looking to open temporary food trucks like at the fair; must notify 15 days prior, and has to be Serv Safe certified.
Summer’s Farmers Market Permit
This permit is for outdoor markets, farmers markets, etc.
Indoor Farmers Market Permit
This permit is similar to the Summer’s Farmers Market Permit, but for home-based vendors selling items at a market.
This permit is for establishments such as food trucks, hot dogs carts, etc.
Non-Profit Food Permit
This permit is for non-profit food service establishments.
This permit is for the licensing of on-site sewage disposal systems.
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