Register Your Rental to Ensure Health and Safety

By: City of Valparaiso Last Updated: August 18, 2011

City-Talk-Register-RentalThe city has adopted a Rental Registration program designed to protect public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Valparaiso. The program requires all residential rental properties to be registered with the City of Valparaiso. This onetime (NOT annually!) registration is required for each rental property. No additional fees are required unless a complaint is filed against the property in which case a $50 inspection fee will be charged and an additional $75 for re-inspection in any cases where a violation is found and must be corrected.

All existing rental units must be registered by Nov. 30, 2011. Registration forms are available at City Hall or at Forms are also available by request by e-mail or fax by calling 462.1161.


city-of-valparaisoRenters may register complaints about their rental property by calling the Valparaiso Building Department at 462.1161 or by e-mail at

Tenant information is not collected when rental properties are registered. For more information, visit