Vacant and Abandoned Registration

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Vacant and Abandoned Registration


Everyone who owns a property in the City of South Bend that has been vacant for 90 days or more and is the subject of an order that has remained unresolved for 30 or more days must register the property.



Where do you register your vacant and abandoned home?

You can register your property by going to the vacant and abandoned page where you can download a form then fill it out and return to the Neighborhood Services & Enforcement office or you can pick up a form at the Neighborhood Services & Enforcement office on the 13th floor of the County City Building, or by contacting 311 to have a form emailed or mailed to you.


When do you register your vacant and abandoned home?

Vacant and abandoned registration occurs yearly and must be renewed every year before December 31st.


How do I get more information on the Vacant and Abandoned Registration?

You can go online to Vacant and Abandoned Registration or you can call 311.


311 Process Notes

Complaint Intake Question:

  • Do you have an email so that I can send you a link to the website?
  • Would you like to give me your name and address so that Neighborhood Services & Enforcement can mail you the form or would you like to pick them up at Neighborhood Services & Enforcement on the 13th floor of the County City Building?