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WASHINGTON COUNTY ADDRESSING PROCEDURES

Washington County’s procedure for obtaining an address is:
4 Step process

 1.  Driveway Permit
County road driveway entrance contact Washington County Highway Department 812-883-3538 (REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW AND EXISTING ENTRANCES)
State Road driveway entrance apply for driveway permit online at indot.gov or customer service 855-463-6848
Private Road drive way entrance contact the Washington County Addressing Office 812-883-4962

2.  Septic Permit 
Washington County Health Department 
806 Martinsburg Road Suite 100
Salem, IN 47167
812-883-5603, Ext. 2004

3.  Building Site Improvement Application
Washington County Building Department
601 Anson Street
Salem, IN 47167
812-883-0139

4.  Addressing/911 Address Office
Washington County Addressing 
601 Anson St
Salem, IN 47167
812-883-4962

Addresses are not assigned to temporary structures or vacant properties 
Any temporary structure or mobile unit, camper, RV, including accessory structures, being used for human habitation for living, sleeping, cooking, or eating purposes, or any combination thereof must obtain an approved septic system permit or septic system approval letter from the Washington County Health Department, approved driveway permit from the Washington County Highway Department and Temporary Permit (180 days) from the Washington County Building Department.


ENHANCED 9-1-1
Washington County 911/Addressing Office
601 Anson Street
Salem, IN 47167
Phone#812-883-4962

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm

Office Contact:
Desi Alexander 
Coordinator
desi.alexander@washingtoncounty.in.gov

REQUESTING AN ADDRESS FOR RVS AND CAMPERS:

You must have approval from the Health Dept before a permanent address can be issued to site locations.

Any temporary structure, mobile unit, camper or RV, including accessory structures, being used for human habitation for living, sleeping, cooking, or eating purposes, or any combination thereof must obtain an approved septic permit or waiver from the Washington County Health Department before an address is assigned.

Exception: Approval by the Washington County Health Department may be subject to review
by the Washington County Addressing Office before obtaining address

After getting Driveway Approval (If needed), Septic Approval, and Building Approval you will be issued an Address.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY* DIAL 911 OR 812-883-5999