Porter, Indiana - Gateway to the Dunes
Administration & Services

Police Department
Fire Department
Park Department
Public Works
Building & Development Department
Utility Department

ADA/Section 504
Title VI Plan

Town Council
Clerk Treasurer

Boards & Commissions

Board of Zoning Appeals
Plan Commission
Police Commission
Redevelopment Commission
Storm Water Board

Building Corporation


Telephone/Email Directory

Employment Application

Budget Reports

Gateway - Financial Reports
Indiana Transparency Portal

Welcome to the Town of Porter website. We hope that you find it easy to navigate as well as informative. This area was first settled in 1822 and the Town of Porter was incorporated in 1908. Porter combines small town charm along with the beautiful sand dunes and beaches along Lake Michigan. Porter is home to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Visitor Center and is adjacent to the Indiana Dunes State Park. Porter is truly the Gateway to the Dunes.

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Open positions for Boards and Commission for 2019:

Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) any party affiliation
Plan Commission any party affiliation
Police Commission any party affiliation
Storm Water Board any party affiliation
Redevelopment and party affiliation

Please apply by 12/19/18 by email to cpomeroy@townofporter.com or mail letter to Town of Porter, 303 Franklin St. Porter, IN 46304