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City of Evansville, IN
1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Evansville, IN 47708
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  • Business:  (812) 435-5000
  • TTY/TDD:  (812) 436-4928
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  • Hours: M-F, 8AM to 5PM, CT
    Closed Sunday

City Departments

The following list contains links to city departments along with their contact information. A list of boards & commissions is also available.

Elected Officials

City Clerk(812) 436-4992

Civic Center, Room 314 -- Manages administrative functions for the City Council, downtown parking enforcement and collections, and ordinance violation collections.

City Council(812) 436-4993

The Common Council of Evansville (often referred to as the City Council) is the legislative and fiscal body for city government.

Mayor(812) 436-4962

Civic Center Room 302 -- The Evansville mayor oversees the day-to-day operations of government within the city limits.


Animal Care & Control(812) 435-6015

815 Uhlhorn Street -- The Evansville Vanderburgh Animal Care & Control Shelter is dedicated to promoting citizen and pet safety, responsible pet ownership and the reduction of animal overpopulation

Building Commission(812) 436-7885

Civic Center Room 310 -- Property Maintenance Enforcement; Contractor Licensing; Permitting for construction, property, and contractor licenses; Floodplain Management; Rental Registry

City Cemeteries(812) 435-6045

Locust Hill Cemetery and Oak Hill Cemetery & Arboretum offer ground, mausoleum, and cremation niche spaces for sale. Both facilities' grounds are open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.

City Controller(812) 436-4919

Civic Center Room 300 -- Fiscal officer of City. Issues warrants, manages and invests cash, manages and maintains budgets, and collects revenue.

City Engineering Department(812) 436-4988

Civic Center Room 321 -- The City Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance and improvements for streets, storm sewers and sidewalks.

City Human Resources(812) 436-4935

Civic Center Room 203 -- Formerly known as Administrative Services-- Centralized services for City offices including Personnel, Labor Relations, Affirmative Action, Safety, Payroll, and Benefits.

Computer Services(812) 435-5233

Civic Center Room 205 -- Manages and supports the technical environment for the City and County and the platforms supporting the Executive, Administrative, Fiscal, and Judicial functions of City and County government.

Department of Metropolitan Development(812) 436-7823

Civic Center Room 306 -- Promoting community development and urban revitalization through human and infrastructural development.

Emergency Management Agency (EMA)(812) 435-6020

City-County - Coordinates in the event of emergencies and disasters.

Evansville Climate Collaborative(812) 435-6145

Leading the region in collective action to improve air quality and climate resilience for a healthy, vibrant future.

Evansville Land Bank Corp.(812) 760-2449

The Evansville Land Bank Corp. was formed in 2016 to demolish or rehabilitate dilapidated residential structures acquired through tax foreclosure or other methods, and return them to productive use.

Evansville Metropolitan Planning Organization(812) 436-7833

Civic Center Room 316 -- Effective transportation planning requires an organization with a regional focus and the ability to operate independent of city, county or state lines.

Evansville Parks and Recreation(812) 435-6141

The Department of Parks & Recreation coordinates and oversees the operation of 46 parks and 21 recreational facilities encompassing more than 2,500 acres of land in the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission(812) 436-4927

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission investigates allegations of discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, education and public accommodations.

Fire Department(812) 435-6235

Provides fire protection, suppression and inspection to prevent the loss of life or property.

Joint Central Dispatch(812) 426-7331

Receives emergency telephone calls for assistance in relation to Fire, Police and Sheriff calls and dispatches proper equipment.

Levee Authority(812) 435-6137

Provides flood protection within the area of the Levee project from the Ohio River and a portion of Pigeon Creek.

METS - Metropolitan Evansville Transit System(812) 435-6166

The Metropolitan Evansville Transit System provides fixed route and paratransit services to the Evansville area.

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden(812) 435-6143

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s mission is to foster the preservation of the Earth’s diverse species and living systems through an active role in education and conservation in our regional and professional community.

Police Department(812) 436-7896

Protects the citizens of Evansville and provides emergency services.

Purchasing(812) 436-4915

Facilitates efficient and legal purchasing practices within the City and County.

Solid Waste Management(812) 436-7800

Informs and educates citizens about proper waste disposal, waste reduction, reuse, recycling and household hazardous waste and, in conjunction with the private sector, provides quality programs and services in these areas.

Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy(812) 436-7938


Street Maintenance(812) 435-6000

Ensures that the street system in the City of Evansville is properly maintained.

Traffic Engineering(812) 435-6003

Performs all maintenance of traffic signs, creates and maintains street markings on accepted roads and streets within Vanderburgh County.

Transportation & Services(812) 436-4988

Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the transportation infrastructure and public services of the City of Evansville.

Urban Forestry(812) 436-5752

Established in June of 2001, this department duties include enforcement of tree ordinance, hazardous tree and tree limb removal, removal of tree debris created by storms, and many more.

Water & Sewer Utility(812) 436-7846

The Water Utility operates and maintains the water treatment plant, pump stations and distribution system. The Sewer Utility operates and maintains the wastewater treatment plants, lift stations and overflow structures, purification of wastewater.