I own rental property in Valparaiso but live out of state. Am I required to appoint a local agent?
Yes. If the owner is not a resident of Porter County, Indiana, or a county contiguous to Porter County, the owner is required to designate an agent authorized to receive notification of complaints, damages, emergencies, substandard conditions, or other communications, including service of process. Agent information must be provided on your application. The address of any and all agents shall be within Porter County or a contiguous county. Rental Registration Application

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1. Do I need to register my property every year?
2. I own rental property in Valparaiso but live out of state. Am I required to appoint a local agent?
3. Will the units be inspected regularly?
4. If a complaint has been made and my unit is inspected, is there a fee?
5. Will tenant information be collected by the city?
6. How can I make a complaint?
7. How do I fill my swimming pool?
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