Sweeps Program
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​Licensing Sweeps

Multi-Agency Sweeps

The Nuisance Abatement Section coordinates and plans multi-agency sweeps on behalf of BNS in relation to business licensing, neighborhoods and nuisance properties/property owners. Sweeps are conducted in partnership with multiple city agencies such as: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Marion County Public Health Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, State Excise, and Indianapolis Animal Care & Control. For questions regarding sweeps, please call (317) 327-4600.

Special Event Enforcement

Special Event Enforcement sweeps are conducted for events that are held in Indianapolis such as: The Indy 500, Indiana Black Expo, Gen Con, Circle City Classic, NCAA Basketball, and the Big 10. ‘Clean Zones’ are established during each special event under the direction of the event sponsor. To learn more about special event permits, please visit the Permits section of the BNS Homepage.