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City of Whiting Web Site Information Links

City Documents and Information
A comprehensive listing of City policies, reports, bargaining agreements, procedures, forms, applications, etc.

Job Postings
A list of external and internal job openings

City of Whiting Code of Ordinances
A web based database of the entire municipal code book

Zoning Map
Official City of Whiting color-coded zoning map, adopted June 21, 2011

Shared Ethics Advisory Commission
Whiting is committed to promoting ethics in its local government.

Ethics 2012 Report
City of Whiting progress report as a member of the Shared Ethics Commission.

GO GREEN: Whiting’s Green Initiatives
Read about the City’s efforts to Go Green, along with information, links, and tips for residents to make a difference in saving the environment.

VIDEO: Whiting Lakefront Park
Watch a video about Whiting’s Lakefront Park, produced by Northwest Indiana RDA (Regional Development Authority) as part of their regional video series.

VIDEO: Welcome to the School City of Whiting
Learn about the opportunities of the School City of Whiting an urban school district with a small town feel.

Whiting Community News Link NWI Times
Link to NWI Times website for the placement of community news, events, and photos. One can also promote their business on this community portal.

Whiting Public Library
The Whiting Public Library is a service institution. It seeks to inform, educate, entertain, and culturally enrich the entire community by providing books, services, and other library materials free for all to use.

Free Discount Prescription Drug Card
Residents of Whiting and the surrounding area now have access to a free discount prescription drug card. The Whiting Rx Card is being offered to all residents compliments of the Indiana Drug Card and the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns. The free drug card provides savings up to 75% on prescription drugs, and is accepted at over 60,000 pharmacies, across the country, including CVS the preferred pharmacy of the Indiana Drug Card. This program has no restrictions to membership, no income requirements, no age limitations, and there are no applications to fill out. Cards can also be picked up at City Hall, the Community Center and the Chamber of Commerce. The card can be picked up at City Hall, the Community Center, and the Whiting Chamber of Commerce.


Economic Development Resources

National Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission – NIRPC
NIRPC 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Northern Indiana Public Service Company – NIPSCO
Northwest Indiana Forum
Northwest Indiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
Stats Indiana
Whiting Census Data


Northwest Indiana Government Resources

Lake County Government
Lake County Solid Waste Management District
Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission – NIRPC
Northwest Indiana Government Officials Listing
Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council
Northwest Indiana Local Government Academy


Other Government Resources

GovEngine.com – A directory of Official Federal, State & Local government links
2013 Indiana Municipal Guide – A directory of Indiana Municipal Contacts
State of Indiana – Access Indiana
NWI 2-1-1 – Northwest Indiana Community Action – Resource Directory, Corporation Information and Referrals


Maximus Good Government Initiative Final Reports

Civil City and Sanitary District