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Effective Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Citizens are encouraged to CALL the county department they need to do business with and additional guidance will be given on how to complete the transaction.

Please see the list of County Department phone numbers.

Press Release Dated November 23, 2020 – Shelby County Commissioners

MHP Public Education Initiative on the COVID Vaccine

See more information about COVID on our COVID Page

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

Shelby County has received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA).  The Shelby County COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force will be responsible for receiving and reviewing the applications.  The purpose of the grant is to provide financial support for the betterment of the people and businesses of Shelby County, Indiana who have had a negative financial impact by the COVID-19 pandemic.  These grants will be awarded in sums of up to $10,000 and there will be no repayment for these funds.  To be eligible for the grant, a business must be a for-profit enterprise and meet specific criteria establishing need.

Additional information regarding the grant and application process can be found here: Press Release

Applications are due by 3:00 pm on Friday, June 18, 2021

Applications can be summited in person to the Shelby County Economic Development Corporation, located at 16 Public Square, Suite A, Shelbyville, IN 46176 between the hours of 9am-3pm or emailed to the Shelby County Economic Development Corporation at

Application Forms (click the download button on each page to download the forms): Application, Income Verification Form (example), W9

Common Links & Resources

Here are just a few of the most common links and pages on the County’s Website. Feel free to reach out to us if you can’t find the answer you are looking for.


Find out when public meetings and hearings are scheduled for all of the County’s different boards, commissions, and councils. You can also find information about where and how you can provide input for these meetings.


Access applications and submission requirements for Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, Right-of-Way, Demolition, and Fire Permits. All of these applications are PDFs.


Shelby County has partnered with the state’s top colleges and universities around the state to enhance the opportunities for our citizens of every age group. These programs and partnerships are helping to shape the workforce for the next generation.


Find the right document for your project, taxes and many other county or state need.  Couldn’t attend a meeting?  See our list of meeting minutes for our various boards, councils and commissions.