Visit Economic Development Corporation (EDC)

This page contains links to various economic development resources available in Elkhart County, the Region and in the State of Indiana.

Economic Development efforts throughout Elkhart County are primarily carried out by the Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County. The EDCEC is a public/private partnership of local businesses, cities, towns, and Elkhart County.

Chambers of Commerce

Additional Resources

Quality of Life
Educational Resources



Excellence – by continuously improving
Compassion – caring for our community
Health promotion and safety
Development of our employees’ and community’s potential

More Information on ECHD: Click here

Various locations

Director:Health Officer Lydia K. Mertz, MD
  • Health/Administration: 574-523-2283; Fax: 574-295-6186
  • Environmental Health: 574-971-4600; Fax: 574-971-4599
  • Community Health Nursing: 574-523-2127; Fax: 574-522-2192
  • Vital Records: 574-523-2107; Fax: 574-523-2162
  • Health Education: 574-523-2116; Fax: 574-523-2158


Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm


Planning & Development

To focus on a long term commitment to economic vitality and the efficient use of land, while reflecting the highest professional standard with enduring regard for our customers and the public trust.

Building Commissioner:
Zoning Administrator:

4230 Elkhart Rd
Goshen IN 46526

Director:Chris Godlewski
Phone: (574) 971-4678
Fax: 574-971-4578


Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm


The Surveyor’s office manages public drains and section corners by statute, is technical advisor to County Commissioners, is a member of the county Storm Water Board, provides certification to Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and maintains a required legal survey book.

4230 Elkhart Rd
Goshen IN 46526
Public Services

Surveyor:Phil Barker
Phone: 574-971-4677
Fax: 574-971-4569


Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm

Archives and Microfilm

The mission of the Microfilm Department is a centralized department imaging/filming county documents for security, preservation and to free up valuable storage space.  

Documents are scanned/filmed for quick and accurate retrieval for the use of the public, internal and external government agencies. 


3022 W. Wilden Ave
Goshen IN 46528

Director:Archivist Sam White
Phone: 574-535-6723 
Fax: 574-535-6669


Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm

Elkhart County Government

Administration Offices:
117 North Second Street
Goshen, IN 46526
Switchboard Number: (574) 534-3541