To be considered for membership, application must be complete and accompanied by payment.

Applicant Information

Reference section completed by Interim Builders applicants only: (must be BAGI member references)

As an interim remodeler, an inspection of a home or project is required within two years of joining.


Builder: (Dues are based on gross dollar volume plus fee per permit up to a maximum of 500 permits. 1 to 10 permits at $40 per permit, 11 - 25 permits at $30 per permit, and 25 + at $20 per permit. Permit fee billed monthly .)

$0 to $500,000 | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $695
$500,001 - $1,000,000 | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $800
$1,000,001 and over | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $980

Developers: (Dues are based on gross dollar volume without a per-permit fee.)

$0 to $500,000 | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $695
$500,001 - $1,500,000 | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $800
$1,500,001 and over | First Year: $675 | Second Year: $980

Additional Services

Each membership will be provided one listing on the mailing list, websites, and in the Home Building and Remodeling Guide. (Indicate number of additional listings needed. Attach separate sheet with listing information.)

$100 per listing per year (the company that is a member must own 51 percent of this company)
$50 per listing per year
$10 per listing per year

Tax Ruling: Lobbying expenses as defined in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 are no longer deductible as a “Business Expense.” Therefore, when you calculate your “business deduction” from your Association dues you must subtract $37.62 for NAHB dues and $13.20 for IBA dues, a total of $50.82 from your “business deduction” of dues.

Information for association's online searchable database

Note: payment will not be due until the production of the membership directory in September

Builder Membership Classification for NAHB Database

Please select up to three of the classifications below in order of relevance:

  • A Single Family Spec/Tract Building
  • B1 Single Family General Contracting
  • B2 Single Family Custom Building
  • C Multi-Family Building (Condo/Co-op Units)
  • D Multi-Family Building/Owner
  • E Multi-Family General Contractor
  • F Remodeling – Residential
  • G Remodeling – Commercial
  • H Commercial Building
  • I Commercial General Contracting
  • J Land Development
  • K Manufacturing of Modular/Panelized/Log Homes

Standards Commitment form

As a commitment to membership in BAGI, every builder, remodeler and interim builder (hereinafter referred to as “member”) shall sign and agree to the following conditions:

  1. The Quality Assurance Builder Standards manual must be provided to every customer at the time of contract signing for each new construction and/or remodeling project undertaken by the member.
  2. All contracts must include language incorporating the Standards as part of each new construction and/or remodeling project. Recommended contract language is available through the BAGI Office.
  3. A third party dispute resolution mechanism, selected by the builder to handle disputes arising from the Standards shall be a part of all contracts for construction and/or remodeling projects undertaken by the member.
  4. The member understands that non-compliance with these commitments, unresolved dispute resolutions and a large number of complaints against a member may require that the member address the Quality Assurance Builder Standards Committee of the Association.

I have read, understand and agree to the above-described commitments, including all exhibits, as part of my membership in the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis (BAGI). This commitment is valid until written notification is given by either party to cancel the membership in BAGI.

Credit Information

I hereby agree to allow a credit check and a search for liens and judgements. Further, if elected to membership, I hereby agree to abide by the Quality Assurance Builder Standards, Code of Ethics, which I have read and signed, and Bylaws of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis.

Please list a BAGI member as your sponsor:

Must be complete and accompanied by a check for consideration:

Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

6510 Telecom Drive, Suite 185 Indianapolis, IN 46278

Telephone: (317) 236-6330

Fax: (317) 236-6340


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BAGI code of ethics

Prepared by the Code of Ethics Task Force
Approved by the BAGI Board of Directors
June 14, 2001

As members in good standing of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis, we believe in, and accept, the responsibilities and obligations inherent in providing housing and its related infrastructure. Basic to these beliefs, we support the following objectives:

  • Adhere to and promote the Mission Statement, Strategic Plan and Bylaws of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis.
  • Conduct our respective businesses with integrity; deal fairly and in good faith with our customers, employees, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, builders, remodelers, associates, and realtors.
  • Endeavor at all times to satisfy our customers.
  • Seek that there be an understanding by our customers of all relevant contracts, specifications, and warranty information.
  • Use the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis Quality Assurance Builder Standards as our basic guidelines for building quality homes and quality remodeling projects. We realize that we are free to go above and beyond these standards to further enhance the value of the home and project to our customers.
  • Members will not intentionally or negligently fail to comply with all federal, state and local laws and building codes relating tohealth, safety, and welfare of the community in building or remodeling homes. In addition, we shall endeavor to maintain quality control at all times during construction.
  • Endeavor to maintain accuracy in our advertising and to take care that it not be misleading.
  • Members will conduct all business transactions responsibly and professionally with honesty and candor.
  • Strive to stay informed regarding all laws, regulations, public policies, and any other essential information that affects our business interests and those of the housing industry.
  • No member shall perform, or cause to be performed, any act that would tend to reflect on or bring into disrepute any part of
    the industry or Association.

I hereby agree to abide by the Code of Ethics as a member of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis.

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