Welcome to West Lafayette, Indiana

Welcome to West Lafayette, home of Purdue University. We’re home to famous travelers like Amelia Earhart and Neil Armstrong. We’re home to historic neighborhoods and iconic restaurants like Harry’s Chocolate Shop, Triple XXX Restaurant, and Bruno’s that have delighted Boilermakers for generations. We’re home to Purdue Research Park and game-changing industries with vision, resources, and talent to take us into tomorrow. Voted among the safest and healthiest cities in the nation, we’re home to beautiful parks and miles of scenic walking and bike trails. Whether you’re here for a Big Ten athletic event, a degree, a street festival, or a great meal, welcome to our home!     

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We are open

West Lafayette City Hall is open to the public for essential business only.

Face coverings are required.

We will not be accepting in-person payments.

Payments can be made online, by mail, or left in the secure payment drop box at the city parking lot (located at 2329 North Salisbury) or the drop box in front of City Hall at the half circle drive off Kingston St.  For questions, please call (765) 775-5100.