Brian D. Madison (“Mr. Madison”) is the Director of the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services for the City of Indianapolis. Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS), formerly known as the Department of Code Enforcement, handles licensing, permitting, and inspections for the City of Indianapolis. To help constituents comply with building codes, the agency works with neighborhood organizations and businesses to educate the public. The department also oversees property use, safety, and maintenance.
Mr. Madison was appointed as Director by Mayor Joseph H. Hogsett because of his extensive experience as a community and economic development professional. Prior to his appointment as Director, he served as the Deputy Director of the Property and Land Use Services Division for the department. Madison has also served as the Director of Development for the Indianapolis Housing Agency, Assistant Administrator for the Department of Metropolitan Development, and was the Director of Real Estate Development for Near East Area Renewal.
He holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from DePauw University.