Building Codes

Standards to Follow

Construction must conform to the  2021 International Building Code, the 2021 International Existing Building Code, 2021 International Residential Code, 2021 International Mechanical Code, 2021 International Plumbing Code,  2021 International Fuel/Gas Code and 2020 National Electric Code and all local ordinances and regulations. With state amendment e Adoption by the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code.

Beginning the Process

To begin the process, the following must be submitted:

  • Permit application or plan review application
  • Two complete sets of plans: drawings should include site plan, erosion control or detention calculations, landscaping, foundation plans, structural drawings, parking lot, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing plans
  • Plans may be submitted by a contractor, architect, engineer, or owner. 25% of the permit fee will be added for all commercial new / remodel plan reviews