When is a permit required?
A permit is required whenever an owner, authorized agent, or contractor proposes to:
  • Construct, enlarge, alter, repair or move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a structure
  • Construct, alter, repair, or move:
    • Air conditioning and ventilating systems
    • Boilers
    • Electrical systems
    • Elevators
    • Furnaces
    • Incinerators
    • Plumbing and gas piping systems
    • Signs
    • Sprinkler and fire extinguishing systems

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1. Who issues permits?
2. When is a permit required?
3. What do I bring when applying for a permit?
4. Who must prepare the plans?
5. What must a complete set of plans and specifications include?
6. How are plans reviewed?
7. What other permits are required?
8. Is there a permit fee?
9. Who should apply for the permit?
10. Can preliminary plans be reviewed before bidding?
11. When will a permit be issued?
12. Can permit fees be waived?
13. I live in Caddo Parish, do I need a permit?