• Residential homeowners may apply for building permits for their own residence if the following requirements have been met:
o A. The homeowner has lived at the residence for 12 months.
o B. If the work exceeds $7500, the proper affidavits are notarized and provided with permit application.
• ONLY licensed tradesmen may pull trade permits.
• You can find helpful information on hiring a contractor at the Louisiana State Licensing Board: https://lslbc.louisiana.gov/consumers/
• Building permits are REQUIRED for any residential or commercial work except for Flooring and Painting.