Every building project (large or small) needs a permit, and there is a fee associated with every permit application. Follow the steps below to put together your application packet, or call (985) 537-7603 for assistance.
Every permit application starts here. Please fill out as much of the form as you can, print it and sign.
Below is a checklist for each type of permit we offer. Click on the appropriate permit type to download the checklist. You can obtain all the information on the checklist BEFORE you have to come in to the permit office.
** NOTICE: Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Requirements (effective Jan 1, 2016) **
Residential Permit Checklists
- New Residential, Renovations or Additions
- Manufactured Homes (Trailers)
- Modular Homes
- Residential Moved or Raised House
- R.V. Campers
- Residential Change of Occupancy
- Storage Shed (Residential - Pre-fabricated)
- Storage Shed (Residential - Built On-site)
- Storage Shed (Residential – Metal Built on Site)
- Inground Swimming Pools
- Solar Panels
- Open Carport or Patio
Commercial Permit Checklists
- New Commercial, Renovations or Additions
- Commercial Industrialized Modular Building
- Commercial Build-out in Existing Building, Strip Mall
- Commercial Change of Occupancy
- Cell Towers
Trade Permit Checklists
- Residential Trade Permit (Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, etc.)
- Residential Trade Generator Permit
- Commercial Trade Permit (Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, etc.)
- Commercial Generator Trade Permit
Some Permit Checklists may require additional forms to supplement the permit application. Please print, fill out and sign the appropriate form below as per your permit checklist.
- B-Zone / C-Zone Affidavit
- Minimum Required Inspections Signature Form (for self-contracted new residential)
- Subcontractor / Supplier List
- Mobile Home Placement Affidavit
- Mobile Home Tie Down Affidavit
- R.V. Affidavit Floodplain
- R.V. Placement Affidavit
- Address Verification Request Form
- 911 Addressing Sketch
- Site Plan
- Affidavit Claiming Exemption from Licensure
If you cannot find the appropriate permit above, need help selecting the proper type of permit, or want to know the fee associated with a certain type of permit, please contact the Lafourche Parish Government Permit Office at (985) 537-7603.
All permit application packets should be turned in at our Permit Office located at the Mathews Government Complex, 4876 Highway 1, Mathews, LA 70375.
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