Build Responsibly

Although the Jefferson Parish ordinance states the minimum height requirements, it is important to follow these tips to save money.

Due to requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program and the overall goal for a more hazard-resistant and sustainable community, Jefferson Parish’s  Ordinance - Chapter 14 looks at the height requirements for residential and non-residential buildings. Be sure to hire a  licensed contractor who knows the rules.



Jefferson Parish Code of Ordinances Chapter 14 Construction Updates