Inspection & Code Enforcement



In an effort to comply with COVID-19 requests for social distancing, Inspection and Code Enforcement will not be meeting with applicants in person at this time.  For assistance please use the following:

East Bank 504-736-6957        West Bank 504-364-3512

You are encouraged to utilize our online permitting system @ 

Questions or concerns may be e-mailed to

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. 

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to ensure compliance with laws pertaining to structural development within Jefferson Parish in an efficient manner, and to abate abandoned and blighted structures, for the overall safety of our citizens and visitors.


Online Permitting


Online Trade Filing/NPR


Online Garage Sale Permit


Building and Related Construction Codes


Online FEMA Elevation Certificate Look-up


Jefferson Parish has implemented pre-inspections for all residential generator permits to verify that the proposed generator location meets manufactures installation instructions and technical code requirements, for the safety of occupants of ALL surrounding buildings. 


The department is an umbrella agency consisting of the following sections:

Building Plan Review | Site Plan Review | Building Inspections

Together, Building Plan Review, Site Plan Review and Building Inspections (Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical) regulate all new construction and renovations by issuing permits for all structures, signs, trash dumpsters, and site restrictions within the Parish. In addition, the Plan Review section issues permits for garage sales in unincorporated Jefferson Parish.

Dangerous Building Abatement (DBA)

The Dangerous Building Abatement (DBA) Section facilitates the repair or removal of dangerous buildings.

An electronic version of the Jefferson Parish Code of Ordinances can be viewed online at