New Business Start-Up


East Bank Office
Joseph S. Yenni Building
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 101
Jefferson, LA 70123
Phone: (504) 736-6957

West Bank Office
1855 Ames Blvd., Suite A
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 364-3512

INSPECTION & CODE ENFORCEMENT
Plan Review Section - East Bank
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 101
Jefferson, LA 70123
(504)736-6957
Plan Review Section - West Bank
400 Maple Avenue
Harvey, LA 70058
(504)364-3512
OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH
STEP 1.       OBTAIN A PRELIMINARY ZONING CLEARANCE
Department of Inspection and Code Enforcement - Fee is $50.00
East Bank Office
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 101
Jefferson, LA 70123
(504)736-6957
West Bank Office
400 Maple Avenue
Harvey, LA 70058
(504)364-3512
STEP 2.       REGISTER THE TRADE NAME OF THE BUSINESS LOCALLY
Clerk of Court - Fee is $100.00
East Bank Office
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 603
Jefferson, LA 70123
(504)736-6390
West Bank Office
200 Derbigny St., Suite 2200
Gretna, LA 70053
(504)364-2944
*The Clerk of Court can verify if a name has already been registered locally.
For further information, please go to www.jpclerkofcourt.us.
STEP 3.       AFFIDAVIT TO REGISTER TRADE NAME MUST BE NOTARIZED
Parish Attorney’s Office - No Fee
East Bank Office
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 701
Jefferson, LA 70123
(504)736-6300
West Bank Office
200 Derbigny St., Suite 5200
Gretna, LA 70053
(504)364-3822
STEP 4.       INCORPORATE YOUR BUSINESS – (Your Choice)
Louisiana Secretary of State
8585 Archives Ave.
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 922-2880
*Can be registered online.
For further information, please go to www.geauxbiz.com.
STEP 5.       SUBMIT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION TO THE JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office - $50.00 Start-Up Fee (Minimum)
Occupational License Tax Division
200 Derbigny St., Suite 1200
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-5637
For further information, please go to www.jpso.com.
TRANSPORATION BUSINESSES (VEHICLES FOR HIRE / TAXI)
Property Maintenance/Zoning/Quality of Life - $250.00 Start-Up Fee
East Bank Office – Vehicles for Hire/Taxi
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 203
Jefferson, LA 70123
(504)736-6961
Department of Transit Administration
21 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 364-3450
LIQUOR LICENSE INFORMATION
Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
200 Derbigny St., Suite 1200
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-5637
Website:
www.jpso.com
Department of Transit Administration
1450 Poydras St., Suite 850
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-7068
Website:
www.atc.rev.state.la.us
BUSINESSES DOMICILED WITHIN “INCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH
If your business is located within one of the below municipalities, you will need to contact them with regard to your occupational license tax.
City of Gretna
740 2nd Ave.
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-1555
Website:
www.gretnala.com
City of Kenner
1801 Williams Blvd., Building B
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 468-7200
Website:
www.kenner.la.us
City of Harahan
6437 Jefferson Highway
Harahan, LA 70123
(504) 736-6383
Website:
www.cityofharahan.com
City of Westwego
419 Avenue A
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 341-3424
Website:
www.cityofwestwego.com
Town of Grand Isle
170 Ludwig Ln.
Grand Isle, LA 70358
(985) 787-3196
Website:
www.townofgrandisle.com
Town of Jean Lafitte
2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Lafitte, LA 70067
(504) 689-2208
Website:
www.townofjeanlafitte.com
SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO)
700 Churchill Parkway
Avondale, LA 70094
(504) 875-3908
Website:
www.jedco.org
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
1175 Herndon Parkway, Suite 900
Herndon, VA 20170
(800) 634-0245
Website:
www.score.org