Inspection & Code Enforcement


Jefferson Parish Inspection and Code Enforcement is switching to a new Credit Card Processor for online, and in person payments effective January 22, 2019 @ 12:01 a.m.  The fee for paying with a credit card will now be 2.09% of the transaction total.  Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

We will continue to accept checks, money orders and cashier checks, payable to Jefferson Parish Pooled Cash.

Inspection and Code Enforcement is taking another step in technology to better serve you.  Effective November 1, 2017 all plans submitted to Jefferson Parish Department of Inspection and Code Enforcement for the purpose of obtaining a building permit, must be submitted in PDF format at the time of application.


Online permitting is now available!


Code Phone Directory

Garage Sale Permits

On-line Permitting

Create Your MPN Account

On-line Filing (NPR)

Permit Reports Online

Code Phone Directory


Inspection and Code Enforcement Department

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.

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