Inspection & Code Enforcement


COVID-19 UPDATE

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 @ www.mypermitnow.org

Questions or concerns may be e-mailed to codepublicfirst@jeffparish.net

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.

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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  Municode.com.