Building Departments in St. John the Baptist Parish, LA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue St. John the Baptist Parish building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets St. John the Baptist Parish fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid St. John the Baptist Parish building permit. St. John the Baptist Parish Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved St. John the Baptist Parish building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.
St John Parish Planning and Zoning Department Laplace LA 1801 West Airline Highway 70068 985-536-7643