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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Board of Building Standards and Appeals

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 658-7200
Board address:

City Hall
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
 

Purpose

The Board of Building Standards and Appeals is an attached board of the City’s Department of Safety and Permits. Its functions are to:

  • Hear and determine appeals on all matters arising under ordinances or regulations pertaining to the design, construction, alteration and demolition of buildings; and
  • Hear and determine appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of building regulations of the City.

Composition

The Mayor appoints five members with the approval of the City Council.

  • One member to be a Louisiana State Registered Architect;
  • One member to be a Louisiana State Registered Civil Engineer;
  • One member to be a Louisiana State Licensed General Contractor;
  • One member to be a Louisiana State Registered Mechanical or Electrical Engineer; and
  • One member to be an engineer experienced in fire protection.

Term Length

Five years

(Created by: City Charter Sec. 4-703; Ord. No. 22938 M.C.S.)

 
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Last updated: 6/26/2014 10:08:03 PM

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