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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

HDLC Staff & Commission Contacts

General Contact Information

1300 Perdido St, 7th floor
New Orleans, LA 70112

Hours of Operation:
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Phone(504) 658-7040


HDLC Building Plans Examiners review and approve all work to the exterior of buildings located in a historic    district. Each plans examiner covers several historic districts.  If you do not know your district, click here.

For applications in

  • Irish Channel
  • St. Charles Avenue
  • Lower Garden District
  • Lafayette Square
  • Warehouse District

Please contact Anna Pernas, Building Plans Examiner,,
(504) 658-7044.

For applications in

  • Esplanade
  • Treme
  • Holy Cross
  • Faubourg Marigny


Please contact Carol Knight, Building Plans Examiner, 658-7047.

For applications in

  • Algiers Point
  • Bywater
  • Garden District
  • Canal Street
  • Picayune Place

Please contact Emily VanDoren, Building Plans Examiner,,  (504) 658-7050.

HDLC Staff Contact Information

C. Elliott Perkins, Executive Director (504) 658-7040

Eleanor Burke, Deputy Director (504) 658-7041

Tracy St. Julien, Senior Architectural Historian/Enforcement Coordinator (504) 658-7042

Anna Pernas, Building Plans Examiner, (504) 658-7044

Emily VanDoren, Building Plans Examiner, (504) 658-7050

Carol Knight, Building Plans Examiner, (504) 658-7047

Alex Nassar, Building Plans Examiner, (504) 658-7048

Yvette Tyler, Architectural Historian, (504) 658-7052

Devra Goldstein, Building Inspector,  (504) 658-7043

Kelley Campbell, Building Inspector, (504) 658-7045




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Last updated: 1/26/2017 1:07:45 PM

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