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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Building Permits & Licenses

Certificate of Occupancy

Type:
Permit
Classification:
Building/Construction
Category:
Location
Duration:
Temporary
Apply online?
No

A Certificate of Occupancy is required for construction trailers installed in the City of New Orleans. Each trailer must be inspected and approved for operation by the Department of Safety and Permits.

A Certificate of Occupancy is required for construction trailers installed in the City of New Orleans. Each trailer must be inspected and approved for operation by the Department of Safety and Permits. Construction trailers are only permitted in conjunction with construction projects which have obtained building permits from Safety & Permits.

Duration: Same day.

Fees

  • $190

Required documents/steps

  • Fill out and submit the BUILDING_PERMIT_MASTER_APPLICATION 
  • Plot plan reflecting all dimensions of the lot and all structures, setbacks to property lines and the location and dimensions of off-street parking spaces 
  • Letter from property owner giving permission for property use for the permit purpose 
  • Recorded Act of Sale, if the property has recently changed ownership (if applicable)

Issuing agency

Safety and Permits

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Type:
Permit
Classification:
Building/Construction
Category:
Location
Duration:
Temporary
Apply online?
No

A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy may be issued when a commercial project is done in phases and prior approval is granted by the Building Official.

A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy may be issued when a commercial project is done in phases and prior approval is granted by the Building Official. The owner may obtain a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy for partial occupancy of the project.

Restrictions

  • Subject to prior approval granted by the Building Official

Fees

  • $60 per residential unit or $125 per commercial unit

Required documents/steps

Issuing agency

Safety and Permits

You may also need

User guides

 
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Last updated: 10/30/2013 4:52:08 PM

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