Policies and Guidelines
The Department of Safety and Permits is regulated by City regulations, the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, and the International Construction Codes (2012 ed.), as amended.
The following amendments are addenda to the International construction codes enforced by Safety and Permits:
Guidelines for Work in New Orleans
Any person or contractor looking to do work in New Orleans should visit the Permits & Licenses page for all information on permits and supplemental documents needed. Below, you can find information to address the most common issues people face when working with Safety and Permits.