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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

About Us

The Department of Safety and Permits is made up of six divisions and two bureaus, which collectively work to ensure that safety standards are met for all construction and use of buildings and properties in the city of New Orleans.


Building Inspection Division

The Building Inspection Division insures new construction or alterations to existing structures are being safely done and in compliance with the International Building Code. This division also investigates complaints of work without proper permits.

Electrical Inspection Division
Mechanical Inspection Division
Zoning Administration Division
Plan Review Division
Permit Processing Division
Ground Transportation Bureau
Motor Vehicle Inspection Bureau (Brake Tag)
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Last updated: 12/21/2017 2:20:32 PM

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