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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Contact Us


Department of Safety & Permits

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

Phone: (504) 658-7100

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Department Contacts


Jared E. Munster, Ph.D., AICP
Phone: (504) 658-7200

Construction-Related Division Contacts

Chief Building Official

Zachary Smith, AIA
Phone: (504) 658-7114

Building Official

Larry Chan,
Phone: (504) 658-7145

Floodplain Manager

Jerome Landry, CFM
Phone: (504) 658-7127

Building Inspection Division

Terry Willis, Chief Building Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7130
Fax: (504) 658-7209

Electrical Inspection Division

Charles Collins, Chief Electrical Inspector
Steven Bordelon, Assistant Chief Electrical Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7145
Fax: (504) 658-7211

Electrical Contractors License

Lisa Grimble
Phone: (504) 658-7145

Mechanical Inspection Division

Rudolph Hardouin, Chief Mechanical Inspector
Brian Medus, Assistant Chief Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7153
Fax: (504) 658-7211

Mechanical Contractors License

Orelia Torrence
Phone: (504) 658-7153

Operating Engineer License

Renee Augustus
Phone: (504) 658-7107

Plan Review

Zachary Smith, AIA, Chief Building Official
Phone: (504) 658-7115
Fax: (504) 658-7212

Permit Processing

Estelle Brown
Phone: (504) 658-7125

Board of Building Standards and Appeals

Angela Mitchell
Phone: (504) 658-7200

Zoning Administration Division

Edward Horan, Zoning Administrator
Todd Breckman, Assistant Zoning Administrator
Phone: (504) 658-7125

Taxicab and For-Hire Vehicles Bureau

Wesley Pfeifer, Taxicab Administrator
Billy Byrd, Taxicab Operations Supervisor
Phone: (504) 658-7170

Motor Vehicle Inspection Division (Brake Tags)

Paul Marina, Motor Vehicle Inspection Program Manager
Phone: 658-7101


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Last updated: 12/21/2017 2:20:29 PM

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