Permits and Inspections

Permits & Inspections

Kenny wortmann- Director

The mission of the Permits and Inspections Department is to serve the people of St. Tammany Parish by providing for the public’s health, welfare and safety through the enforcement of building codes and ordinances adopted by state and local governing agencies.

Our Vision is to provide quality public service through administration, communication, and education in an effort to perform our duties in a fair, professional, and courteous manner. We seek to educate the public about the parish and state codes and ordinances to obtain voluntary compliance that will ensure positive effects in our community. These efforts will include partnerships between governmental departments as well as community organizations working to reach a common goal. This goal includes the maintenance of a proactive environment that works to solve community problems and remains creative and effective in the enforcement of codes and ordinances.


Energy Code Amendments

Update to Permit Fees - Starting August 11, 2022

Update to Building Codes, effective January 1, 2023


Permits How To:
  1. Go to
  2. Click on green Customer Portal button
  3. Click on green New Account button
  4. Read the notes concerning the phone number you wish you use for your account and click Next
  5. Complete the New Account Form and click Submit
  6. Click Done to return to the Customer Portal Homepage
Additional Information:
St. Tammany Parish Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - 2023 Annual Report

State of Louisiana Insulation Report

2021 IRC Chapter 9 for Roof Assemblies
Blower Door Test Report
Northshore Total Duct Test Form
Commercial Self Certification
Building Code of St. Tammany (download file)
Uniform Construction Codes and Amendments (2023)
Pool Barrier Requirements
Newest Building Codes (State)

Standby Generator Install Guidelines


Residential Forms

Homeowner Builder Affidavit

Residential Mobile Home
Residential Application
Residential Swimming Pool    

Commercial Application

Commercial Sign
2024 Contractor Registration Renewal

2023 Contractor Registration Renewal

Electrical Sub Contractor Filings
Fee Schedule Sub Contractor Filings
Gas Sub Contractor Filings
Mechanical Sub Contractor Filings
New Contractor Application
Plumbing Sub Contractor Filings


Questions we can answer: Please call our office at 985-898-2574
How do I apply for a building permit? How much are building permit fees?
Can you tell me what inspections I have left?
How do I determine my Flood Zone? How do I obtain a LOMA (Letter of Map Amendment) to take my property out of a Flood Zone?
How do I go about getting an Electrical Connection Permit?
Why is my permit on hold for Coastal Use, Form Board Certification or Culvert Data Verification? (Contact 985-809-7448)

Permits and Inspections
21454 Koop Drive, Building B, Ste. 1B
Mandeville, LA 70471


Contact Us

  • Administrative Complex
    21490 Koop Dr.
    Mandeville, LA 70471

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday through Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm