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.


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:
Building Code of St. Tammany (download file)
Uniform Construction Codes and Amendments (2018)
Pool Barrier Requirements
Newest Building Codes (State)
Standby Generator Install Guidelines


Residential Permit Application Packet
Residential Mobile Home Application Packet (pdf)
Residential Swimming Pools Application Packet (pdf)
Homeowner/Builder Affidavit (pdf)
Residential Modular Home Affidavit (pdf)
Commercial Permit Application Packet (pdf)
Commercial Sign Plan Review Application Packet (pdf)
New Contractor Registration Form (pdf)
2022 Parish Contractor Renewal Form
Mechanical Sub-Contractor Filings (pdf)
Plumbing Sub-Contractor Filings (pdf)
Electrical Sub-Contractor Filings (pdf)
Gas Sub-Contractor Filings (pdf)
Fee Schedule Sub-Contractor Filings (pdf)
Other Forms and Filings:
Solar Accessory Checklist (pdf)
Solar Roof Mounted Checklist (pdf)
Building Thermal Envelope Inspection (pdf)
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