Louisiana Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal
8181 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge
Contact Person: H. “Butch” Browning, Jr.
Phone: 1-800-256-5452

State Website http://www.state.la.us
State Licensing Specialty contractor licensing may be required but general contractor licensing is not required by the State of Louisiana. Local jurisdictions may also require licensing.
State Building Code The State of Louisiana has adopted the 2006 International Building Code (2006 IBC), 2006 International Residential Code (2006 IRC), 2006 International Mechanical Code (2006 IMC), 2006 International Fuel Gas Code (2006 IFGC), 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (2006 IECC), 2006 International Existing Building Code (2006 IEBC).


International Fire Code (IFC), International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) are all handled by local jurisdictions.

State Licensing Division http://www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/
State Fire Marshall http://sfm.dps.louisiana.gov/
State Environmental Permit http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/


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