Louisiana Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal
8181 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge
LA
70806
Contact Person: H. “Butch” Browning, Jr.
Phone: 1-800-256-5452

Notes:

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 a single statewide building code for design and construction of buildings under the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code – Building and Residential (in reference to 2012 International Building/ Residential Code, IBC/IRC).  Louisiana also adopted the Louisiana State Uniform Plumbing Code (in reference to 2012 International Plumbing Code, IPC), the Louisiana State Uniform Mechanical Code (in reference to 2012 International Mechanical Code, IMC), and the 2011 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).

Louisiana requires contractor licencing and code official certification.

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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