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Licensing & Permits


 

Washington Parish Permit Office

203 11th Ave - Suite 1

Franklinton, LA 70438

985-839-5456

985-839-5453 Fax

 


PUBLIC NOTICE

From

Washington Parish Government

BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED

BEFORE YOU REBUILD / DEVELOP

Notice is hereby given that the Washington Parish Government  adopted

 

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance # 09-507 dated November 24, 2009

 

which requires property owners to secure a permit before doing any construction, reconstruction, development, Etc.

For Example: building, major remodeling, placement of manufactured homes, repairing after flooding, Etc.

 

This action is in compliance with the regulations of the National Flood Insurance Program. The Louisiana Legislature has delegated the responsibility of implementation of this program to Washington Parish Government and local government units.

 

Areas of the Washington Parish recently experienced flood inundation which may result in loss of life and property, and cause health and safety hazards.

 

DEVELOPMENT PERMITS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM:

Washington Parish Building & Permitting Department

In Franklinton, LA.

 

 

LOCATED AT:        203 11th Avenue, Franklinton 985-839-5456

                                                                       

Certification of the elevation of the lowest floor (completion of a FEMA Elevation Certificate) by a licensed engineer, architect or land surveyor must be presented for a building permit

If your home or business was flooded or if you are building in Special Flood Hazard Areas.


New Construction - Renovations - Commerical -

 Mobile Homes -Contractor/Tradesman Registration

 

Other Licenses

 

For the following licenses please visit:

Washington Parish Government Offices at 909 Pearl Street, Franklinton, LA 70438 adjacent to the Courthouse.

 Phone 985-839-7825 Fax 985-839-7828

 

 

Logging Permits

Mining Permits

Occupational Licenses

Beer & Liquor Permits

Rolling Paper Taxes