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.