310 West 2nd Street
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, LA 70302
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Public Works

1219 Henry S. Thibodeaux St.
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302
Office: (985) 446-7223
Fax: (985) 446-7272  


 Archie Chaisson - Director
  Thibodaux Public Works Department Building and Permits   
    BUILDING Permits
    1 Application for Appeal of Building Permit Denial
    2 Application for Certificate of Zoning Compliance
    3 Building Code Requirements
    5 Commercial Permit Information Package
    6 Inspection Requirements
    7 Permit Issuance Requirements
    8 Permits Required
    9 Plan Requirements
    10 Residential Permit Information Package
    ELECTRICAL Permits
    1 Electrical Code Requirements
    2 Electrical Exam Application Form
    3 Electrical Permit and Inspection Fee Rates
    4 Electrical Permit Application Form
    5 Electrical Permit Issuance Requirements
    6 Licensing Requirements - Electricians
    7 Permit Issuance Requirements-Electrical
    8 Solar Panel Installations
    1 Fence Permit Information
    2 Home Occupation Information
    3 Home Relocation
    4 Lock Box System Requirement - Ord
    5 Manufactured Home Information
    6 Modular Home Information
    7 Occupancy Permit Information
    8 Permits Required
    9 Servitude Information
    10 Solar Panel Installations
    MECHANICAL Permits
    1 LICENSING REQUIREMENTS - Mechanical Contractors
    2 Mechanical Code Requirements
    3 Permit Application Form - Commercial
    4 Permit Application Form - Residential
    5 Permit Issuance Requirements - Mechanical
    PLUMBING Permits
    1 Gas Permit Application Form
    2 Licensing Requirements - Plumbers
    3 Permit Issuance Requirements - Gas
    4 Permit Issuance Requirements - Plumbing
    5 Plumbing Code Requirements
    6 Plumbing Permit Application Form


Building inspection shall be performed in the foundation, framing and completion stages
Electrical inspection shall be performed in the foundation, rough-in and completion stages
Mechanical inspection shall be performed in the rough-in and completion stages
Plumbing inspection shall be performed in the foundation, rough-in and completion stages
Gas inspection shall be performed in the rough-in and completion stages

Phone number to call for Building, Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing Inspections: 985-446-7208
Phone number to call for Gas Inspections: 985-446-7216

Request(s) for inspection must be made by the respective building contractor, electrician, mechanical contractor and plumber performing the work at the job site. Inspection requests made prior to 10:00 AM are normally performed on the same day, however, contractors have to allow the inspection department up to forty-eight (48) hours to perform inspections from the time the inspection request is received.

Permit Cards

No inspections shall be performed without the permit being displayed on the job site.

The permit holder shall post the permit / inspection record on the job site in an accessible place to allow the inspectors to make the required entries. Permits shall be placed where they are visible from the road. The permit / inspection record shall be maintained by the permit holder until the final inspection has been made and approved.

A $20.00 re-inspection fee shall be charged for any additional inspections required after any of the initial free inspections referenced above.

Certificate of Occupancy

A certificate of occupancy will be issued upon completion of all inspections and the payment of all cost associated with the inspections have been paid in full. No one shall be allowed to move in until certificate of occupancy has been issued.


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