Building Permits are required through this office before any structure is built in the Parish of Tangipahoa. All subcontractors (Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing) are required to obtain permits on new construction in Tangipahoa Parish.

All contractors and subcontractors are required to be registered with the Tangipahoa Parish Permit Office.

Building Permit Process:

  1. Obtain an address for the property. Call the 911 office (985) 747-0911
  2. Bring in a survey or deed of your property and your building plans to the Permit Office
    1. A flood determination of your property must be done by our office
    2. A plan review must be done by our office.
    3. An application must be submitted along with survey or deed (legal description) to the Environmental Health Department in order to obtain sewer approval. Roseland Office-(985)748-2024, Hammond Office-(985)543-4175. If your location is on the Tangipahoa Parish Sewer District, contact (985)542-8877.
  3. Once you have been notified that your sewer approval is ready to be picked up from Environmental Health, you can go to the Permit Office for a permit. Please bring the following:
    1. Building Plans (if not previously submitted)
    2. Completed building application
    3. Sewer approval
    4. Notarized homeowner affidavit (if acting as homeowner contractor)
    5. Survey or deed if not previously submitted)
    6. DEQ Storm water permit (if you are building in a subdivision) Please see Q & A for Construction Contractors form for contact and permit information
    7. Building permit fee (We accept Cash, Check, Visa, Master Card, and Discover).

Sub Contractor Permit Process:

No subcontractor permits will be issued until the Building permit has been issued.

  1. Make sure your subcontractor is registered with tangipahoa Parish Permit Office (unless acting as a homeowner subcontractor).
  2. Complete subcontractor permit application and pay permit fee.See attached fee schedule.




Hammond Office Directions
15485 West Club Deluxe Road
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: (985) 542-2117
Fax: (985) 542-8574

Amite Office
113 North Bay St.
Amite, LA 70422
Phone: (985) 748-2024
Fax: (985) 748-2079

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Jimmy Pecoraro 
Building Official

Kim Morse
Office Manager

Natalie Walker
Permit Tech (Amite Office)

Jessica Dunnington
​Permit Tech

Kimberly LeBourgeois
Permit Tech

Kimberly Owens
Permit Tech

Michael Bryant 
Mechanical & Plumbing Inspector

Spot Traylor
Building & Electrical Inspector

Evan Wilkinson
Inspector - In - Training