The Permits and Inspections Department regulates and inspects construction for compliance with building code standards, manages floodplains within the Town and provides and coordinates approval of construction plans with other departments.

New Construction

New construction must obtain all of the proper building permits and are subject to inspections from both the building inspector and the Fire Marshall.

Additions & Remodels

Any additions that changes the roof line or includes plumbing or electrical must obtain the proper building permits and are subject to inspections.

Address Verification

The parish and other municipalities require that the municipal address of the property be obtained and/or verified by the 911 GIS Coordinator before they issue a permit. This is a crucial step in maintaining the accuracy of the mapping utilized for emergency response. The links below will help residential and commercial applicants obtain an address.

Building Codes

All construction projects must comply with the following codes:

  • Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code
  • International Building Code- 2021
  • International Residential Code-2021
  • International Energy Conservation Code-2021
  • International Plumbing Code-2021
  • International Mechanical Code-2021
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code-2021
  • National Electrical Code-2020
  • NFPA 101- 2015

Contact Information

Building Permits

Chad Parker
Inspections Unlimited
2002 Auburn Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 387-2319

Culvert Permit

John B. Talley
John B. Talley III & Associates, Inc.
301 Muckleroy Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 397-0752

Natalie Penrose
Town Clerk
Town of Sterlington
503 Highway 2
Sterlington, LA 71280

Relevant Documents