|Ouachita Parish Permit Office |
1650 Desiard Street
Monroe, LA 712010
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30PM
The Ouachita Parish Permit Office is located on the second floor of the Ouachita Parish Health Unit at 1650 Desiard Street, Suite 202, in Monroe, Louisiana. The permit office is responsible for issuing building permits, culvert permits, and floodplan mangement of the unincorporated area of Ouachita Parish.
On average, 1,100 building permits are issued each year. Of those 1,100 building permits, approximately 125 of those structures are located in a Special Flood Hazard Area.
The permit office also issues on average 400 culvert permits per year. Of those permits, about 50 per year are citizens who are enclosing an open ditch.
The Ouachita Parish Permit Office works with various agencies and entities to document new construction and development throughout Ouachita Parish.