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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu


Mechanical Permit

Building/Construction, Mechanical
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Only a City-licensed contractor can apply for this permit. 

In order to ensure public safety through compliance with the International Construction Code (ICC) as adopted by the City of New Orleans as well as all other related state and parish regulations, permits must be obtained by licensed mechanics for work to be performed in the City of New Orleans. A mechanical permit is required if you plan to install, repair, replace, or alter any mechanical or gas-fired apparatus or equipment, such as air conditioning systems, electric or gas heaters, electric or gas furnaces or heaters, or gas lines. Fees are based on a several factors related to complexity of the work to be completed including, but not limited to the type equipment being installed, number of connections, and how many pieces of each type of equipment will be installed.


Required documents/steps

  • Fill out and submit a complete  MECHANICAL_PERMIT_APPLICATION and return it to the One Stop Shop - New Orleans City Hall - 1300 Perdido St., 7th floor.
  •  For questions about the Mechanical Permit process, please contact City of New Orleans - Mechanical Inspection (504) 658-7100 

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Safety and Permits

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