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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

How to Apply for a Permit with the VCC

  1. LOCATE the property on the Vieux Carré Ratings map to determine the architectural and historical significance rating.
  2. REVIEW the VCC Guidelines for work to the exterior of a property located in the Vieux Carré.
  3. APPLY online using the One Stop AppFor more information on the documents necessary for review, please refer to Submission Requirements. *AS OF SEPTEMBER 2014, THE VCC STAFF WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT EMAILED, FAXED, OR HAND DELIVERED APPLICATIONS. PLEASE SUBMIT ONLINE USING THE ONE STOP APP.
  4. Obtain all other required PERMITS.

The VCC staff will notify you when the permit is available to be collected. 

To avoid unnecessary expenses the VCC highly recommends not purchasing building materials, millwork, lighting, security cameras, signage, etc. until the applicant is phycically in possession of a signed VCC permit. VCC permits are not valid until physically picked up and signed for in the VCC office.

For more information, please refer to the Application Review Process and to search all permits issued by the City of New Orleans, please visit the One Stop page.

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Last updated: 9/30/2015 10:28:42 AM

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