Construction Zone Permit

A permit is required to establish a construction zone in the City of New Orleans. Depending on the details of your work, you may need other permits to comply with the building, electrical, and mechanical codes of the City.


  • $40 application fee 
  • $90 inspection fee 
  • Plus applicable Fee Schedule

Required Documents

  • Complete and submit a Construction Zone Permit Form at the Department of Safety & Permits, 1340 Poydras St, Suite 800, New Orleans, LA 70112, or online here.
  • Plot Plan Including: Adjacent Streets, Right-of-way width of all adjacent streets, Roadway width, direction of traffic, traffic control devices, any other construction in area 
Service provided by

Traffic Division

(504) 658-8040 Email
1300 Perdido Street 6W03 New Orleans, LA 70112

The Traffic Division manages the City's traffic engineering functions by maintaining and replacing pavement markings, and maintaining, replacing, installing and repairing street signs (name and directional) and traffic signals. This division is responsible for issuing street closure permits and other related permits.

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