The City Of Gretna Department of Regulatory Inspections is responsible for the enforcement of building codes, abatement of abandoned houses, high grass, trash, junk accumulation, abandoned cars on private property, and general private property maintenance problems.
The Department of Regulatory Inspections issues building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits, as well as temporary sign, and garage sale permits. The Department also conducts all building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspections to insure compliance with current building code requirements.
How Do You Hire a Reputable Contractor?
The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors provides excellent information for consumers about what to look forwhen hiring a contractor. Their website, www.lslbc.louisiana.gov
,includes a checklist of things to do to help ensure a successful project and also discusses scams to avoid. The site also provides a search feature to verify a contractor's current licensed status.
How Can I Reduce My Flood Risk?
Flood Information Library
Like much of south Louisiana, Gretna is subject to flooding. The Department enforcesthe city'sfloodplain management regulations to reduce losses to flood events and is committed to helping property owners mitigate their risk. Flood mitigationpamplets and guides are available inthe Department's Flood Information Library. Maps of flood zones are available for viewing in the departmentor online at the links at the bottom of this page.
Sign up to receive alert notifications, such as dangerous weather, flooding, evacuation notices, etc. Messages can be sent by email, text messages, or voice recordings. Go to jpalert.org
to sign up today!
Help protect your property and your neighborhood from flooding by following these simple steps
to keep your storm drain clear of debris.