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Danika Gorrondona,
Building Official

Physical Address 
Gretna City Hall (more)
740 2nd St
Gretna, LA 70053
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Mailing Address 
PO Box 404
Gretna, LA 70054

  • Phone: 
    (504) 363-1563
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  • Department Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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    Building & Regulatory Inspections

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    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. If you need to report a concern, please submit a report here.
    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.
    NEW: Apply for permits online at

    How Do You Hire a Reputable Contractor?
    The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors provides excellent information for consumers about what to look for when hiring a contractor. Their website,,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 enforces the city's floodplain management regulations to reduce losses to flood events and is committed to helping property owners mitigate their risk.
    Flood mitigation pamplets and guides are available in the Department's Flood Information Library. Maps of flood zones are available for viewing in the department or online at the links at the bottom of this page.

    Flood Information Library
    Progressive Jefferson - Flood Issue
    Download this important issue of The Progressive Jefferson, containing essential information for homeowners and businesses on reducing their flood risk and understanding flood hazards. The guide also provides important phone numbers where additional information can be obtained.

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    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 to sign up today!
    Brooms To Basins Logo
    Help protect your property and your neighborhood from flooding by following these simple steps to keep your storm drain clear of debris.