Residential Building Permit

The West Baton Rouge Parish Permit Office conducts inspections throughout the entire Parish, Rosedale and Grosse Tete. WBR does not issue Residential Building Permits for The Town of Brusly, The Town of Addis, The City of Port Allen or Village of Rosedale. We do over see Contractor Registration for the above municipalities and all contractors must register or renew with our office before applying for a permit. Click the link to verify your jurisdiction, West Baton Rouge Assessor's Map. 

Please contact the municipality below if your property is in the limits of: 

The West Baton Rouge Permit Office requires all State Licensed Contractors, building and sub-contractors, to be registered before applying for a permit.

To verify your registration or renewal, please contact email

All residents wanting to self-contract their own home or accessory building must complete a West Baton Rouge Self-Contracting Affidavit with a commissioned notary.

West Baton Rouge Self-Contracting Affidavit

The below PDF Packet is for New Construction, renovations, additions, or accessory structures (shop). If you have questions please contact us via email or phone.

West Baton Rouge Single Family Residential Building Permit Packet