Planning and Development
Department of Planning & Development:
Director:  Louisette L. Scott, AICP, CFM

Mission Statement:

The Department of Planning and Development has a long term commitment to economic vitality, environmental integrity, and development design quality that will allow Mandeville to grow in a manner consistent with the goals of the community as identified under our Comprehensive Land Use Plan.We provide guidance for quality growth and development through a concentrated effort of planning, land use controls, historic preservation, permitting and enforcement in order to maintain a community of lasting value to improve the quality of life. We are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards, and with enduring respect for our customers and the public trust.

Zoning Regulations:

Comprehensive Land Use Regulations Ordinance (CLURO)
Zoning Map -
Click here for interactive GIS map

Planning & Zoning Applications:

Permits are required to ensure all construction is completed correctly and complies with the current edition of the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code. Permits are required regardless of whether a contractor or homeowner does the work.

All building permits issued on or after February 1, 2018 will be inspected to the 2014 National Electric Code and the 2015 I Codes per the Louisiana State Uniform Code Council (LSUCCC).  Please click here to see the listed code sections that have most frequently needed clarification.  This is not an all inclusive list of changes.  In addition, it is the responsibility of the Contractor/Subcontractor to ensure his/her work complies with the most current code requirements.

If you are unsure whether a permit is required, or need further information, please give us a call at 985-624-3103.

Landscape Regulations and Permit Applications:
Tree Removal Permit Application
Underbrushing Permit Application

Tree and Shrub Planting List
Landscape Regulations

Signage Regulations and Permit Applications:
Sign Worksheets
Sign Permit Application
Sign Regulations

Floodplain Management Information (click here):
Click here to access Flood Elevation Maps.
Click here to view a Mandeville Flood Zone Map.

Where can I find my new flood zone?

The city has a link on its website to the Louisiana Mapping Project (
where the maps may be searched by address.

Code Enforcement:

Click here to report a Code Enforcement issue




Need help understanding requirements of the sign ordinance?
Sign Ordinance Power Point Presentation



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