Permits & Licensing

Applications and Forms - Applications and forms for commercial and residential building permits, sewer permits, water permits, right-of-way permits, sign permits, electric permits, and other related permits.

Building Permits - List of requirements for residential and commercial projects in the City of Lafayette. 

Online Services - The city of Lafayette offers online services for permitting and inspections.

Construction Guidelines and Standards - Standards and Guidelines for construction practices in the City of Lafayette.

Electrical Licenses - Review electrical license requirements and apply for or renew your electrical license.

GIS & Zoning Maps - Check whether you are in city limits (we only issue permits for properties in city limits with few exceptions), what your zoning is and property owner information. 

License, Bonding & Insurance Information - Lists requirements for licensing, bonding and insurance by contractor/project type.

Permit Fees - List of fees for permits in the City of Lafayette.

Permit Report - Monthly - Report of permits issued by month.

Permit Report - Weekly - Report of permits issued by week.

Policy and Guidance - Department policies and requirements for construction work in the City of Lafayette. This includes permitting and zoning.

Regulations and Codes - List of applicable codes and regulations.

Search Permit Records Online - Use our citizen self-service website to search permit records online.