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The Building Inspection Department of the City Of Eunice, La. provides minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, qualifications of contractors, and the location and maintenance for all buildings and structures within Eunice.
The Building Inspection Department conducts plan review sessions, issues and tracks permits, performs inspections, and issues certificates of occupancy for all building projects. The main function of the department is to review construction plans, issue permits and provide independent, third party inspections to ensure that contractors are following safe building practices.
The following is a list of permits currently being issued by the department: Building permits -for just about everything associated with any type of construction or remodeling activity other than painting and wall papering.

Plumbing permits -for any new plumbing or anytime existing fixtures are removed or replaced.
Mechanical permits -for any type of heating system, boiler or gas fireplace installation.
Electrical permits -for any type of alteration, addition or installation of any wiring or fixtures.
Demolition permits -for the removal of any structure .
Moving permits -for relocating any structure .

The building department is open from 8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday. We are located on the second floor of the Eunice City Hall.

If you wish to correspond with us, the mailing address is P.O. Drawer 1106 – Eunice, La. 70535
To speak with a staff member concerning any building related question, please call us at (337) 457-6522

Are Permits Required? IN MANY CASES, YES!

Whenever you are going to start a project, please contact the Building Inspection Department to verify if permits are required. This will not only help in your decision making process, but also may save time and money by avoiding potential non-compliance with various City Codes and Ordinances.

Fees for service activities generally relate to private development and building projects. Fees are typically charged for construction permits, zoning permits, construction inspections and code enforcement inspections. Click on our permit fees schedule for a listing of our fees.