Permit Office Hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - please contact (504) 733-0087 ext.#2 or permits@ejld.com

CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

An East Jefferson Levee District construction permit application is required when any proposed activity involving changes in the subsurface within 1500 feet of the centerline of the Mississippi River Levee or within 300 feet of the Lake Pontchartrain Levee, the East Return Levee/Floodwall (17th Street Canal), and the West Return Levee/Floodwall.  Permit requirements are listed on the application link.

To print out a construction permit application, please click on the link below and submit it to the agencies requested in the application. If you have any questions regarding your application, please call (504) 733-0087 x2.

2017 Construction Permit Application

 

SPECIAL PERMIT

A special event permit application is for any planned activity or event that will take place on any portion of the levee, the levee right-of-way, the shoreline, the batture or any activities or events within 300’ of the levee that involve access to any part of the levee right-of-way. 

To print out a special event permit application, please follow the link below and submit all necessary information to the East Jefferson Levee District, 203 Plauche Court, Harahan, Louisiana. If you have any questions regarding your application, please call (504) 733-0087 x2.

2017 Special Event Permit Application

OPERATING PERMIT

An Operating Permit is required when any proposed activity will:
- Take place on, over, or adjacent to any portion of the levee right-of-way.
- Take place on, under, or over the batture or shoreline between the levee and the water.

To print out an operating permit application, please follow the link below and submit all necessary information to the East Jefferson Levee District, 203 Plauche Court, Harahan, Louisiana. If you have any questions regarding your application, please call (504) 733-0087 x2.

2017 Operating Permit Application