This objective is best achieved through the city's policies, procedures, codes, programs and activities of the following divisions: Code Enforcement, Community Development, Inspections, and Planning & Zoning. The Planning and Urban Development Department provides a full-range of planning, support services, community revitalization, code and zoning enforcement. P.U.D. provides services to the general public, Mayor, City Council, and other departments, boards and commissions of the City.
Building Codes: All construction projects must comply with the following codes;2009 International Building Code, 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Mechanical Code, 2008 National Electrical Code, 2000 Louisiana Plumbing Code, and all local ordinances and regulations.