If the structure is within 5 miles of the city limits of Shreveport, there are four steps for permits:
1. Contact the Caddo Parish Health Department at (318) 676-5265 concerning your septic system, if applicable. The department is located at 1035 Creswell Avenue.
2. Contact the MPC at (318) 673-6480 concerning a Zoning Certificate for the property. The department is located on the 4th floor of Government Plaza.
3. Bring all papers received from these offices to the Parish Permit office for an address permit. The department is located on the 8th floor of Government Plaza (318) 226-6949.
4. Bring all of the above paperwork to the City Permit office on the 1st floor of Government Plaza (318) 673-6100.
If you are not on a septic system - you may omit the 1st step.
If you are outside that 5-mile buffer - you may omit the second step.