SEC. 5-001.00 State Uniform Construction Code
The State of Louisiana enacted Act 12 of the 2005 1st Extraordinary Session of the
Louisiana Legislature requiring mandatory statewide enactment of the State Uniform
Act 12 was enacted post Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and contained emergency wind and flood provisions within the parishes of Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Terrebonne, and Vermillion
SEC. 5-001.01 The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish
The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish, reenacted as Appendix D of the St.
Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances per Ord. C.S. No. 06-1250, is referenced and
incorporated herein as though copied in extenso.
SEC. 5-001.02 Effect of Enactment
Enactment of Appendix D, The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish, provides the following:
A. Compliance with State law;
B. A comprehensive document to serve as a handbook for the Department of Permits and Regulatory;
C. Expands inspections throughout the entire unincorporated area of St. Tammany Parish;
D. More stringent building standards for flood and wind resistance;
E. Meets demands of insurance companies and lenders;
F. Allows for adoption of new codes approximately every three years.
(Ord. No. 06-1250, adopted 02/02/2006)
SEC- 5-002.00 - 5-050.99 Reserved