Plan Submittal and Permits

General Permits
A General Permit from the fire department is required in the City of Lafayette for various activities including use of large tents, canopies, underground or above-ground storage tanks, pyrotechnics, professional fireworks displays, and open burning.

City of Lafayette Building Permit Fee
The Building Permit Fees schedule is maintaned by the building department.

Fire Protection Permits
Large projects must submit plans to the fire department for approval, A Fire Protection Permit Application is required for:
  • new construction,
  • tenant finish,
  • sprinkler/fire suppression systems,
  • fire alarm system
  • hoods
Guidelines are described in the