City of Leesville

If you in a flood zone and you had substantial damage to your home due to Hurricane Laura STOP and read this:

Save Money, Time by Contacting Local Officials Before Rebuilding Home

Move your Hurricane Laura recovery forward by making sure you have the right information before you repair and rebuild your storm-damaged home.

Contact your community’s floodplain, building and permitting departments to determine if you need a local permit to begin repairs and if you need to start the local inspection process to determine if your home or business is substantially damaged. Rebuilding the right way now could save you money and time later.

For the latest information on Hurricane Laura, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4559 or follow the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6.

Contact Local Officials About Permitting Before You Start Work

It’s important to talk to your local officials to ensure the time and money you invest in repairing and rebuilding meets all local codes and ordinances.

Permits may be required for work on parts of your home like the roof, walls, siding, foundation, plumbing and the heating and air conditioning system.

If you live in a high-risk flood zone, you also need a permit for floodplain development from your local officials.

City of Leesville

Grant Bush, Leesville Planning Department (337) 404-4078

William McShane, Leesville Building Inspector (337) 208-0195

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