Planning and Zoning

Steps & Planning

Steps to obtaining a building, electrical or sewer permit

Apply for new address:

911 Center
4870 Main Highway, St. Martinville
Ms. Stacy Schexnayder
(337) 394-2800

Building Permits Department

(337) 394-9816

(New construction/repairs/electrical)
Permit Fee Schedule (PDF format)
Uniform Construction Code-Ordinance No.11-02-0940-OR (PDF format)

Please click here to view information about builder services and standards for Entergy.

Office of Public Health/Sewer Systems
303 Port Street, St. Martinville
(new/updated sewer systems)
(337) 394-6134

All Construction Inspections are conducted by BUILDING CODE INSPECTION SERVICES, LLC, a Third Party Provider contracted by St. Martin Parish Government

Steps to obtaining an occupational license

Apply at:

St. Martin Sheriff’s Office
400 St. Martin Street, St. Martinville
(337) 394-2532

Approved by:
St. Martin Parish Government
Planning & Zoning Coordinator

License issued by:
St. Martin Sheriff’s Office

Parish Zoning Ordinance

Click below to access the Zoning Ordinance for St. Martin Parish in its entirety. This document is available in PDF format.
Table of Contents
Article III-VII
Article VIII-IX
Article X-XVII

Parish Road/Land Use

Click here to access the Parish Road/Land Suitability Listing.

Zoning Districts

Agriculture Zoning Regulations


(Agricultural – Floodprone, Marginal Land)


(Agricultural – Field Crops, Range Land)

Commercial Zoning Regulations


(Light Commercial)


(General Commercial)


(General Business Disrict)

Woodlands Zoning Regulations


(Woodland/FloodPlain Restricted Conservation Area)


(Woodland/FloodPlain Recreational Residential Uses)


(Woodland/FloodPlain Commerical/Light Industrial Uses)

Residential Zoning Regulations


(Single-Family Residential)


(Single-Family Residential Restricted)


(Mixed Residential)


(Multifamily Residential)


(Mobile Home Park Residential)

Industrial Zoning Regulations


(Light Industrial)


(Industrial Enterprise Zone)


(Heavy Industrial Restricted)


(Hazardous Industrial)

Zoning District Regulations include setback lines and sign size limitations


Developing a Subdivision

Whenever any subdivision or a tract of land is proposed to be made, the subdivider or his agent must discuss the project with the parish coordinator prior to submitting preliminary plans.

Click here for Subdivision Regulations for St. Martin Parish.

Developing a Mobile Home Park

Click here for Subdivision Regulations regarding the development of a Mobile Home Park in St. Martin Parish.Requirements for a Road to be Accepted into Parish Road System

Click here for road standards and requirements to be accepted in the St. Martin Parish road system.

Restrictions Applicable to Opening/Purchasing a Bar/Night Club/Lounge

Click here for information and restrictions. This information is located in the St. Martin Parish Zoning Ordinance (12-18-95), Article V, Supplementary Regulations, area: (4) (a-b-c-d), pages 21-22.


Coordinator / Nuisance
Morgan T. Allemond
(337) 394-9816

Building Permits Agent
Jennie Duong
(337) 394-9816

Building Permits Agent

(337) 394-9816

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for subdivision plan review and approval, property standards violations, zoning, and the enforcement of the corresponding ordinance(s).