Tax & Permitting Department
Hello and welcome to the City of Abbeville Tax and Permit Department. Below you will find the requirements for permitting in the City of Abbeville as well as various forms.
ACCOUNT NUMBERS ARE REQUIRED FOR PAYMENT. If you are not sure of your account number, please call 337.898.4213 or 337.898.4212 for assistance.
Read about Abbeville’s Due Process for Ordinance Violations
CITY OF ABBEVILLE’S TAX SALE PROPERTIES
We are attempting to locate the property owners of these City of Abbeville delinquent taxes, the certified tax sale notices have not been accepted at the last known mailing address per Vermilion Parish Tax Assessor’s records. If anyone knows these property owners, please have them contact the City of Abbeville’s Tax Department at 337-898-4212 or 337-898-4213.
WHEN DO I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?
A homeowner or business is required to apply for a building permit before construction begins on a home or business. This includes, but is not limited to, new construction, additions, renovations, moving a structure (mobile home, shed, etc.), installing a generator, and/or boring. Click here to see what information or documentation is needed to apply for a building permit.
Please complete all applications before submitting application. All paperwork should be uploaded when applying online.
WHEN DO I NEED AN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE?
Occupational licenses are required when opening a business within the Abbeville City limits. This includes but is not limited to, storefront business, online business, door-to-door sales, etc. Click Here to see what information and documentation is needed to apply for an occupational license.
Please complete all applications before submitting an application. All paperwork should be uploaded when applying online.
WHAT ADDITIONAL PERMITS COULD I NEED?
A golf cart permit is required to drive a golf cart within city limits. Here you can find the Golf Carts & Slow-Moving Vehicles Permit Application.
To host a special event on city of Abbeville property, a Special Events Permit is required. Click here to print a copy of the Special Events Permit Application.