Forms & Applications

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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.

Pay online

Please complete all applications prior to submitting application.  All paperwork should be uploaded when applying online.

Pay online

Please complete all applications prior to submitting application.  All paperwork should be uploaded when applying online.

contractor’s portal

Contractors can track the progress of a permit here.  NOTE: the contractor must have a Contractor’s ID in order to make updates to a permit.  Please call the Tax and Permit Department to obtain a Contractor’s ID.

building permit information

New Construction, Additions, Renovations

Building Permit Applications

What do I need to complete my permit?

Building Permit Application

Mobile Home/Modular Home Application

Site Plan Example

commercial building permit additional information

Commercial Building Permit Guidelines and Ordinances

Erosion and Sediment Application

Landscaping Application

Self Contracting Affidavit - Notary Required

Tree Removal Application

State Fire Marshal Forms (Phone: 800-256-5452)

residential building permit additional information

Residential Building Permit Guidelines

Self Contracting Affidavit - Notary Required

mobile home/modular home permit additional information

Mobile Home/Modular Home Guidelines

Electrical Inspection - Completed by Licensed Electrician

Family Permission Affidavit - Notary Required

Mobile Home/Modular Home Restrictions - Corridor #1 Map

Mobile Home/Modular Home Restrictions - Address List

  • Mobile Home – no more than 15 years old
  • Mobile Home – 14 ft x 65 ft or larger
  • Modular Home – 700 sq ft or larger

moving structure application and information

Moving Home / Large Structure Permit Application

Family Permission Affidavit - Notary Required

Requirements listed below:

  • Building Permit and Moving Permit Required
  • Moving company is required to provide a certificate of liability
  • Moving company is required to provide a state contractor’s license
    and/or DOTD yearly moving permit

demolition permit application and information

Demolition Permit Application

Contract for Contractors - Company Hired by Homeower

Contract for Homeowners - Owners Completing Demo

Asbestos Removal Guidelines

Family Permission for Demolition Affidavit - Notary Required

Occupational license Applications

Applications Required to Open New Businesses – Updated Feb. 2022

occupational licenses

Occupational License Application

Grease Trap Application

Sign Permit Application

Alcohol & Liquor License Notice of Intent Forms

Occupational License Packet (Door-to-Door Vendors)

Occupational License (Itinerant Vendors)

Occupational License Packet (Food Truck)

(not accepting applications at this time)

Billboard License Application

Electrical Inspection - Completed by Licensed Electrician

Annual Renewal Forms for Licenses & Taxes

Annual Chain Store Tax Report

Plumber's License

Bar Card (Every Two Years)

Alcohol License Renewal Information

Occupational License Renewal

Health Department and Sales Tax Documentation

Sales Tax Application (337-898-5732 or 337-898-5733)

City Fire Chief Inspection (337-898-4259)

Print and give to City of Abbeville Fire Chief

Additional Information

 

Additional permits and Inspections may be required

Special Events Application Packet

Cutting Pavement / Sidewalk Application

Culvert Permit Application

Electrical Permit Application

Water / Sewer Permit Application

2022 Electrical Inspection (Mobile Home, Occupational Lic, Fire Damage)

Checklists

Checklist for Occupational License and Building Permit

Google Maps

Instructions for Google Maps

To view each map individually, remove the check from the check box on the left side of the name of the map. For example, if you would like to see only the District A map, remove all checks from the remaining maps and only leave District A with a check. This will give you access to only the area considered District A.  Unicorporated Islands are areas that have not been incorporated into city.

Google Map of Historical, Cultural, Main Street, and Corridor #1

Google Map of Municipal Elected Districts

Restrictions within the city limits

Click here to view a list of streets located in a Flood Zone

Click here to view List of Restricted Addresses for Mobile Homes or Modular Homes

Click here to view a Map of Corridor #1 (pdf)

Click here to view a list of streets located in Historical, Cultural, and Main Street Districts

Explanation of Zoning

  • These are the only Commerical Zoning or Residential Zoning restrictions regulated in the City of Abbeville.
  • Property restrictions may apply if
    • stated in the subdivision guidelines (Clerk of Courts Office),
    • listed in the closing contract (at time of purchase),
    • and/or found in the documents below.

Government

Important information and departments within your city government.

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