Building Departments in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

There are 2 Building Departments in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, serving a population of 128,850 people in an area of 792 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 64,425 people, and 1 Building Department per 395 square miles.

In Louisiana, Tangipahoa Parish is ranked 21st of 64 parishes in Building Departments per capita, and 14th of 64 parishes in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Tangipahoa Parish Building Departments

Find Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Hammond Building Department 106 North Cherry Street Hammond, LA

Hammond Planning Department 219 East Robert Street Hammond, LA

About the Tangipahoa Parish Building Department

Building Departments in Tangipahoa Parish, LA are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Tangipahoa Parish DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Tangipahoa Parish building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Tangipahoa Parish, LA zoning laws and requirements

Tangipahoa Parish Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Tangipahoa Parish Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Tangipahoa Parish Residential Housing Units
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
Total Housing Units53,7092,031,064
Occupied Housing Units47,598 (88.6%)1,737,645 (85.6%)
Tangipahoa Parish Occupied Residential Buildings
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
Single-Family Detached Homes30,788 (64.7%)1,167,032 (67.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes587 (1.2%)47,144 (2.7%)
2 Apartments2,903 (6.1%)67,539 (3.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,958 (4.1%)69,208 (4.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments874 (1.8%)52,486 (3.0%)
10 or More Apartments635 (1.3%)116,601 (6.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing9,853 (20.7%)217,635 (12.5%)
Tangipahoa Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
2014 or Later858 (1.8%)18,207 (1.0%)
2010 to 20133,124 (6.6%)64,378 (3.7%)
2000 to 200911,602 (24.4%)272,976 (15.7%)
1980 to 199917,243 (36.2%)486,778 (28.0%)
1960 to 197910,005 (21.0%)546,434 (31.4%)
1940 to 19593,219 (6.8%)239,004 (13.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,547 (3.3%)109,868 (6.3%)
Tangipahoa Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
1 Room369 (0.8%)20,245 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,469 (7.3%)148,454 (8.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms20,194 (42.4%)706,117 (40.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms15,968 (33.5%)578,011 (33.3%)
8 or More Rooms7,598 (16.0%)284,818 (16.4%)
Tangipahoa Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
No Bedroom397 (0.8%)21,995 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom2,997 (6.3%)139,931 (8.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms35,838 (75.3%)1,263,152 (72.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms8,366 (17.6%)312,567 (18.0%)
Tangipahoa Parish Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana
With Complete Plumbing Facilities47,200 (99.2%)1,730,387 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities47,092 (98.9%)1,725,960 (99.3%)