Building Departments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

There are 2 Building Departments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, serving a population of 113,067 people in an area of 1,232 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 56,533 people, and 1 Building Department per 615 square miles.

In Louisiana, Terrebonne Parish is ranked 17th of 64 parishes in Building Departments per capita, and 19th of 64 parishes in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Terrebonne Parish Building Departments

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


Houma Planning Department 8026 Main St Houma, LA

Terrebonne Zoning 8026 West Main Street Houma, LA

About the Terrebonne Parish Building Department

Building Departments in Terrebonne 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 Terrebonne 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:
  • Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Terrebonne Parish building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Terrebonne Parish, LA zoning laws and requirements

Terrebonne Parish Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Terrebonne 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.

Terrebonne Parish Residential Housing Units
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
Total Housing Units45,0082,031,064
Occupied Housing Units40,177 (89.3%)1,737,645 (85.6%)
Terrebonne Parish Occupied Residential Buildings
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
Single-Family Detached Homes27,656 (68.8%)1,167,032 (67.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes574 (1.4%)47,144 (2.7%)
2 Apartments1,061 (2.6%)67,539 (3.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,122 (2.8%)69,208 (4.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments876 (2.2%)52,486 (3.0%)
10 or More Apartments2,413 (6.0%)116,601 (6.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing6,475 (16.1%)217,635 (12.5%)
Terrebonne Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
2014 or Later278 (0.7%)18,207 (1.0%)
2010 to 20131,507 (3.8%)64,378 (3.7%)
2000 to 20097,317 (18.2%)272,976 (15.7%)
1980 to 199911,060 (27.5%)486,778 (28.0%)
1960 to 197912,732 (31.7%)546,434 (31.4%)
1940 to 19595,856 (14.6%)239,004 (13.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,427 (3.6%)109,868 (6.3%)
Terrebonne Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
1 Room435 (1.1%)20,245 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,115 (7.8%)148,454 (8.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms17,210 (42.8%)706,117 (40.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,936 (32.2%)578,011 (33.3%)
8 or More Rooms6,481 (16.1%)284,818 (16.4%)
Terrebonne Parish Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
No Bedroom461 (1.1%)21,995 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom2,701 (6.7%)139,931 (8.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms30,799 (76.7%)1,263,152 (72.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,216 (15.5%)312,567 (18.0%)
Terrebonne Parish Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Terrebonne ParishLouisiana
With Complete Plumbing Facilities40,018 (99.6%)1,730,387 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities39,994 (99.5%)1,725,960 (99.3%)