Lance Brock, Zoning Official
Department of Planning and Development

The Zoning Office is responsible for administering the Ascension Parish Development Code (2003) in order to guide development in the Parish as outlined in twelve principles adopted by the Council:

Principle 1:    Protect public safety and property.
Principle 2:    Manage growth.
Principle 3:    Preserve the rural character of the Parish.
Principle 4:    Encourage compact commercial centers.
Principle 5:    Keep the process simple and open
Principle 6:    Use flexible performance zones.
Principle 7:    Discourage development in the 100-year floodplain.
Principle 8:    Support development where future infrastructure is likely.
Principle 9:    Use floodplain overlay zones.
Principle 10:  Discourage strip commercial development along rural roads.
Principle 11:  Establish a truck route between industrial plants and Interstate 10.
Principle 12:  Create high quality business development zones.


Ascension Parish Zoning Applications and Related Information:

Zoning Use and Site Tables

Zoning Code

PUD/SPUD Regulations

TND Regulations

Zoning Applications


PUD/SPUD TND Checklist

Interpretation Form

Onsite Commercial Sign Standards

Commercial Building Checklist

Telecommunication Tower Standards

Requirements for Commercial Permits

Zoning Commission Agenda and Minutes

Planning & Zoning Meeting Schedule for 2015

Joint Planning and Zoning Commission Agendas and Packets

Joint Planning and Zoning Commission Minutes

Zoning Commission Agendas and Packets

Zoning Commission Minutes

Current Zoning Map:

Current Zoning Map

Board of Adjustments Agenda and Minutes

Board of Adjustments Agendas and Packets

Board of Adjustments Minutes

Board of Adjustments Application and Fee Schedule



Board of Adjustments 2015 Meeting Schedule

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