Lance Brock, Zoning Official

Phone: 225-450-1002

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


Interpretation Form

Onsite Commercial Sign Standards

Commercial Building Checklist

Telecommunication Tower Standards

Requirements for Commercial Permits

Zoning Commission Meeting Dates & Deadlines

2024 Zoning Commission Meeting Dates

Current Zoning Map:

Current Zoning Map

Board of Adjustments Meeting Dates & Deadlines

2024 Board of Adjustments Meeting Dates & Deadline

Board of Adjustments Application and Fee Schedule



In the accordion below you can find Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustments Meeting, Agendas, and Packets.