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The Board of Adjustments hears request for waivers to the zoning ordinance of the City of Central as it applies to building restrictions and setbacks.  The Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00 pm at Central School Board Office, 11576 Sullivan Road, Central, LA  70818.  

The deadline for applications is 24 days prior to the meeting.  The application fee is $45.  Completed applications can be emailed to the following address:

The Construction Board of Appeals will consider building code variances only for those projects that have been reviewed and disapproved by the Building Official or Floodplain Administrator.  The application may be made when the enforcement thereof would do manifest injustice and would be contrary to the spirit and purpose of this and other technical codes adopted by the City.

Please print and fill out the document below and return it to the Municipal Services Office with the $45 application fee and any other necessary documents.  The Board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Municipal Service Center, 6703 Sullivan Road, Central, LA  70739.  The Owner, Architect/Engineer or Contractor must attend the meeting to present their case.



The City of Central's Development Review Committee (DRC) provides expert review to support and complement the development review process.  The DRC meets with applicants in order to fully understand the scope and intent of the proposed development and to have all questions and concerns addressed. 

Rezoning Ordinance

Effective October 1, 2007, all rezoning requests in Central must be accompanied by a small site plan which must include such items as location and dimensions of all buildings and parking, as well as any proposed signs, green space and drainage facilities.  For further assistance or inquiry, call Planning at 225.262.5000 or email  

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