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*If your property is zoned Historic you will need to get approval from the Historic Commission before applying for a building permit.  To confirm the zoning of your property please call (985) 892-0711, option 4.

Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) Forms

COA for Fences/Signs/Paint

COA for Structures

Appeals Process

Historic Meetings

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level Street.

All historic applications are due 10 days prior to the meeting date. 

Important Information

You need a COA to make any changes to your property including but not limited to new construction, remodels, additions, and fences. 

Members of the Historic Commission 

Otto Dinkelacker, Chairman

Andre Monnot, Vice Chairman

Ron Blitch

Alissa Whitney

Paul Vogt

Building in the Historic District

If you would like to build in area zoned historic or historic/residential, you must first apply for a certificate of appropriateness. 

You are welcome to request a place on the agenda for discussion if you have questions.

Steps to Appear before the Historic Commission:


1. Fill out the Approval Application 

2. Visit the Office to be added to the Historic Meeting Agenda.  The deadline to be added to the agenda is 10 days before the meeting.  See the meeting schedule here.

3. Attend the Historic Commission meeting.

Photo Gallery

Historic District Homes

Residential/Commercial Overlay (examples) & Approved Signs

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