Application for Modification

Sec. 130-2042. - Boat houses and boat slips.

The following regulations shall apply to accessory boat houses and boat slips in residential districts:

(1) A boat house may not be used as a dwelling, guest house, or servants' quarters unless specifically permitted by other sections of this chapter.
(2) The height of a boat house shall not exceed 20 feet as measured from the required lot elevation.
(3) No boat house shall exceed 1,600 square feet, except that any boat house constructed on a state-designated scenic river shall not exceed a size of 800 square feet.
(4) Boat houses and boat slips, together with other accessory buildings, may occupy no more than 50 percent of the required rear yard.
(5) Bulkheads, pilings, breakwaters and other similar structures shall not be located beyond the established shoreline and shall conform to all standards established by applicable regulatory agencies.
(6) Piers, docks, and other similar structures shall be located by and shall conform to all standards established by applicable regulatory agencies.
(7) Prior to issuance of any building permit under this section, all applicants shall file a copy of all permits required by the state and the federal government for development of properties affecting natural and scenic rivers.


Also, the Parish has advised that:
All residents now have to have St Tammany Permits for all above ground structures with more than 100 sq.ft. floor area. This includes Boathouses, Gazebo’s, Outdoor Kitchens Closed Patios, Lean -To’s, etc.
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The HOA Covenants require that the resident/lot owner must get LRHOA Approval prior to starting construction.
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