Louisiana

(225) 765-2301
Requirements for Playground Contractors : 

  1. License for projects $50,000.00 or more. 
  2. There is a sixty (60) day waiting period for out-of-state contractors from the date an application is received in this office before a license can be issued.
  3. Obtain a Certificate of Good Standing (Corp.) or Existence (LLC) to do business in Louisiana before the contractor’s license can be issued. Contact: Secretary of State, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9125, Phone (225) 925-4704.
  4. A basic written examination is given. 
  5. TAXES AND FEES:
    • The State of Louisiana imposes sales and use, individual income, withholding, corporate income, corporate franchise, gasoline, and special fuels taxes. For information contact: Collector of Revenue, P.O. Box 201, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821, Phone (225) 925-7356.
    • Unemployment Compensation Contact: Louisiana Department of Employment Security, P.O. Box 94094, Capital Station, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9094, Phone (225) 342-3111.
    • License fees are $100 for the first specialty, $95 for each additional specialty.
All cities and most towns in Louisiana require all construction to be registered and a permit issued for same; such offices are generally located in the Municipal Building. Municipal Building Codes, Occupational & Sales Tax vary for each municipality and should be checked locally.