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Welcome to the business-friendly city! We treasure our longtime businesses and embrace new ones. Denham Springs is aggressive in securing financial incentives, seeking grants, buying bonds, improving infrastructure and facilities. We engage all available resources to benefit your business. Denham Springs is “Open for Business” and we will work hard for yours.

To facilitate housing your business, industrial development or relocation, Denham Springs has a number of available locations. These areas have railroad access, highway and Interstate availability. In conjunction with the Livingston Economic Development Council and the Louisiana Economic Development agency, the City will work with your company to select a perfect location and available incentives.

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, 133 Hummell Street, is here to assist you promote and integrate your business into the community.

City property taxes are paid annually to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff disburses a monthly check to the City. To search the Property Tax database, click here. For Assessor, click here.

We want to provide you with information you will need to operate a business in Denham Springs. Below, we have included contacts, links and necessary forms. For additional business assistance, contact the Business License Department at 225-667-8310.

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Inside the Denham Springs City Limits Contact:
1) Denham Springs Business License Dept. for permits and Occupational License within the City Limits - 225-667-8310
2) Planning & Development Department for building inspection and permits - 225-667-8326 (Home Business N/A)
3) Livingston Parish School Board for Sales Tax - 225-686-3043 or
4) Fire Dept Headquarters - 225-667-8345

If you are constructing a new building, please contact the Planning & Development Dept. for building requirements, zoning restrictions and permits.

Outside of the Denham Springs City Limits Contact the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office - 225-686-2241 or

State Requirements and Information Contact
1) Secretary of State - 225-925-4704, 225-922-1000 or for business name availability.
2) Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control - 225-925-4041 or for alcohol sales and servers
3) Louisiana State Sales Tax I.D. 225-219-7318 or

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Additional Business Info and Forms:
::>>:: City Code of Ordinances
::>>:: City Zoning Map
::>>:: Alcohol Seller and Server Info ::print form::
::>>:: Alcohol License Application ::print form::
::>>:: Amusement Machines License ::print form::
::>>:: Chain Store Application ::print form::
::>>:: Itinerant Vendor Application ::print form::
::>>:: Occupational License Application ::print form::
::>>:: Occupational License Renewal Application ::print form::

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