US Army Corps of Engineers
New Orleans District

Electronic Permit Application Procedures For Proposed Work Outside Of The Coastal Zone of Louisiana

The New Orleans District, Regulatory Program, is now accepting electronic Department of the Army (DA) permit applications for work proposed outside the designated “Coastal Zone of Louisiana”*. The e-mail address for electronic submittal is:

Electronic submission for work outside the “Coastal Zone of Louisiana” is offered as a convenience to our customers, it is not mandatory. You may still submit DA permit requests through normal mail channels at the address shown in the letterhead.

Oversized attachments may be uploaded for retrieval by our office at “Safe Access File Exchange”. Please use the electronic submittal address above as the recipient e-mail. Include the Applicant Name and Parish where the project is located in the description. Here is the link to the file exchange:


1. Subject Line: “OCZ, the Parish where the project is proposed and Applicant”.
2. Attach your completed Engineering Form 4345 (DA permit application), or appropriate pre-construction notification package (PCN), and drawings.
3. Additional information pertinent to the project may also be attached at this time.
4. If you are using the “Safe Access File Exchange”, please note that in your e-mail.

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