Flood of 2016 Resources
LSLBC has compiled resources that contractors and consumers may find useful during the recovery period. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please fill out the “Contact Us” form below.
Flood of 2016 FAQs
Questions that contractors and consumers may have.
Water extraction, carpet removal, damaged drywall removal do NOT require a license from LSLBC.
Mold remediation and rebuilding a structure DO require licensure with this agency.
Please view our brochure for more information.
Click on this link and choose “Search by Type of Contractor”.
Then choose “Mold Remediation”
All applications for Mold Remediation, Commercial, Home Improvement and Residential are available at www.lslbc.louisiana.gov/contractors/forms/
Click HERE to find information about reciprocity.
We are not aware of any current legal requirement for a mold certificate or inspection or clearance for homes that have been flooded. However, you may want to talk to your insurance agent or mortgage lender or realtor to determine what evidence might be acceptable in case another entity (such as a prospective buyer – should you ever sell your home) should ask.
Yes, as long as the labor and materials do not exceed $75,000.
- Construction & Reconstruction waste materials related to August 2016 floods
- Tips on using a contractor to rebuild your home
- “Hire a Licensed Contractor” brochure
- Office of the Governor resources for flood victims
- How to obtain your license tutorial
- LSLBC Brochure
- LDH–Disaster Case Management Program
- Homeowner Exemption Letter
- Contractor Search
The following resources provide a wealth of information on storm cleanup and mold issues:
- Louisiana Department of Health, Environmental Health page on Mold concerns
- U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Publication: “A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home”