LRS 40:1379.1.G allows the Sheriff to issue concealed handgun permits to citizens who live and/or work in Jefferson Parish. This permit is only valid within Jefferson Parish and does not permit the carrying of a concealed weapon outside of the parish. The permit is valid for 1 year and must be renewed annually.
All applicants must meet certain minimum requirements in order to be considered eligible for a Jefferson Parish Concealed Handgun Permit. View the following link to review these requirements.
Once issued a Jefferson Parish Concealed Handgun Permit, each permittee has certain duties that he or she must abide by. In addition, state laws prohibit the carrying of a concealed weapon in certain locations. Please view the following links for further details: