WBENC-Certified Woman-Owned Business

About Webre Consulting

Webre Consulting, LLC is a community and government relations advocacy firm headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana specializing in construction and business permitting and represents and advises clients in zoning matters, land use and transportation planning, historic district compliance, tax credits, neighborhood engagement, and more. Webre Consulting is State & Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SLDBE) certified by the City of New Orleans and a WBENC-certified woman-owned business.

Since 2003, founder Nicole Webre has created legislation and lead projects for redevelopment and new development in cultural commerce. From hospitality, residential, to educational uses, Webre Consulting moves through the complicated government and community approval processes required to open and sustain successful ventures.

Along with Webre’s deep expertise in regulatory requirements, government processes, and neighborhood relations, the firm attributes its success to the strong partnerships it has developed with planning, building & safety departments, local law enforcement, and local and state government leaders.


Set-up for a neighborhood participation meeting. These community meetings are required for zoning changes, and Webre Consulting will organize and host them for you.
To help clients navigate local and state government agencies in order to maximize growth and achieve their organization’s goals.


Webre Consulting, LLC advises clients on the following:



  • Local & state regulatory compliance
  • Occupational/business license
  • Certificate of occupancy, demolition, and building permits
  • Plan approvals – Safety & Permits, Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC), Vieux Carre Commission (VCC), and Architectural Review Committee (ARC)
  • Alcoholic Beverage Outlet (ABO) City and Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) liquor licenses
  • Life Safety Code compliance, State Fire Marshal (SFM), and Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH)
  • Sign permits
  • Sidewalk cafe
  • Temporary & special event permitting




  • Communication with City Councilmembers
  • Neighborhood and civic association engagement
  • Lobbying/issue advocacy
  • Representation at hearings and before public entities: public boards and commissions and city or parish council meetings
  • Presentations for zoning requests, historic district appeals, and consideration in public bid processes


  • Responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) drafting and representation
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation requirements