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Welcome to Washington Parish and all that it has to offer. We have designed this website for You in hopes that all the information necessary to live, work and play in Washington Parish is here. Our mission is to serve You the Public.

If there is anything that we have missed or of concern to you, please check our link "How Can We Assist You?". You have my personal pledge that if you have an issue that needs addressing and you can not find it here, we will make sure that it gets to the proper
department to be expedited.  

Richard "Ned" Thomas, Jr.

Parish President 


   


  



Recent News..........


 
 

Mr. Karl Bickham Jr., was sworn in as Enforcement Officer by Attorney Wayne Kuhn at the September 8th Parish Council Meeting.  In the past few years Washington Parish Government has passed a number of ordinances that have been designed to protect the interest of the public and to improve the quality of life of our citizens.  We will now have in place Karl Bickham, Jr., Enforcement Officer; enforcing these ordinances. He has been traveling the roads of Washington Parish and visiting the sites where construction and other commercial activities are going on that would affect our roads, ditches and issues that may affect the quality of life in the parish.  His job entails checking permits making sure they are in order and the work that is going on in our Parish is following the ordinances in place.  Mr. Bickham has the power to enforce our ordinances and will be issuing tickets as necessary when ordinances or permits are in violation.  (Pictured is Attorney Wayne Kuhn swearing in Karl Bickham, Jr., as Washington Parish Enforcement Officer)

 
 
 
 
Parish President Thomas speaking at Zachary Taylor Parkway meeting !!!  Great attendance!!!! We had around 60 to visit our great parish ... They all had nothing but good things to say about Bogue Chitto State Park and the great barbecue for lunch.  Thanks Park Manager Kyle Bernis and your staff for the help and to Mike Miller and Mike's Restaurant staff we appreciate y'all so much... 
 
 

   


 National Weather Service Radar

Click on the above to view the current radar

       

 Just in time for the first day of autumn, a cold front will move through the region today. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected just ahead of the cold front, but any rainfall is expected to be mostly light and brief. The cooler air will be lagging well behind the cold front, so the high temperatures will once again reach the upper 80s to near 90. However, the humidity levels will slowly lower.

                                 WASHINGTON PARISH COUNCIL

   

 

 

Please visit the Council home page for information regarding meetings and agendas. To contact us directly, please visit our individual webpages for our contact information or call our Clerk of Council Sherry Lyons at:

(985) 839-0105 Office

(985) 839-0104 Fax

Council Meetings

Council Meetings generally occur at 6:00 PM on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

2014 Council Calendar 

 


 


Permits  

 

We're Growing!

Washington Parish has been increasing its Building Permits for new construction over the last few years and opportunity for growth is throughout the Parish.

Please visit our Licensing and Permits page to get all the necessary information for your next project.
Click here for the Comprehensive Development Plan for further information. 

 

 

Public Notices 

 Washington Parish Government Administrative Offices at 909 Pearl Street in Franklinton

are open

Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

When calling Washington Parish Government (985) 839-7825 please follow the prompts on our automated phone system to get to the proper department. For Washington Parish Council please call (985)839-0105.

 

 

 Finance


2014 WASHINGTON PARISH BUDGET

(To make it easier to download the file we have divided it into three parts)

2014 Budget Letter and Summary

2014 Budget General Fund

2014 Budget Other Funds

 

2012 WASHINGTON PARISH AMENDED BUDGET

(adopted 11/26/2012)

Please visit Administrative and Financial Pages for the Fiscal Year Ending 2012 Audit for Washington Parish Government and the Choctaw Road Landfill 

 


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