(985) 839-7825 Main Office                                                 



Emergency Alerts

This section is reserved for up-to-date notifications, in case of an emergency.

To be prepared visit our Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness webpage.


Click the link below for Hurricane Ida resources

Mosquito spray aerial map click here

Mosquito aerial spray.  Please click here for bee keepers press release 


Operation Blue Roof. Please click here for more information 

Washington Parish schedules mosquito aerial spray.  Click here for press release. 

9-13-2021 Burn Ban lifted. Click here to read press release 

9-3-21 Drive thru POD(Point of Distribution)  at Franklinton High School daily from 8a - 6p. Enter off Hwy 10 and follow directions (CLOSED)

9-3-21 Drive thru POD (Point of Distribution) at Northshore Charter School  open daily from 8a - 6p.  Enter at Airport Road and continue around Industrial Park for further directions (CLOSED)

9-2-21  Second Harvest Food Bank distribution starts at 100P on Friday, Sept 3, 2021 click here for locations COMPLETE

8-27-21    Parish President Thomas signs emergency declaration ahead of Tropical Storm Ida 

One shelter remains open At Bogalusa High School for anyone who needs to seek safe shelter (CLOSED)

  8-29-21   8-29-21 Parish Wide curfew in effect from  5p Monday, August 30, 2021   RESCINDED

  8-30-21  Bogue Chitto at Franklinton forecasted to rise above flood stage to a crest of 19ft by Sept 1, 2021 RESCINDED

8-30-21    Town of Franklinton curfew effective 9:00P.M., Monday, August 30, 2021 to 6:00A.M., Tuesday, August 31, 2021 RESCINDED

8-30-21     City of Bogalusa curfew effective 8:00P.M., Monday, August 30, 2021 to 6:00A.M., Tuesday, August 31, 2021 RESCINDED

8-31-21  Citizens of Washington Parish who have damage to report as a result of Hurricane Ida are encouraged to call the Washington Parish EOC at 985-839-0434 between the hours of 8AM - 4PM.  In the event lines are busy, we ask that you please leave a message

Governor Edwards temporarily reinstates mask mandate effective 8-4-21       

                                                                                                                                                                                              What is coronavirus? COVID-19 FAQ! Where can I get vaccinated? Where can I get tested?

                     This and so much more can be found by clicking on the below link



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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 you can receive as much information necessary to live, work and play in Washington Parish.

Our mission is to serve You, the Public.

If there is something that is of concern to you that is not addressed on this website, 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 for a resolution.

Richard "Ned" Thomas, Jr. - Parish President 


Upcoming and Agendas:

(Please see individual Committee or Commission for full agenda)

Washington Parish Infrastructure Meeting, Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 5:30pm

Washingotn Parish Council Public Hearing, Monday, September 27, 2021 at 5:45pm

Wahsington Parish Council Meeting, Monday, September 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm


Please check under Licensing and Permits for application and procedures.


As of January 14, 2021, the Choctaw Landfill

is no longer accepting any type of plastics for recycling purposes. 







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)839-7825 Ext 313





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

2020 WPG Budget Part 1

2020 WPG Budget Part 2

2020 WPG Budget Part 3


Fiscal Year Ending 2019 Audit for the Choctaw Road Landfill  and Washington Parish Government can also be accessed under Administrative and Financial page.