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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.  
PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, we have new phone extensions for the different departments.
Main Number 985-839-7825 Ext.

Parish President 302 - Road Department 307 - Accounts Payable 304 - Payroll 305 - Director of Public Works 312 - Director of Finance 301 - Comptroller 306 - Council Clerk 313 -   

Richard "Ned" Thomas, Jr.

Parish President 

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

Administering the Oath of Office is the Honorable Judge William J.”Rusty” Knight of the 22nd Judicial District Court while Linda Thomas, wife of Parish President Richard N. Thomas, Jr. is holding the bible as the  Oath of Office was given to the Parish President

Councilman taking Oath of Office on January 11, 2016  administered by the Honorable Judge William J. “Rusty” Knight of the 22nd Judicial District Court.

Left to right:  Perry Talley, David Anthony, Levi Lewis, Michael Fussell, Pete Thomas, Chris Workman and Reginald McMaster.









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 Sarah Cook at:

(985) 839-7825 Ext 313 Office

(985) 839-0104 Fax

Council Meetings

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

2016 Council Calendar 





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 six parts)

2016 General Fund Budget Schedule 

2016 All Other Funds Budget Schedule  

2016 Letters and Narratives

2016 Supplemental Information

2016 Budget Summary Schedule


Fiscal Year Ending 2015 Audit for Washington Parish Government and the Choctaw Road Landfill  will be uploaded to the Administrative and Financial pages as soon as it is received