(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.


You can help the Naitonal Weather Service and become a trained SKYWARN weather Spotter

weather spotter training

GOHSEP Launches Case Management Program to Aid Hurricane Ida Survivors,  Click here for more information and how to apply


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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 


Please click here for Washington Parish Government's Policy on Workplace and Sexual Harassment


Upcoming and Agendas:

(Please see individual Committee or Commission for full agenda)

Washington Parish Public Hearing, Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:45 pm

Washington Parish Public Hearing  Board of Review on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:45 pm

Washington Parish Council Meeting on Monday, September 26, 2022 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 two parts)

2022 WPG Budget Part 1

2022 WPG Budget Part 2


Fiscal Year Ending 2021 Audit for the Washington Parish Government can also be accessed under Administrative and Financial page.