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Calcasieu offices to re-open

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 15:20:45-04

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury offices and facilities will reopen to the public Thursday, October 15th for the first time since Hurricane Delta made landfall October 9th.

Parish residents are asked to be aware that due to storm damage and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that some services may be limited or relocated.

Calcasieu Parish Animal Services and Adoption Center is meeting with residents by appointment only due to damage at their facility. Residents may call 721-3730 or 853-9573 to schedule an appointment.

The Division of Planning and Development will be issuing permits at the Harbor’s Edge Pavilion at Prien Lake Park, 3700 West Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles. Residents are encouraged to use the online permit feature at www.calcasieuparish.gov/Permits [l.facebook.com]. Permit information is available at 337-721-3600 or 337-721-3610 or by email at planning@calcasieuparish.gov. Occupational licenses and zoning requests will also be handled at Prien Lake Park.

The American Job Center will reopen with visitors seen by appointment only. Call 337-721-4010.

Parish parks are reopening, but many will have limited facilities available. Please visit www.calcasieuparish.gov [calcasieuparish.gov] for detailed information regarding what amenities are open for each park and/or boat launch. Currently all boat launches North of the Saltwater Barrier on the Calcasieu River and English Bayou are closed. No reservations are currently being taken.

The Residential Solid Waste Convenience Centers in Lake Charles and Sulphur remain closed.

Due to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ executive order, face coverings are required when visiting Calcasieu Parish facilities.