For the Proposed Annual Operating Budget for 2017 please visit our public notice page.

The Rapides Parish Police Jury and the Rapides Area Planning Commission invites all citizens to attend the third and final round of public meetings for the Rapides Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan. The Rapides Parish Police Jury received a $300,000 grant from the Louisiana Office of Community Development through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery program to develop the first parish-wide Comprehensive Resiliency Plan since 1972.

All public meetings will start at 6:00 PM

These public meetings will provide residents an opportunity to comment on this plan and indicate their concerns and preferences:

Meeting 1:   February 21, 2017
J. W.  McDonald (Glenmora) Branch

Rapides Parish Library

1075 HWY 497

Glenmora, LA 71433


Meeting 2:   February 22, 2017
Martin Branch

Rapides Parish Library

801 West Shamrock

Pineville, LA 71360


Meeting 3:   February 24, 2017

Hineston Branch

Rapides Parish Library

1810 HWY 121

Hineston, LA 71438

Press Release of Public Meetings

Resiliency Comp Plan

LFMA Conference

For information on the upcoming LFMA Conference, see the documents below, or call Melissa Becker @ 318.487.5401

2017 LFMA Official Registration Form

LFMA Conference Agenda 2017 2.1.17

Wednesday Morning Field Trip

Building Code Fee Updates for 2016 

1.   New Residential Construction Permit Fees will now be calculated using heated/living square footage rather than total under roof square footage.

2.   Commercial Remodel Permits have a new graduated fee schedule: click here to see it.  CLICK HERE

3.   Mobile Home and Trade Permits no longer cover the costs of re-inspections due to failures.

4.   Rented Mobile Home Electrical Reauthorizations can be charged a $10 information verification fee in lieu of a $75 inspection if information provided proves that the home has not been moved since power disconnection.

Public Notice

Click here for the Public Notices.

Schedule your own Inspection

You can now schedule your own inspection. Please visit the following link to schedule your inspection. BCE Portal


Take me to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan!

Take me to the Long Range Transportation Plan!


For up to date traffic information along I49

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