Public Notice:

Public Input Wanted! 

The Rapides Area Planning Commission in its capacity as the Metropolitan Planning Organization will be holding two public meetings to gather citizen input on Highway and Transit priorities in our urbanized area for our Metropolitan Transportation Plan.  Please make an effort to attend one of the meetings to offer your opinion on where we should spend your tax dollars on transportation improvements.  The meetings will start at 6:00 PM as follows:

January 26th: J.W. McDonald Community Center located at 871 Robinson Bridge Rd Woodworth, LA.

January 28th: Ball Town Hall in the council chambers, 100 Municipal Ln Ball, LA.

For special accommodations for this meeting, contact our ADA Coordinator, Kathy Powell, via phone at 318-487-5401 x15 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

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.


Rapides Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan

CLICK HERE for Public Meeting information

Long Range Transportation Plan

CLICK HERE for Public Meeting information or CLICK HERE to visit the LRTP2040 web page.

 Voice Your Opinion! - Click here for our LRTP2040 Survey.

Request For Proposals\Qualifications

Comprehensive Resiliency Planning Project

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


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