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Abandoned Animals

Animal Shelter

736-6111

349-5111

Abandoned Houses

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( complaints )

364-3560

364-3560

Abandoned Vehicles

Property Maintenance Zoning & Quality of Life
( complaints )

364-3543

364-3543

Absentee Voting

Registrar of Voters

736-6191

349-5690

Adopt a Neutral Ground

Parkways
( sponsor plants on public property )

349-5800

349-5800

Adult Education

Jefferson Parish Public Schools

836-3394

361-5439

Adult Leisure Classes

Parks & Recreation

736-6999

349-5000

Adult Protection

Bureau of "Adult" Protection Services
( to report abuse about individuals from the age of 18 to 59 )

1-800-898-4910

1-800-898-4910

Agriculture

LSU Ag Center / Cooperative Extension

736-6519

736-6519

Air Traffic Noise

Louis Armstrong Internation Airport

243-4010

243-4010

Alario Center

2000 Segnette Blvd.

349-5525

349-5525

Alcohol Beverage Ordinance Cards (ABO)

Sheriff's Office
( alcoholic beverage permits )

363-5541

363-5541

Ambulance License

Licensing of Ambulances & Non-Medical Trasportation Personnel

349-5378

349-5378

Americans with Disabilities Act

Citizens with Disabilities

736-6086

736-6086

Animals

Animal Shelter
( abandoned, abused, adoption or complaints )

736-6111

349-5111

Arson Investigation

Fire Department

731-4458

731-4458

Assessment of Home

Assessor's Office
( homestead exemption )

736-6370

362-4100

Attachments & Warrants

Sheriff's Office

363-5580

363-5580

Auctions - Cars

Sheriff's Office

363-5602

363-5602

Auctions - Homes

Sheriff's Office

363-5603

363-5603

Auto Accident Police Reports

Sheriff's Office

363-5590

363-5590

Auto Pound

Sherrff's Office
( towed vehicles )

364-5300

364-5300

Background Check

Bureau of I.D. - J.P. Sheriff's Office
( finger printing )

363-5541

363-5541

Bad / Worthless Checks

District Attorney's Office

368-1020

368-1020

Bankruptcy Court

New Orleans

589-7878

589-7878

Battered Women

Battered Women's Program
( for emergency and assistance )

837-5400

837-5400

Bayou Segnette

State Park - Main Line

736-7140

736-7140

Birth Certificates

LA Vital Records
( information )

593-5100

593-5100

Block Grants

Community Development

736-6262

736-6262

Boat Launch

Levee Board

733-0087

689-3835

Boat Registration

Wildlife & Fisheries

1-225-765-2800

1-225-765-2800

Boat Trailer Registration

Office of Motor Vehicles

1-225-925-6146

1-225-925-6146

Brake Tags

Most Full Service Gas Stations - look for a red sign
( to obtain a brake tag )

N/A

N/A

Brake Tags in Kenner

Kenner Brake Tag Station
( to obtain a brake tag )

468-4075

468-4075

Bridge - Causeway

Causeway Bridge Commission
( information )

835-3116

835-3116

Bridge - Crescent City Connection

Crescent City Connection
( information )

1-225-379-1232

1-225-379-1232

Bridge - Huey P. Long

Huey P. Long
( information )

835-3116

835-3116

Bridge - Lapalco

Lapalco Bridge
( information )

365-3388

365-3388

Bus Schedules

Transit
( Jefferson Parish routes only )

818-1077

818-1077

Census Information

Planning Department

736-6320

736-6320

Chamber of Commerce

Jefferson Parish

835-3880

835-3880

Checks - Bad / Bounced

District Attorney's Office - Worthless Checks
( information )

368-1020

368-1020

Child Protection

Child Protection
( includes Plaquemines Parish )

361-6800

361-6161

Child Support Enforcement

Courts

364-3630

364-3630

Christmas Tree Marsh Restoration

Environmental Affairs

731-4612

731-4612

Citizens with Disabilities

Jefferson Parish Department

736-6086

736-6086

City Hall - Grand Isle

Town of Grand Isle

1-985-787-3196

1-985-787-3196

City Hall - Gretna

City of Gretna

363-1500

363-1500

City Hall - Harahan

City of Harahan

737-6383

737-6383

City Hall - Kenner

City of Kenner

468-7200

468-7200

City Hall - Lafitte

Town of Jean Lafitte

689-2208

689-2208

City Hall - Westwego

City of Westwego

341-3424

342-3424

Clerk of Court

Clerk of Court
( information )

364-2900

364-2900

Commissioner's Court - Civil

Civil

364-3745

364-3745

Commissioner's Court - Criminal

Criminal
( also known as the Magistrate Court )

364-2992

364-2992

Commitments

Coroner's Office
( mental health )

365-9100

365-9100

Commodities Distribution

JeffCap

736-6900

736-6900

Cope Crisis Line

Cope Crisis Line of VIA Link

269-2673

269-2673

Council Office

Council Office
( Receptionist's desk / information )

736-6600

364-2600

Council on Aging

Council of Aging
( information for seniors 60 & over )

888-5880

888-5880

Credit Union

Jefferson Parish Employees' Credit Union

736-6144

736-6144

Death Certificates

LA Vital Records
( information )

593-5100

593-5100

District Attorney

District Attorney's Office

736-8741

368-1020

Divorce

Clerk of Court
( filing )

364-2611

364-2611

Do Not Call Program

Louisiana Public Service Commission

1-877-676-0773

1-877-676-0773

Drainage

Drainage Department

736-6579

437-4939

Driver's License & I.D. Card

Department of Motor Vehicles
( license plate, suspensions, revocation, registrations )

1-225-925-6146

1-225-925-6146

Dumpster Violation

Property Maintenance Zoning & Quality of Life (PMZ)

736-6961

364-3505

Elderly Assistance

Council on Aging

888-5880

888-5880

Elderly Protection

Louisiana Department Health & Hospitals

1-800-898-4910

1-800-898-4910

Elections - Jefferson Parish

Clerk of Court

736-6394

736-6394

Elevation Certificates

Land Surveyor or Architect
( for a fee )

736-6027

736-6027

Elevator Permits

Inspection & Code Enforcement - Plan Review Department

736-6921

364-3520

Emergency Evacuation Transportation

Emergency Management / Special Needs Assessment

349-5360

349-5360

Fair Housing Act

HUD

1-888-560-8913

1-888-560-8913

Finance Authority

Fianance Authority
( low interest rates program information )

736-6311

736-6311

Fire Hydrants

Water Department

838-4364

437-4978

Fishing License

Sporting Goods Stores & Discount Stores with Sporting Goods
( to obtain a license and information )

N/A

N/A

Fishing Pier

Levee Board

733-0087

340-0318

Flood Information

Floodplain Manager

736-6540

736-6540

Food Stamps

Office Of Family Support

1-888-524-3578

1-888-524-3578

Forensic Center

Coroner's Office

365-9100

365-9100

Garage Sales

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( to obtain a permit )

736-6957

364-3512

Garbage

Environmental Affairs
( information & Complaints )

731-4612

731-4612

Head Start Centers

Jefferson Parish Community Action Program
( Jeffcap )

736-6850

349-5185

Health Unit

Jefferson Parish Community Action Program
( Jeffcap )

838-5100

349-8802

Home Incarceration

Jefferson Parish Home Incarceration

364-3481

364-3481

Home Mortgage Authority

Jefferson Parish Fincance Authority
( see Finance Authority )

736-6311

736-6311

Homeless Shelters

Catholic Charities

347-0772

347-0772

Homestead Exemption

Assessor's Office
( property taxes )

736-6370

362-4100

Hunting License

Sporting Goods Stores & Discount Stores with Sporting Goods Sections
( to obtain a license and information )

N/A

N/A

Hurricane Evacuation

Emergency Management
( information )

349-5360

349-5360

Information

Citizens' Affairs
( assisting citizens with governmental information )

736-6100

736-6100

Jail

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
( JP Correctional Center / Operator )

368-5360

368-5360

JEDCO

Jefferson Parish Development Commission (JEDCO)
( small business loans )

875-3908

875-3908

Jefferson Workforce Connection

Employment & Training Office
( information )

227-1280

227-1280

Jury Pool / Duty - GENERAL CIVIL INFO

24th Judical District Court

364-3740

364-3740

Jury Pool / Duty - OTHER INFO

24th Judical District Court

364-3981

364-3981

Jury Pool / Duty - STANDBY INFO

24th Judical District Court

364-3838

364-3838

Lafreniere Park

Parks & Recreation

838-4389

838-4389

Legal Assistance

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

529-1000

340-1381

Levee Board

Levee Board
( information )

733-0087

340-0318

License Plate

Office of Motor Vehicles
( information )

1-225-925-6146

1-225-925-6146

Liens

Clerk of Court

364-2943

364-2943

Mardi Gras Parades

Carnival Office
( parades in Metairie & Terrytown only )

736-6101

736-6101

Marriage License

Clerk of Court
( information )

736-6390

364-2922

Meals on Wheels

Jefferson Council on Aging
( information for seniors 60 & over )

888-5880

888-5880

Medicaid

Office of Family Support

1-888-524-3578

1-888-524-3578

Medical Examiners

LA State Board
( complaints re: doctors )

524-6763

524-6763

Medical Society

Assist in Choosing a doctor / complaints

455-8282

455-8282

Medicare

Medicare

1-800-633-4227

1-800-633-4227

MITS

Provides Jefferson Parish Disabled with Transportation
( Mobility Impaired / Transit System )

889-7156

889-7156

Mortgages & Conveyances

Clerk of Court

364-2944

364-2944

Mosquito Spraying

Environmental Affairs

731-4612

731-4612

Name Changes

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

529-1000

340-1381

New Business Start-Up

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( Requirements for Jefferson Parish )

736-6959

364-3500

Nursing Home Ombudsman

Council on Aging
( complaints )

888-5880

888-5880

Occupancy Certificate

Inspection & Code Enforcement

736-6959

736-6959

Occupational License

Sheriff's Office
( starting a business )

363-5722

363-5722

Odor Complaints

Environmental Affairs

731-4612

731-4612

Parish President's Office

Parish President's Office
( Receptionist / Information )

736-6400

364-2700

Parks & Playgrounds

Parks & Recreation

736-6999

349-5000

Passports

Clerk of Court
( Information )

736-6390

364-2922

Peace Bond - District 1

Justices of the Peace
( Gretna - restraining order )

364-2760

364-2760

Peace Bond - District 2

Justices of the Peace
( Harvey / Marrero - restraining order )

349-5407

349-5407

Peace Bond - District 3

Justices of the Peace
( Lafitte - restraining order )

689-2208

689-2208

Peace Bond - District 4

Justices of the Peace
( Grand Isle - restraining order )

382-4767

382-4767

Peace Bond - District 5

Justices of the Peace
( Metairie - restraining order )

736-8714

736-8714

Peace Bond - District 6

Justices of the Peach
( Harahan / Kenner - restraining order )

466-7984

466-7984

Peace Bond - District 7

Justices of the Peace
( Avondale / Westwego - restraining order )

349-5416

349-5416

Peace Bond - District 8

Justices of the Peace
( Metairie - restraining order )

461-0130

461-0130

Permits - Auctions

JPSO / Sales Tax

363-5637

363-5637

Permits - Block Party

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Building

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6957

364-3500

Permits - Circus

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Craft Show / Fair

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Fairs / Festivals

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Garage Sales

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6957

364-3500

Permits - Haunted Houses

Fire Prevention
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6200

736-6200

Permits - Moving a Building

Inspection & Code Enforcement
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6957

364-3500

Permits - Outdoor Music

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Parades - Small

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Procession

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Races / Walks

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Permits - Tent Revivals

Special Events
( information and to obtain a permit )

736-6771

736-6771

Poison Control

Poison Control Hotline

1-800-222-1222

1-800-222-1222

Post Office

Federal Main Line

1-800-275-8777

Property Tax

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

363-5710

363-5710

Public Service Commissioner

Eric Skremetta
( Mandeville: 1-985-624-4660 )

1-800-228-9368

1-800-228-9368

Public Transportation

J.P. Transit Department

818-1077

367-7433

Public Works

J.P. Public Works
( Emergency after hours: 736-6006 )

736--6784

736-6784

Rabies Information

J.P. Animal Shelter

736-6111

349-5111

Recycling

Environmental Affairs
( information and to obtain a permit )

731-4612

731-4612

Red Cross

New Orleans Area
( 1-866-438-4636 )

620-3105

620-3105

Register Trade Name

Clerk of Court

736-6390

364-2944

Rehabilitation House

Community Development
( program to help fix houses )

736-6262

736-6262

Report Elected Officials

State Ethics Commission

1-225-219-5600

1-225-219-5600

Restraining Order

District Attorney's Office
( information )

368-1020

368-1020

Rodent Control

Environmental Affairs

731-4612

731-4612

Sales Tax

Sheriff's Office
( information )

363-5710

363-5710

Salvation Army

New Orleans Area

899-4569

899-4569

School Board

School Board Office
( information )

736-1800

349-7600

Second Harversters

Second Harvesters Food Bank
(assistance with food, food bank )

734-1322

734-1322

Section 8 - Subsidize Housing

HUD - Housing and Urban Development
( Housing Authority )

671-3792

671-3792

Senior Centers - Bridge City

Senior Centers

436-2059

436-2059

Senior Centers - Grand Isle

Senior Centers

1-985-787-2685

1-985-787-2685

Senior Centers - Gretna

Senior Centers

301-3743

301-3743

Senior Centers - Harahan

Senior Centers

737-3810

737-3810

Senior Centers - Jefferson

Senior Centers

734-0817

734-0817

Senior Centers - Kenner

Senior Centers

468-7513

468-7513

Senior Centers - Lafitte

Senior Centers

689-4403

689-4403

Senior Centers - Marrero

Senior Centers

340-8336

340-8336

Senior Centers - Metairie

Senior Centers

835-0210

835-0210

Senior Centers - Westwego

Senior Centers

309-6230

309-6230

Senior Citizens Services

Jefferson Parish

736-6065

736-6065

Sewerage

Sewerage Department
( complaints & information )

736-6675

437-4811

Sidewalks Complaints / Information

Engineering

736-6500

736-6500

Sign Violations

Property Maintenance Zoning & Quality of Life

736-6961

364-3540

Signs - Streets & Traffic

Sign Shop
( to report missing & damaged signs )

736-6536

736-6536

Small Business Loans

JEDCO

875-3908

875-3908

Social Security

Social Security Office

1-800-772-1213

1-800-772-1213

State Highways

Main Line

437-3100

437-3100

State Hot Line

State Hot Line
( information )

1-800-256-7777

1-800-256-7777

Storm Water Permits

Environmental Affairs

731-4612

731-4612

Street Lighting

Street Lights
( reporting street light outage - 24 hour line: 731-4477 )

736-6941

736-6941

Streets

Public Works
( to report pot holes & complaints )

838-1150

349-5800

Subpoena

Court
( information )

364-3740

364-3740

Subsidize Housing

Section 8

366-5344

366-5344

Tax ID # - Federal

IRS - Internal Revenue Service
( Information )

1-800-829-1040

1-800-829-1040

Taxes - Assessor's Office

Assessor's Office
( property assessment tax )

736-6370

362-4100

Taxes - J.P. Sheriff's Office

J.P. Sheriff's Office
( to pay property taxes )

363-5710

363-5710

Tires

Environmental Affairs
( Information regarding disposing of old tires )

731-4612

731-4612

Tourism

Jefferson Convention and Visitor's Bureau

731-7083

731-7083

Traffic Lights/Signals

Traffic Engineering
( to report no working )

736-6530

736-6530

Traffic Tickets - First Parish Court

First Parish Court
( Information )

736-8900

736-8900

Traffic Tickets - Second Parish Court

Second Parish Court
( Information )

736-6530

736-6530

Trash

Environmental Affairs
( Information and Complaints )

731-4612

731-4612

Trees

Parkways
( Trimmed on parish right of way )

349-5800

349-5800

Unemployment / Employment

Job Service

838-5678

227-1280

Utilities - Cable

Cox Cable
( Service )

304-8444

304-8444

Utilities - Electricity

Entergy
( Service )

1-800-968-8243

1-800-968-8243

Utilities - Gas

Atmos Energy
( Emergency: 1-800-654-6669 )

1-800-547-4321

1-800-547-4321

Utilities - Telephone

A.T. & T.
( Service )

1-888-757-6500

1-888-757-6500

Utilities - Water

Jefferson Parish Water Department
( Service )

736-6060

736-6060

Vehicle Registration

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles
( State )

1-225-925-6146

1-225-925-6146

Vital Records / Statistics

Louisiana Bureau of Vital Statistics

593-5100

593-5100

Vote

Registrar of Voters
( Register & Absentee Voting )

736-6191

349-5690

Warrants & Attachments

J.P. Sheriff's Office

363-5580

363-5580

Water

Jefferson Parish Water Department

736-6060

736-6060

Weeds & Grass on Parish Property

Jefferson Parish Parkways Department
( High weeds & grass complaints )

349-5800

349-5800

Weeds & Grass on Private Property

Property Maintenance Zoning & Quality of Life

364-3543

364-3543

Welfare

Office of Family Support
( Information )

1-888-524-3578

1-888-524-3578

WIC - Women, Infants, Children

Health Department
( Information )

838-5100

349-8802

Wildlife & Fisheries

Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries
( State Information Line )

1-225-765-7340

1-225-765-7340

Work Permits

Jefferson Parish Public School System

736-7340

736-7340

YMCA

Jefferson Parish

888-9622

888-9622

Zoning Determination

Jefferson Parish Planning Department
( Official Determination of Zoning for Property )

736-6320

736-6320

Zoning Permitted Uses

Inspection & Code Enforcement

736-6957

364-3512


Compiled By The Jefferson Parish Citizens' Affairs Department

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 403
Jefferson, LA 70123

Phone: (504) 736-6100
Fax: (504) 736-6778
Email: jpcitizensaffairs@jeffparish.net

(The Above Information Is Subject to Change Without Notice)