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Downtown Development Authority Zoning Ordinance
Although this ordinance lacks explicit environmental intent, it is an early step in the Lake Charles planning department’s efforts to eventually implement Smart Growth principles. The ordinance encou...
Coastal Zone Management Regulations
Officially adopted in 1986, this ordinance allows the parish to take over more control and monitoring of the natural resources of the gulf coast. Although the ordinance is based on a state program, t...
Gas and Petroleum Pipeline, Seismographs, etc.
This ordinance came about in the mid 1990s as a “knee-jerk reaction” to local controversy surrounding the sitting of an oil well. (Steve Smith, Personal communication 4/9/03) The ordinance aims to pr...
Oil, Gas and Mineral Exploration, Removal and Transporting; Other Land-Disturbing and Water-Disturbi
This ordinance provides the parish with the authority to restrict motion associated with oil and gas extraction for the purpose of protecting wetlands and marshes: “The parish has the prerogative to r...
Flood Prevention and Protection
This ordinance aims at preventing and protecting from the dangers of flooding. It contains provisions for flood prevention, storm water drainage control, erosion and sedimentation control, as well as...
Comprehensive Land Use Regulation Ordinance
Adopted in 1993 and last updated in June 2002, this very extensive comprehensive plan serves as the zoning ordinance for the city.
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