Public Service

The Plaquemines Parish Public Works Department provides a variety of public services to enhance the quality of life for parish residents. This department consists of both the Streets and utility divisions. Engineering also falls under the umbrella of the Public Works Department. See the rest of the services listed below that we provide.

  1. Animal Control

  2. Plaquemines Parish is responsible for the parish ordinances and animal control while providing the following services: stray animals, animal bite cases. and etc.

  3. Boat Harbors & Shipyards

  4. Learn about the services of the Boat Harbors and Shipyards department

  5. Buildings

    The Buildings Department employs the custodial staff for all parish buildings, as well as a small grounds crew, rents out parish buildings, etc. 

  6. Engineering & Public Works

  7. Engineering & Public Works Department oversees all aspects of capital improvement in Plaquemines Parish. From the smallest to the largest projects, our involvement varies from project management to project design; from damage assessments to construction inspections. 

  8. Fire Departments/Emergency Medical Services

  9. The Plaquemines Parish Fire Department is a combination department that has a mixture between career on-duty personnel and volunteers that dedicate their time to the departments whenever possible.

  10. Fort Jackson

  11. Visit the Fort Jackson Museum.

  12. Health

  13. The Plaquemines Parish Health Department is comprised of Sanitarian Services, Public Health Nursing Services, and Code Enforcement.

  14. Permits

  15. The Permits Department oversees, manage, and document the procedures for all permit applications that involves building, mobile home, trailer, RV,  air conditioning, heating, oil, gas permit applications, etc. 

  16. Planning & Zoning

  17. Zoning laws are the laws that regulate the use of land and structures built upon it. These laws protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the people as it relates to development and land use. 

  18. Maintenance Department

    The Maintenance Department staffs a variety of craftsman A/C Mechanics, Electricians, Carpenters, to handle the general maintenance of parish owned facilities, etc.

  19. Water Department

    The Water Department sets up water service for residential and commercial accounts, handles the billing and the collection of the fees for this service, etc.

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    Jeff DiMarco

    Director of Public Service

  2. Laura Herberg

    Administrative Assistant

  3. Public Service

    Physical Address
    333F. Edward Hebert Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Belle Chasse, LA 70037


    Fax: 504-934-6334