On November 18th, the Livingston Parish council introduced the Drainage Impact Ordinance for a brief discussion. Many spoke against the ordinance including finance staff for the parish about the administrative needs when ordinances like impact fees are imposed. The Drainage Impact Fee Ordinance was moved to the Ordinance Committee for more review.
November 30th at 6 p.m.
20355 Government Boulevard
Livingston, Louisiana 70754
Members and stakeholders are encouraged to attend and provide feedback. The attached letter outlines NAHB/LHBA/HBA’s questions about the ordinance.
At this time, the ordinance committee is also discussing tax districts which is an alternative to impact fees and has been supported by developers in other areas.
- Letter to Livingston Parish Council, November 15, 2021
- Drainage Impact Fee Ordinance, November 4, 2021
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