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Call to Action: Attend Ordinance Committee meeting to challenge Livingston Parish Drainage Impact Fees

By November 23, 2021Advocacy

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.

Ordinance Committee
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.

To comment on this issue and other industry issues, please contact Melissa Parmelee, VP of Community and Government Relations.