Advocacy

East Baton Rouge Parish

On September 9, 2021, the East Baton Rouge Metro Council approved ordinance 21-01150, imposing a temporary moratorium for new land development approvals for specified projects within the defined special flood hazard areas.

Moratorium Ordinance 

On September 18, 2021, the ordinance went into place. HBA’s Leadership and other like-minded organizations worked alongside council members who authored the ordinance.

September 9th

Approval of temporary moratorium on new development in special hazardous flood areas

September 18

Temporary moratorium on new development in special hazardous flood areas is active

EBR Parish Moratorium

Contact your East Baton Rouge Council Members