Code Enforcement for Property Standards is responsible for enforcing the Parish Ordinances related to health and safety, property maintenance standards, condemnation of unsafe structures, and zoning compliance. Code Enforcement ensures safe and desirable living and working environments and also helps maintain property values.

Common violations

  • Tall grass and weeds
  • Trash and debris
  • Junked and abandoned vehicles
  • Downed trees and tree limbs 


Citizens Complaint Center

1. Phone – Call 337-948-3688 to connect with one of our Code Enforcement Officers, who will help you with your request.

2. Mail – You may also print and fill out the Citizen Complaint Form and mail it to the following address:

St. Landry Parish Government
Code Enforcement Division
P.O. Drawer 1550
Opelousas, LA 70571  

3. Email – Fill out the Citizen Complaint Form below. The complaint form will automatically forward to the Code Enforcement Office when clicking the submit button.  


Code Enforcement Complaint Form

Violation Location and Property Owner

Reporting Party Information – this is confidential* (only email is required)



Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Call for an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic.