Code Enforcement

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EQ Code Enforcement Overview:

The Code Enforcement Section enforces local environmental codes concerning tall grass, litter and debris, junked items and other nuisances. This section performs a vital public service in assisting the citizens in the creation of a more clean and beautiful Lafayette.

  • In the City of Lafayette the grass cannot be taller than 12 inches.
  • In the unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish the grass cannot be taller than 24 inches.
  • In the unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish within occupied subdivisions and neighborhoods grass cannot be taller than 12 inches.

To find out more information about local environmental codes or ways to help on-going efforts to keep Lafayette Parish clean and beautiful please contact the Code Enforcement Section at (337) 291-8529.