ABANDONMENT PROCEDURES FOR THE CITY-PARISH OF LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA
The following is the official procedure for requesting the abandonment of an alley, right-of-way, street, servitude or easement located in either the City of Lafayette or the unincorporated areas of the Parish of Lafayette.
All requests shall originate with the Planning, Zoning and Development Department. The staff will keep the applicants advised of all appropriate meeting dates and the Department may be contacted at 291-8445 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
THE PLAT OF SURVEY MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
These requests will be circulated to all affected City-Parish Departments for review. When approved, the request will be forwarded, as an Ordinance, to the City-Parish Council for final disposition. The entire process will take approximately six (6) weeks.
SPECIAL NOTE TO APPLICANT
The City-Parish Council will abandon only the government’s rights to public property. It is the duty of the applicant to seek approval from other involved utility companies such as SLEMCO, AT&T, Atmos Energy, Cox Communications, etc.
THESE PROCEDURES WERE ADOPTED BY THE LAFAYETTE CITY-PARISH COUNCIL MAY 20, 1997, ORDINANCE NO. 0-155-97.