United for Progress & Prosperity

Contact Us:

326 Pujo Street • Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601 • 337.491.1200


The City of Lake Charles operates under a Mayor-City Council form of government as established by city charter. The city is divided into seven districts and each district is represented by an elected Council member from the residents living in each respective district.


The City of Lake Charles is a growing city with a vibrant art, cultural and dining scene. Parks scattered throughout the City and easy access to shimmering Lake Charles, via our beautiful Lakefront Promenade, call to outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.


The City of Lake Charles enjoys a diverse industry portfolio that continues to build upon the City’s historic economic base. The City seeks to create a globally competitive and internationally connected economic development environment, friendly to entrepreneurs and businesses of any size.

Resident Services

The City of Lake Charles is a destination not only for visitors, but for long-term residents. The City of Lake Charles provides a wide variety of services to our residents.