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Broad Street Civic Center Walking Path

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Bord du Lac Marina
1111 Bord du Lac Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601

337-491-1256- day
337-348-2040- night

Arts and Culture

 Arts & Culture
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors' Bureau
Information on Arts & Culture
800-456-7952 or 1205 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601.

SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors' Bureau
Information on festivals and events, dining,
accommodations, attractions and more.
Contact: 800-456-7952 or 1205 N. Lakeshore Drive,
Lake Charles, LA 70601.
Central School
Central School Arts & Humanities Center
809 Kirby Street, Lake Charles LA 70601
phone: 327-491-9165

Mallard Cove Golf Course

Mallard Cove Golf Course
Chennault Industrial Airpark
4300 Mallard Cove Drive, Lake Charles LA 70615
phone:  337-491-1204
Charpentier Historic District

Charpentier Historic District
All the homes in the Historic District are privately owned, however entry to some may be arranged through the Convention & Visitors Bureau by calling 800-456-7952.
1911 Historic City Hall

1911 Historic City Hall
1001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601      337-491-9147
Historic City Hall serves as the City's Arts and Cultural Facility, showcasing traveling exhibitions from around the world, as well as showcases on a local and regional level.

Lake Charles Symphony
Lake Charles Symphony
809 Kirby Street




The following information is provided to facilitate doing business with the City of Lake Charles.
You are encouraged to visit our office. An appointment made in advance will enable an efficient utilization of time for both parties. Our business hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays, excluding holidays. Vendors should bring catalogs, brochures, descriptive material, and price lists to familiarize the City's Purchasing Office with their products and service.

Guide to Doing Business with the City
Purchasing Division 337-491-1263
Occupational Licenses 337-491-1442
Click the logo below to find out more information on the City's
Small Business Opportunity Program.
SBOP logo

In February 1999, the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued new Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) regulations, Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, (CFR) Part 26, to provide uniform requirements from the DOT. A major component in the new regulation is for all recipients who receive DOT funding to develop a Unified Certification Program (UCP) for certifying small socially and economically disadvantaged businesses. To the extent an inconsistency may exist between this Plan and Process and 49 CFR 23 and 26, as amended; 49 CFR 23 and 26, as amended, shall control. The process must be defined and submitted to the Secretary of Transportation by March 4, 2002.
Click the link below to find out more information on the LADOTD UCP Program.

Emergency Preparedness

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Please visit the "Get a Plan" on the left side of this page for information on how to best prepare for a hurricane and other natural disasters.

The Calcasieu Parish Special Needs Assistance Program is a program designed to assist the elderly community, special needs population, or any person that may have limitations that require additional or extraordinary efforts by emergency response personnel, or which hamper their ability to evacuate during an emergency. For information on how the program works or to sign up please visit the Calcashout Emergency Alert System webpage.

In case of emergency call 911
For general information and inquiries, call 491-1201, or the Office of the Calcasieu Parish Emergency Prepareness at 721-3800.



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Lake Charles, LA 70601
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