Wetlands Information

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The US Corps of Engineers has enacted rules to protect wetlands as required under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Before you proceed with your development you are advised to contact the Corps regarding potential wetlands status of your property.

To apply for a Wetland Determination, click here.

Please contact the following:

Department of the Army
Wetlands Delineation
New Orleans District
Corps of Engineers
PO Box 60267
New Orleans, LA 70160-0267
PHONE: 504-862-2270

Click the video below to watch the overall Coastal Restoration and Protection Division Winner for the first annual "Environmental Awareness Commercial Contest" hosted by the Chamber of Southwest Louisiana Environmental Affairs Committee and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. Video created by Ciara Tousaint in Mrs. Robinson's 6th grade class at Lake Charles Charter.



To learn more about Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands and how you can be involved click here and learn more about the Chenier Plain Costal Restoration & Protection Authority.