The Office of Planning & Development administers a fully engaged and high-impact agency that is assigned all the necessary due diligence of physical development and post storm disaster recovery. Transportation, Economic Development, Land Use administration, Capital Improvements, and overall community development is the general mission, in addition to discretionary assignments from the Police Jury, which could include, but are not limited to, GIS, grantsmanship and technical writing, governmental affairs, recruitment and other functions relative to strategic planning initiatives.
These business incentives are funded by the State of Louisiana to attract and cultivate business. Find out about the Enterprise Zone, Quality Jobs, Restoration Tax Abatement and Industrial Tax Exemption programs.
Touted as one of the key recovery/retention projects in the
parish, this dredging project has become the barometer of Cameron’s economic
development engine through its parish and port affiliates. The Office of
Planning & Development for the Cameron Parish Police Jury and authorized agent for the West Cameron Port
Authority, underscores this project as not only essential to the current
industrial stock , but plays prominent in the parish’s future shore base
operation and its continued recruitment of LNG, deepwater, oil field service
and fisheries sustainability.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -New Orleans District, Operations Division performs routine hydrographic surveys to monitor local river and waterway navigation conditions. This information is used as a decision making tool for channel maintenance operations.
The collected data is processed into MicroStation-format CADD files. The surveys are also very useful to supplement published navigational charts with more recent shoaling and other channel condition data.
You may view the following navigation condition surveys by clicking on the links below.