The City of Bossier City announces the closure of facilities and customer service changes due to the declared COVID-19 public health emergency.
In keeping with the state’s emergency stay at home proclamation, the Bossier City Municipal Complex will be closed to the public beginning at 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2020.
The Bossier City Civic Center and the Community Development Division is closed.
The Bossier City Marshal’s Office and Bossier City Court is closed to the public. The Marshal’s Office will continue to fulfill its primary duties to the court.
The Bossier City Police Department is implementing the following operational changes.
The Alcohol Beverage Operator (ABO) office is closed.
Fingerprinting services are suspended.
Crash reports can be obtained online.
Offense reports may be purchased over the phone.
The Bossier City Utility Department offices are closed to the public.
The Bossier City Public Works Department is asking residents and customers to avoid putting out yard trash such as tree limbs so that garbage pick-up crews can focus on the greater amount of household trash that is anticipated.
Bossier City Animal Control is closed to the public with the exception of the intake of dangerous or vicious animals as complaints are received.
The solid waste station is closed.
The recycling center will remain available for drop-off only.
The Bossier City Permits and Inspections Division will suspend permitting for new projects. The inspection of ongoing construction projects and emergency inspections will continue as needed.
The Bossier City-Parish Metropolitan Planning Commission offices at the municipal complex will be closed to the public. The Bossier City-Parish MPC and Board of Adjustments meetings will be postponed through Monday, April 13, 2020. Any Certificate of Occupancy’s scheduled for the remainder of this week through Monday, April 13, 2020, will be rescheduled accordingly. All MPC approvals regarding permits and MPC applications should be mailed or emailed to the office. The MPC staff will continue to answer emails and phone calls remotely.
The Bossier City Parks and Recreation Department announced the closure of recreation centers, community centers, and gyms last week. Per the Louisiana Governor’s most recent emergency proclamation issued Sunday, March 22, 2020, playgrounds will now also be closed.
City departments and divisions can be contacted by phone. We also encourage residents and customers to utilize the City of Bossier City website to access services. The self-service online resources are available 24/7 at www.bossiercity.org.