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Planning & Urban Development

SPECIAL COVID-19 NOTICES

Cares Act - Public Notice
Notice to the Public of Five Day Comment Period

In accordance 24 CFR 91.05 (c)(2) and subpart B of the federal regulations relative to the City of Monroe’s Citizen Participation Plan and applicable waivers made available to those requirements through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the City of Monroe is preparing an amendment to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan & FY2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Monroe available to the public through this notice. 

Due to the social distancing guidelines, the City Council meeting will not allow for citizens to attend the public hearing on April 28, 2020, in person. However, the meeting will be streamed live via Facebook, and there will be an opportunity for the public to submit written comments on the Consolidated Plan & Annual Action Plan. The comment period will begin on April 30, 2020, and ends on May 6, 2020. 

Members of the public who wish to submit their written comments on a listed agenda item must submit their comments, at jawaun.downs@ci.monroe.la.us or by calling (318) 329-2256 for staff assistance. 

CARES ACT x CDBG Public Hearing Comments: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GMJM3JN

VIew the Full Cares Act Public Notice (pdf)


 

May 4, 2020 Meeting

The May 4, 2020 meeting is an Open Meeting of the Monroe Planning Commission.  In view of the COVID-19 Emergency, the limitation on gatherings of more than 10 persons and social distancing will be observed.  In accordance with Proclamation 30 JBE 2020 the public is encouraged to observe this meeting via Facebook Live by going to the City of Monroe Facebook page at 5:30 pm on May 4, 2020.

Comments/questions regarding matters on this Agenda may be emailed to joanne.poret@ci.monroe.la.us before 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.  Those comments/questions related to an agenda item will be read at the meeting and should include the name and address of the person offering the comments/questions.

Further, certification is hereby given that in order to obtain a quorum one or more members of the Monroe Planning Commission might participate in this meeting by teleconference in accordance with 30 JBE 2020.


May 7, 2020 Meeting

The May 7, 2020 meeting is an Open Meeting of the Monroe Heritage Preservation Commission.  In view of the COVID-19 Emergency, the limitation on gatherings of more than 10 persons and social distancing will be observed.  In accordance with Proclamation 30 JBE 2020 the public is encouraged to observe this meeting via Facebook Live by going to the City of Monroe Facebook page at 6:00 pm on May 7, 2020.

Comments/questions regarding matters on this Agenda may be emailed to joanne.poret@ci.monroe.la.us before 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.  Those comments/questions related to an agenda item will be read at the meeting and should include the name and address of the person offering the comments/questions.

Further, certification is hereby given that in order to obtain a quorum one or more members of the Monroe Heritage Preservation Commission might participate in this meeting by teleconference in accordance with 30 JBE 2020.


 

Planning and Urban Development Department

"The Planning and Urban Development Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all of the citizens of Monroe." 

This objective is best achieved through the city's policies, procedures, codes, programs and activities of the following divisions: Code EnforcementCommunity DevelopmentInspections, and Planning & Zoning. The Planning and Urban Development Department provides a full-range of planning, support services, community revitalization, code and zoning enforcement. P.U.D. provides services to the general public, MayorCity Council, and other departments, boards and commissions of the City.

Building Codes: All construction projects must comply with the following codes;2009 International Building Code, 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Mechanical Code, 2008 National Electrical Code, 2000 Louisiana Plumbing Code, and all local ordinances and regulations.

Resident and Contractor Online Permit Access


Forms

Consolidated Plan For 2015-2019 (PDF) 

FY 2020-2024 Report from Public Meetings & Workgroups (PDF)