St. Tammany Parish Government to Hold Virtual Parish Council Meeting

St. Tammany Parish Government to Hold Virtual Parish Council Meeting

St. Tammany Parish Council Chairman Michael Lorino, Jr. announced today that the St. Tammany Parish Council will conduct the May 7, 2020 Parish Council meeting virtually. The Parish Council will utilize the Zoom platform to livestream the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. The public can participate by calling in through an Audio Bridge Conference call the night of the meeting. The Conference Bridge will open approximately five - 10 minutes before the start of the meeting. In addition, the public can submit public comments to be read into the record, or speaker cards, to speak on agenda items during the meeting via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , by 4: 30 p.m., Wednesday May 6, 2020.

“We are committed to keeping government moving and this is an opportunity to continue to go forward even through this crisis,” said St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper. “We’re utilizing the technological infrastructure we have in place to facilitate this meeting. I applaud ‘Team Tammany’  for their hard work. I also commend the St. Tammany Parish Council for their leadership in organizing this meeting and keeping government moving during this time. We hope for a great deal of participation from our citizens.”

“During this difficult time, I want to extend my thanks to my fellow council members and the parish employees that have worked so hard to keep our government moving forward,” Chairman Lorino said. “We can expect some small issues as we work through our first virtual meeting, but I hope we can also expect public participation and hold a productive meeting.” 

To participate by phone from the start of the meeting, residents should call: 985-629-3196 and use the Conference ID 339879, the evening of Thursday, May 7, 2020 approximately five-10 minutes prior to 6p.m. Participants will be able to join the conference while the meeting is in progress.

The livestream of the meeting can be viewed on regular broadcast channels (Charter Channel 710; U-verse Channel 99) , on the Parish website: , or on ROKU  — St. Tammany Parish Government Channel, beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2020.  To learn how to add the St. Tammany Parish Government Channel to your Roku device, click here. Please note, when watching the livestream, viewers should expect a slight delay on all streaming formats.

The Public Notice for the meeting can be viewed here.

For questions regarding the virtual Council meeting, please call the Council Office at 985-898-2591.

Additional COVID-19 updates

STAR Transit

STAR Transit has created a Face Mask Policy. In an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, STAR Transit requires all passengers to wear a facemask that covers their nose and mouth while on board. Customers who do not wear a mask will not be permitted on board. The facemask requirement is currently in effect and will continue until further notice. The masks are not required to be hospital grade.  They can be bandannas, fabric masks or neck gaiters.  Other safety measures are already in place, including additional vehicle cleanings and social distancing of passengers on the vehicles.

Sewerage Inspection Permit Program

The Department of Environmental Services begins Tuesday, May 5, 2020, performing sewerage inspections for applicants who are attempting to buy or sell a home and who have already submitted the required application and payment.  Environmental Services will continue to accept new applications but those who have already submitted their information will have priority.

The requirement for a Sewerage Inspection Permit for those seeking electrical service will continue to be waived until May 17, 2020.  This waiver only applies to those needing electrical service before May 17th. New applications along with a check or money order payable to St. Tammany Parish Government in the amount of $50.00 may be mailed to:

The Department of Environmental Services

P.O. Box 628

Covington, Louisiana 70434

Or, the application and payment can be placed in one of two Tammany Utilities drop boxes located at:

350 North Military Road, Slidell; and, 21454 Koop Dr., Mandeville (next to the pavilion)

If you have questions or need further assistance, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Planning Zoning and Board of Adjustments Meetings

The May 2020 Planning & Zoning Commissions and Board of Adjustments meetings are canceled. The meetings are anticipated to resume in June. More information will be provided when made available.




St. Tammany Parish Extended Stay At Home Order issued April 30, 2020

St. Tammany Live Safe. Work Safe. Shop Safe. Action Plan (DRAFT)

St. Tammany Parish Extended Stay At Home Order issued April 7, 2020

St. Tammany Parish Executive Stay At Home Order issued March 23, 2020

Emergency Declaration issued March 17, 2020

Emergency Declaration issued March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Links

St. Tammany Parish Government


Office of Governor John Bel Edwards

Louisiana Department of Health







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