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The Iberville Parish Public Works Department (commonly called the Parish Maintenance Facility) develops and maintains a master plan for the improvement of drainage, roads, streets, and infrastructure throughout the parish. The department is directed by the Parish President and provides updates on activities on a regular basis.

The department is responsible for maintenance of Parish Government property, buildings, grounds and equipment; construction and maintenance performed by Parish Government on roads, sidewalks, bridges and drainage facilities; operation of a central facility for the repair and maintenance of Parish Government vehicles and equipment; and other such duties and activities as may be assigned in writing by the Parish President.

John Overton

Dept. Director John

  • (225) 687-5148

Additional Info

  • Maintains drainage in 600 plus miles of canals throughout Iberville Parish.
  • Maintains public property throughout the parish. A total of 10 tractors are utilized for grass-cutting services.
  • Installs culverts. The Parish will install culverts purchased by homeowners in order to assure proper installation and grade, so that proper drainage is assured.
  • Maintains roads by repairing potholes, picking up fallen tree limbs and inspecting roadways for stability.
  • Oversees road overlay projects, such as the projects underway in 2005 on Gracie Lane, Sawmill Road and Manchac Road.
  • Sprays parish canals to kill weeds and maintain proper drainage.

Special Note: The parish cannot provide dirt or limestone to homeowners or do any type of work on private property unless it is directly related to drainage.

To report a parish road or drainage problem, such as a missing street sign, drain cover, pothole, etc complete the online form or call (225) 687-5148 during business hours.

If a problem occurs after business hours and creates an emergency situation, such as a large tree limb on a roadway or a drainage problem that can cause flooding, call 911.

Occupational Health
To learn more about the safety of Iberville Parish Government employees, visit the Safety Department.

New Construction
To inquire about new construction or to obtain a permit, visit the Permits & Inspections Department.

Gas, Water & Sewer Systems
To learn more about services available to residents and/or to pay a bill, visit the Utilities Department.

Garbage & Recycling
To view a comprehensive list of garbage routes and recycling locations, visit the Sanitation Department.

Department Address:
59705 Bayou Road
Plaquemine, LA 70764

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.