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Please report litter, trash or suspicious substances within our ditches and bayous.  Suspicious substances may be liquids that are colored, cloudy, or have a sheen on them.  Examples of potential illicit discharges may appear similar to these images:

Stormwater Annual Report and Complaint Form

Residents in the City of Gonzales are encouraged to be partners in keeping our waterways clean. Cleaner waterways mean healthier living for all residents, animals and plant life. To find out more about our Stormwater efforts, visit the following links.

Construction sites must protect our environment, too

Please report violations, such as silt fence failures where dirt has entered the roadway or bayou.

Call 225.647.2841, or submit the below Citizen Complaint form to City Hall located at 120 S. Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737

Gonzales SWMP Annual Report – 2018
Citizen Complaint Form

Flood Maintenance Information

One of the best sources of information about protecting your home from flooding is the Floods and Hurricanes site administered by the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service ( Communities with slab-on-grade foundations (even communities not in Louisiana) could refer web users to this site.

The Emergency Operations Plan is needed to coordinate the response of emergency personnel and supporting services of all parish and municipal agencies in the event of an emergency or disaster and during the aftermath thereof.


FEMA’s flood insurance page

We encourage people to watch this video featuring City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux offering tips and information on what to do in the case of requiring flood insurance.