Home Rule Charter

The St. Landry Parish Home Rule Charter Commission has proposed and the electors have adopted this home rule charter under the authority of Article VI, Section 5 of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. The St. Landry Parish Government is a governmental subdivision of the State of Louisiana, which from this time on, operates under a home rule charter and, subject to the charter, is authorized to exercise any power and perform any function necessary, or requisite for proper management of its affairs.

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