St. Charles Parish shares Zeta recovery updates

Published 10:45 am Thursday, October 29, 2020

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Hahnville – As essential personal continue to assess damages throughout St. Charles Parish related to Hurricane Zeta, no major incidents related to critical infrastructure have been reported. All residents that must go out are urged to take caution as crews are still out working to clear debris from roadways and excessive traffic could inhibit their efforts. Traffic lights should be treated as a four-way stop.

Entergy Updates: Entergy is still reporting 17,000 residents without power. Parish officials are in constant communication with Entergy and power is expected to be out for a few days.

Debris Update

  • Public works continues to remove debris from roads ways.
  • As residents cleaning up debris are advised to stack debris near the roadway but out of ditches and not in the road. Keep debris piles away from mailboxes, power poles and trees.
  • Please be patient as there is a lot of debris to be picked up.

 Services Update

  • Garbage service is running as scheduled. However, road closures may inhibit Pelican Waste from accessing various areas of the parish.
  • Planning and Zoning will waive all permit fees for repairs related to Hurricane Zeta damage for the next 30 days.
  • Residents should continue to limit non-essential sewerage such as washing dishes, cleaning close and showering. Flushing toilets is ok.
  • All recreation activities for today, October 29 are canceled.
  • The Registrar of Voters is still collecting drop off ballots at the Courthouse.

To report storm related damages, please contact the EOC at 985-783-5050.

For more information regarding St. Charles Parish, please visit our website at, Cox Channel 6, UVerse Channel 99, or follow us on Facebook (@stcharlesgov) and Instagram (@stcharlesgovernment).