Important Contact Information

City Council

Meet with the City Council member in whose district the event will be taking place. The Council District must first sign off before moving on to the application process

District / Councilmember Staff   Phone Email
District A, Joseph I. Giarrusso Constituent Services Director Amanda Rizzo 504-658-1002

District B, Jay H. Banks    Community Engagement Liaison Matthew Schoenberger 504-658-1029
District C, Kristin Gisleson Palmer Director of Constituent Services Mary Cunningham 504-658-1038
District D, Jared C. Brossett   Constituent Services Byron Minor 504-658-1043
District E, Cyndi Nguyen

Director of Constituent Services

Vanessa Gueringer 504-658-1054


One Stop Shop

For permitting and licensing questions and/or inquiries

Division Requests Phone
One Stop Shop Permit & license procedures / requirements 504-658-7100


Event Support Team

For questions and inquiries about the Event Support Team

Division Requests Phone
Chief Administrative Office Special Event organization, Event Support Team meeting 504-658-0907


New Orleans Police Department

(for emergencies dial 911)

Division Neighborhood Phone
Police Special Event Division (PARADES ONLY) City-wide 504-658-6201
Police District 1 Bayou St. John, Iberville, Mid-City, Tulane-Lafitte, Tulane-Gravier 504-658-6010
Police District 2 Audubon, Black Pearl, Broadmoor, Fontainbleau, Freret, Gert Town, Hollygrove, Leonidas, Uptown, West Riverside, East Carrollton 504-658-6020
Police District 3 City Park, Dillard, Dixon, Fairgrounds, Fillmore, Gentilly, Gentilly Terrace, Woods, Lake Terrace, Lake Vista, Lakeview, Lakewood, Milneburg, Navarre, Pontchartrain Park, St. Anthony, St. Bernard Area, West End 504-658-6030
Police District 4 Algiers Point, Behrman, English Turn, Federal City, Fischer, McDonogh, Old Aurora, Tall Timbers, Whitney 504-658-6040
Police District 5 Bywater, Desire, Florida, Holy Cross, Lower 9th Ward, Seventh Ward, St. Claude, St. Roch 504-658-6050
Police District 6 B.W. Cooper, Central City, East Riverside, Garden District, Irish Channel, Lower Garden, Milan, St. Thomas, Touro 504-658-6060
Police District 7 Lake Catherine, Little Woods, Pines Village, Plum Orchard, Read Blvd. East & West, Viavant, Village de Lest, West Lake Forest 504-658-6070
Police District 8 CBD, Convention Center, French Quarter, Marigny 504-658-6080


New Orleans Fire Department

(for emergencies dial 911)

If you have questions about inspections and safety requirements

Division Requests Phone
Fire Prevention Bureau Tents, Open Flames, Fire Hazards 504-658-4770


New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA)

If your event is on one or more RTA line routes

Division Requests Phone Website
Rideline Delays and Detours 504-248-3900