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Welcome to the official web site for the City of Natchitoches, Louisiana, established in 1714 as the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase.

We hope you will find this web site helpful to you whether you are a potential resident looking to make a home in Natchitoches, an entrepreneur wanting to do business in the community or a visitor seeking more information on the many festivals and amenities found within this region.

If the City of Natchitoches can be of further assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact City Hall at (318) 352-2772 or e-mail





The City of Natchitoches will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 13, 2018 to discuss the Garbage and Recycling Contract.  The meeting will be held at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana. The public hearing will begin at 4:30 p.m. until the start of the City Council meeting at

5:30 p.m., and will resume at the conclusion of the City Council meeting.

City Wide Burn Ban Lifted

The Burn Ban for the City of Natchitoches has been lifted, effective Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Property owners and residents can resume normal legal open burning practices. Please keep in mind there are still some areas where residents should exercise caution when burning. If the material to be burned is of a large amount or area, please notify your local fire department of your intention to burn this large amount of debris or material.

The City of Natchitoches Fire Department appreciates the public’s cooperation during this time.






2017 Water We Drink Report
The annual Consumer Confidence Report "Water We Drink" can be viewed by clicking the link above.  This report will remain on the main homepage under announcements until 8/1/18.  After this date, the report can be located on the right column on the home page or the Utility Department subpage.  





The City of Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Regional Airport hereby announces its FY 2016-2018 Triennial DBE Goal for 
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction projects as indicated below:

FY 16: No Project

FY 17:  No Project

FY 18:  11.95% DBE Goal
            Seal Coat on RW 7-25

Overall Three-Year DBE Goal FY16-FY18: 11.95%








2014 Christmas Festival Poster

Click here to view the
Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster.