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It is a pleasure and an honor to serve as your Mayor of the City of Ville Platte, LA. I am committing myself to being a full-time mayor

City of Ville Platte code of ordinances. Click here to read the ordinances for your city.

City of Ville Platte monthly city council meeting is held the second Tuesday of every month

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Sight: Liquid pools, discolored or abnormally dry soil, continuous bubbling in wet or flooded areas, an oily sheen on water surfaces, and vaporous fogs or blowing dirt around a pipeline area can all be indicative of a pipeline leak. Dead or discolored plants in an otherwise healthy area of vegetation or frozen ground in warm weather are other possible signs.
Sound: Volume can range from a quiet hissing to a loud roar depending on the size of the leak.
Smell: An unusual smell, petroleum odor, a smell of rotten egg, or gaseous odor will sometimes accompany a pipeline leak. Natural gas is odorless and remains so during transit to the distribution facilities where odorants are added to the gas to impart a distinct odor.

Send written request to:

City Clerk

P.O. Box 390

Ville Platte, LA 70586

Call: 1-844-503-7283

Fax: 1-844-403-7283

Recognize a Gas Leak

Jennifer Vidrine, Mayor

Report Fraud, Waste, & Abuse of Your Government Money

VILLE PLATTE/EVANGELINE PARISH-BREAKING NEWS FOR RENTERS & LANDLORDS! The Louisiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program for renters and landlords is NOW OPEN. This program will provide rental assistance to Louisiana residents who are at risk of experiencing homelessness, eviction, past due rent or housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please go to: to apply and get qualifying information. Both renters and landlords may apply. This program will be administered by the Louisiana Housing Corporation & the Office of Community Development. This program was developed to HELP YOU! Please start applying now. Pray Without Ceasing. Mayor Jennifer Vidrine.

 P. O. Box 390     126 East Main Street     Ville Platte, LA 70586          Main: (337) 363-2939  Emergency: (337) 363-3763 

City of Ville Platte

For your trash & garbage pick, call Evangeline Solid Waste Commission

(337) 363-7995 or (337) 363-7254

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Video Tour of

Ville Platte

is available

Click below to witness the beauty and wonders of the city and its surrounding areas.

Recognize a Gas pipeline leak, Click here for more information 

City of Ville Platte is a city of LOVE, WISDOM, & UNITY that is moving "Forward" with Good People, Good Food, & Good Times!


will give us faster, high-speed wireless connectivity. See pics below with Levar Greenhouse, AT&T’s Regional Director. This high-speed connectivity is critical for our residents, students, businesses and first responders. This investment by AT&T is beneficial to our entire community, especially during these Covid-19 unprecedented times of having to connect, communicate and relate via technology! MOVING VP FORWARD AT HIGH SPEED! WHOOOO! Pray Without Ceasing! Mayor Jennifer.


Click here for locations to get your COVID Vaccine.

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Events & Announcements

  • Utility Services:
                    Water / Sewer

  • Section 8: Housing Choice  Voucher
  • Center Rentals:
                     Ville Platte Civic Center
                     Martin Luther King Center
                     Grand Pavilion
                     Conference Room 

  • Occupational License
  • Permit Department
  • Tax Department
  • Human Resources / Job Opportunity

Mayor Jennifer Vidrine planning for Pocket Parks

in the City of Ville Platte

Public Spaces Survey

Ville Platte has received a grant to create a number of new public spaces, including a gazebo near City Hall and several small "pocket parks" to be installed in neighborhoods across the city.  Please help us make the most of this great opportunity by sharing your thoughts in the following quick survey.

Get involved with the planning of the pocket parks by taking the survey.  Your thoughts are important to design a pocket park unique to your neighborhood.  Click here to start the survey.  Mayor Vidrine wants to hear from you.