Local Services

Litter, Blight, and Other Public Nuisances


City of New Orleans Streetlights Divisionimage

The Streetlights division of the Public Works departments handles reports of streetlights that are out. moreCall 504-658-8080 or see link below. less

City of New Orleans Code Enforcementimage

A resource that provides code enforcement information for the city of New Orleans.

New Orleans Code Enforcement Handbook (.pdf)image

The Office of Recovery & Development Administration’s Housing Code Enforcement Handbook outlines the City’s homeowner maintenance requirements and code enforcement process.

NORA Blighted Property Searchimage

This New Orleans Redevelopment Authority online mapping service allows residents to search for images and data on blighted New Orleans properties. moreThe online map provides constantly updated information on blighted properties in all stages of adjudication, expropriation or sale by The Road Home program, the city and NORA, a state-chartered neighborhood revitalization agency.Users can search by address, neighborhood or by a property’s legal status. less

Report Littering/Dumping in New Orleans

Call the Sanitation Department at 504-658-3800.

Report Blight in New Orleansimage

To report a blighted property in New Orleans call 311 from a land line or call the Code Enforcement Department at (504) 658-4300. moreThe Code Enforcement section of the City Hall website includes information on blight and code enforcement procedures. less

Debris Along State Highways

To report debris along state highways, call the state Department of Transportation and Development at (985) 375-0100.

Graffiti Hotline

To report graffiti, call 504-486-9694 and leave the location.

Jefferson Parish Blighted Property Hotline

Call 504-736-8380 to report blight in Jefferson Parish.

New Orleans Quality of Life Officers

District Phone Officer
1st 658-6010 main
2nd 658-6020 Officer Edgar Staehle
3rd 658-6030 Officer Patrick Smith
4th 658-6040 Officer Chetley Ballex
5th 658-6050 Officer Spencer
6th 658-6060 Officer Joseph Joia
7th 658-6070 main
8th 658-6080 Officer Colin Munster

Report Littering or Dumping

Call the state’s toll-free hotline to report litter, 1-888-LITRBUG (1-888-548-7284).