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Cameron Parish, Louisiana

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Cameron Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. The parish seat is Cameron and as of 2000, the population was 9,991. It is part of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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The good

  • Information on elected officials is included, along with contact information.[1]
  • Information on administrative officials is included, along with contact information.[2]
  • Information on permits and zoning is available.[3][4]

The bad

  • Budget information is not online.
  • Parish audits, contracts, and tax information are not available.
  • No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.
  • There is no search function on the website.

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