Guidelines to Opening Your Business

Guidelines on Opening Your Business

Frequently Asked Questions Does My Business Meet Certain Zoning requirements? Verify zoning before you lease or buy. For zoning questions, permitted uses, those uses allowed by special exception, parking, and sign permits call (318) 473-1371 or (318) 473-1373. For landscaping, floodzone and siteplan reviews call (318) 473-1170. What types of businesses are required to have …

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Sales Tax 0 % State of Louisiana 0 % City of Alexandria 0 % Total Sales Tax Rate Example If the total purchase is $50.00, the sales tax would be $4.98  ($50*.0995) There are a number of exclusions and exemptions from the sales tax. Various statutory exemptions and exclusions have been partially and temporarily suspended …

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Utility Rates

City of Alexandria rate report schedules Customers served by Alexandria Utility Systems include electric, gas, water, wastewater and sanitation services. The rate schedules listed in this report were set by ordinance 203-2015 on Dec. 18, 2015, with agreed upon increases, the last of which went into effect on March 1, 2018. UTILITY RATES View Residential and Commercial …

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Development Incentives

Utility Incentives to Support Economic Development & Job Creation (a) Utility incentives may be offered to eligible facilities or preferred facilities that qualify as determined by the city’s economic development initiatives and goals. The amount of discount to be offered will be determined using the following table for new value and new employment (table 1) …

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Recreation in Alexandria, LA


The City of Alexandria offers recreational opportunities to satisfy every need.  We are extremely proud of our youth sports programs which take place at one of our state of the art recreation complexes. The Links on the Bayou golf course was named Louisiana’s #1 Municipal Golf Course by Golf Digest.  There are numerous municipal parks …

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