Neighborhood Tips and Info

Important reminders about the French Quarter

Bike on EsplanadeShort Term Rentals and Bed & Breakfasts in the Vieux Carré are ILLEGAL. Except for licensed hotels, all rentals must exceed 60 days.

Trash – NEVER ON SUNDAY. Read the City Department of Sanitation ordinance. Set out on curb Monday-Saturday beginning @ 5:00pm. (Anytime earlier is not legal & may result in a ticket or a fine!)

Moving in or Out – You must have a police detail for security/traffic. Call the 8th District at 504-658-6722

Parking – Most non-metered parking In the Quarter is limited to two hours from 7:00am until 7:00pm unless you have a resident or guest pass. Call the Residential Parking Division at 504-658-7100 to inquire about passes.

Street Cleaning: Watch Out on Tuesday & Thursday mornings YOU WILL BE TOWED Retrieval Minimum $125:

  • Tuesdays 8-12 Noon ‘Cross Streets’ (Esplanade, etc.)
  • Thursdays 8-12 Noon ‘Long Streets’ (Bourbon, etc.)

IF YOU ARE TOWED, the City Auto Pound is located at 400 N. Claiborne Avenue, 504-585-7450

TIPS “Tracking Issues for Progress” – tell us about specific problems you have noticed and we will direct your issue to the proper authority. Complete our TIPS form here.