Oil & Gas 


Well Site Locations

In an emergency, you need emergency personnel to respond to the correct address as quickly as possible. 9-1-1 addresses have been established to handle this situation. All drilling sites within Caddo Parish are required to obtain a 9-1-1 address prior to construction. 

In order to obtain a 9-1-1 address, you must provide a site plan or map showing the location to be addressed as well as any other required information (see below).

Address Requirements

To obtain a 9-1-1 address for oil & gas site locations, applicants must submit the following items:

Additional  Information

Sites within the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) are required to submit a Sound Study. Although it is not required for sites outside the MPC (five miles beyond Shreveport City limits) it is recommended that a dust mitigation plan and noise study be submitted. If no sound study is provided, the Parish will utilize Parish Code for Maximum permissible sound levels.

Parish Municipal Codes

It is encouraged that any Oil & Gas company operating within Caddo Parish be familiar with the Caddo Parish Municipal Codes prior to selecting the location of any Oil and Gas Well.  The two chapters listed below directly relates to the operations that will be performed within the Parish of Caddo. 

Chapter 32, Article VI. Regulation of Noise Within the Unincorporated Limits of the Parish of Caddo

Chapter 34 Oil, Gas and Hydrocarbon Wells

If you have any questions, please contact the Caddo Parish Public Works Department Office (318) 226-6949.