Initiatives

Initiatives

St. Tammany Parish Government works every day to enrich the lives of our residents thorugh iniitiatives that touch on every aspect of everyday life here in St. Tammany. Quality of life, recreation, preservation and conservation, community support, public health and economic development. 

Path to the Future

Path to the Future - Thoroughfare Plan

Upon implementation, this plan will take a focused, systematic approach to making Capital Road Improvements. This is a visionary plan that includes improvements of existing roadways, and the design and creation of future roads to ultimately increase capacity, traffic flow and safety.

Development Code Rewrite - Public Comment Draft

These new devlopment standards will incorporate changes to the ordinances to create a streamlined, organized  development process and improve regulations in several areas including, building code, drainage and flood control, health and santiation and zoning. In establishing these standards, every structure built in St. Tammany will reflect well thought out parameters to encourage, maintain and institute a unique and indentifiable image for residential and commercial development in our community.  

Progress

St. Tammany Parish Government, under the leadership of Parish President Pat Brister, works hard every day to improve this Parish's infrastructure. The Parish continues to make improving our roads and drainage a top priority, year in and year out. The map on this page is a graphical depiction of what's happening now, and as projects get completed and as infrastructure is improved, the map will be updated with all the great accomplishments our team members achieve.

 

Safe Haven

Safe Haven will serve as a comprehensive multi- faceted program and a  single point of entry into the BH continuum of care for law enforcement, the judiciary  and local area hospitals. Safe Haven will provide a collaborative healing environment for the behavioral health continuum by creating a high-quality, coordinated, sustainable and humane network of care anchored in St. Tammany Parish.

Keep St. Tammany Beautiful

To engage every citizen in the protection, cultivation, and preservation of the inherent beauty of St. Tammany Parish in order to maintain and enrich our quality of life, while strengthening the fabric of our Parish through collaborative partnerships, outreach, education, responsibility and community service.

Camp Salmen Nature Park

Camp Salmen is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, year-round. Within miles of nature trails, visitors can observe animals such as deer, migratory and residential birds, and numerous reptiles. Lush and abundant plant life offers the curious, budding ecologist, an outdoor classroom.

Tammany Trails

Tammany Trails encompasses all trailways throughout St. Tammany Parish. It is the network of natural byways, both primitive, and improved, that can take you on an amazing journey, so close to home.

St. Tammany Fishing Pier

The St. tammany Fishing Pier, located at 54001 E. Howze Beach Road near Slidell, is just one of the many places we love to gather for a day of recreation, to sight-see or to just sit back and relax. We look forward to having generations of families enjoy the pier for many years to come.

Tammany Trace

Originally a corridor for the Illinois Central Railroad, the Trace now is an earth-friendly hike and bike trail stretching from downtown Covington, through Abita Springs, Mandeville and Lacombe and ending in Slidell. Our diverse community is connected by the Trace and our bountiful heritage that makes us uniquely the Northshore. 

Water Quality

St Tammany Parish has created a Watershed Management Program with a mission to protect and enhance water quality in St Tammany Parish through a targeted watershed approach.