ARTICLE III


FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS


SEC.

8-036.00 Fire Protection District No. 1

    

    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "Fire Protection District No. 1, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana," which shall comprise and embrace all of the territory within the boundaries of Wards 8 and 9 of the Parish as they existed on February 17, 1977, excluding that portion of land included in Fire Protection District No. 11 of said date. (Ord. No. 632, Bk. 7, P. 547; Ord. No. 690, adopted 02/17/77)

CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Wards 8 and 9.
EDITORIAL NOTATION:
New Subsections 8-036.00(a) and (b) added to the Code of Ordinances under the authority of Ordinance No. 92-1551, adopted 01/16/92.

    a) By virtue of the authority of Part I, Chapter 7, Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, the boundaries of Fire Protection District No. 1, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, are hereby amended to exclude the following described area from its boundaries, to-wit:


    Commence at the intersection of the centerline of the west mouth of West Pearl River with the northerly shoreline of the Rigolets, the point of beginning. Thence from the point of beginning, proceed northerly along the centerline of the west mouth of West Pearl River to the intersection of the centerline of West Pearl River; thence proceed northerly along the centerline of West Pearl River to the intersection of the centerline of Salt Bayou; thence proceed west to the intersection of the centerline of Highway 433; thence proceed southeasterly to the northernmost intersection centerline of Highway 433 and centerline of Highway 90; thence proceed northeasterly along Highway 90 to a point approximately 5000 feet north of the intersection of Highway 433 and Highway 90; thence proceed along a line to its intersection with the centerline of the Geohegan Canal; thence proceed south westerly along the centerline of the Geohegan Canal to its intersection with the north ernmost shore of the Rigolets; thence proceed easterly along said shore to the point of beginning. (Ord. No. 92-1551, adopted 01/16/92)

    b)    The District has constituted since its creation (01/17/52), and shall continue to constitute, a public corporation and political subdivision of the State of Louisiana, and has had since its creation, and shall continue, to have all rights, powers and privileges granted by and conferred by the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana to fire protection districts, including the authority to incur debt, issue bonds and levy taxes. (Ord. No. 92-1551, adopted 01/16/92)

SEC.

8-036.01 Appointments To Fire Protection District No. 1


    The District geographically encompasses Wards 8 and 9. There shall be two (2) appointments by the Parish of St. Tammany. The two (2) members shall consist of persons that are residents of, and domiciled within the jurisdictional boundaries of Wards 8 and 9. The Councilpersons of Wards 8 and 9 geographical boundaries shall have the authority to nominate one (1) member for appointment by the Council; there shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 632, Bk. 7, P. 547; Ord. 690, adopted 2/17/77; amended by Ord. No. 88-972, adopted 07/21/88; amended by Ord. No. 00- 0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

8-037.00 Fire Protection District No. 2


EDITORIAL NOTATION: Fire Protection District No. 2 as originally created by Ord. No. 683-A encompassed the entire Ward 1 of St. Tammany Parish. Ord. No. 88-949 redistricted and divided Fire Protection District No. 2 into two Fire Districts being Fire Protection District No. 2 (southerly) and Fire Protection District No. 13 (northerly). See Section 8-037.00 for the new boundaries for Fire Protection District No. 2 and Section 8-048.00 for boundaries of the new Fire Protection District No. 13.

    The Police Jury of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, does hereby redistrict Fire Protection District No. 2 by altering and changing the existing boundaries; the boundaries of Fire Protection District No. 2 new shall be South of Interstate 12, including the Town of Madisonville and Flower Estates Subdivision, which is North of Interstate 12, and [to] read as follows:

    Commencing at the intersection of the South right-of-way of I-12 and the West boundary of St. Tammany Parish and Ward 1, also being the point of beginning; thence South along the West boundary of St. Tammany Parish and Ward 1 to the intersection with the North shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain; thence East along said North shoreline to its intersection with the mouth of the Tchefuncte River; thence follow the meanderings of said River upstream to the Northeast corner of Flowers Estates Subdivision; thence North 89 degrees 28 minutes West, 1,232.2 feet; thence South 21.8 feet; thence North 89 degrees 02 minutes West, 1,005.5 feet; thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes East, 229.1 feet to the North boundary of Section 47, Township 7 South, Range 11 East. Thence along said North boundary North 89

degrees 22 minutes West, 1,010.2 feet to the intersection with the Southeast right-of- way of LA Hwy. 21; thence Southwest along said Southeast right-of-way to its intersection with the South right-of-way of Interstate 12; thence along said South right- of-way in a Northwest direction to the West boundary of St. Tammany Parish and Ward 1, also the Point of Beginning.
(Ord. No. 623-A, Bk 7, P. 519 repealed; replaced by Ord. No. 88-949, adopted 06/16/88)

SEC.

8-037.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

8-038.00 Fire Protection District No. 3


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "Fire Protection District No. 3 of the Parish of St. Tammany, Louisiana," whose boundaries shall be the same of the Seventh Ward as it existed on April 15, 1954. (Created by Resolution dated 04/15/54)
CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Ward 7.
                                    
SEC.

8-038.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).

SEC.

8-039.00 Fire Protection District No. 4


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 4," whose boundaries shall coincide with the boundaries of Ward Four as it existed on January 16, 1958, including the Town of Mandeville. (Created by Resolution dated 01/14/58)

    Boundaries amended to include the following described area, commonly known as River Oaks Subdivision, to-wit:

    River Oaks Subdivision:

    Commencing at the intersection of Bayou Monga and the Tchefuncte River, thence go upstream along the meanderings of Bayou Monga to I-12, thence go east on I-12 to U.S. Highway 190, thence go south on U.S. Highway 190 to Ponchitolawa Creek, thence follow the meanderings of Ponchitolawa Creek downstream to the Tchefuncte River, thence follow the meanderings of the Tchefuncte River upstream to Bayou Monga and the point of beginning. (Ord. No. 02-0559, adopted 10/10/2002)

CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Ward 4.

SEC.

8-039.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members. The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and

appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. There shall be two (2) members appointed by the Town of Mandeville Council. Once appointed, the four (4) members shall select an individual to serve as the final member and Board Chairman. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).

SEC.

8-040.00 Fire Protection District No. 5


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District No. 5," whose boundaries shall be as follows:

    Beginning at the northwest corner of St. Tammany Parish, being the corner common to St. Tammany, Washington and Tangipahoa Parishes, measure southeasterly along the boundary line between Washington and St. Tammany Parishes to the line between Sections 19 and 20, Township 4 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish; thence measure southerly along the Section line between Sections 19 and 20, Sections 29 and 30, and Sections 31 and 32, Township 4 South, Range 11 East; and continue southerly along the section line between Sections 5 and 6, Township 5 South, Range 11 East, to its intersection with Pigeon Roost Creek, thence following the meanderings of Pigeon Roost Creek and Simalousa Creek to the intersection with the south line of Section 36, Township 6 South, Range 11 East, thence measure westerly with the line between Sections 36 and 18, Township 6 South, Range 11 East; and continue westerly with the line between Sections 2 and 35, 3 and 34, 4 and 33, and 5 and 32, Township 6 South, Range 10 East, to the Tchefuncte River; thence measure northerly along the meandering of the center of the Tchefuncte River to the point of beginning. (Ord. No. 504, Bk. 6, P. 517; Ord. No. 701, adopted 03/24/77)

SEC.

8-040.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members. The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. There shall be two (2) members appointed by the Village of Folsom. Once appointed, the four (4) members shall select an individual to serve as the final member and Board Chairman. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).
    
SEC.

8-041.00 Fire Protection District No. 6


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "Fire Protection District No. 6 of the Parish of St. Tammany, Louisiana," the boundaries of which shall be as follows:

    Beginning at the intersection of the boundary line between Washington and St. Tammany Parishes and the section line between Sections 19 and 20, Township 4 South, Range 11 East, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, measure southeasterly along the said boundary line between Washington and St. Tammany Parishes to the line dividing Wards 2 and 5 of St. Tammany Parish in Section 2, Township 4 South, Range 11 East; thence follow southeasterly the meanderings of the Second Ward Line to its intersection with the line dividing Wards 2 and 3 in Section 31, Township 5 South, Range 11 East; thence west along said dividing line to the Simalousa Creek in Section 36, Township 5 South, Range 10 East; thence north along the meanderings of Simalousa Creek and Pigeon Roost Creek to the section line between Sections 5 and 6, Township 4 South, Range 10 East; thence, north along the section line dividing

Sections 31 and 32, 29 and 30, and 19 and 20, Township 4 South, Range 11 East, to the point of beginning. (Ord. No. 505, Bk. 6, P. 518, adopted 09/17/70)

SEC.

8-041.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).
    
SEC.

8-042.00 Fire Protection District No. 7


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "Fire Protection District No. 7 of the Parish of St. Tammany, Louisiana" whose boundaries shall be the entire Sixth Ward of the Parish as it exists on the adoption date of the ordinance from which this section is derived. (Ord. No. 535, Bk. 7, P. 135)

CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Ward 6.

SEC. 8-042.01    Board of Commissioners

    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

8-043.00 Fire Protection District No. 8


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 8" whose boundaries shall coincide with the boundaries of Ward 10 as said ward existed on May 7, 1974. (Ord. No. 594, Bk. 7, P. 399)

CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Ward 10.

SEC. 8-043.01    Board of Commissioners

    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. There shall be two (2) members appointed by the Town of Abita Springs. Once appointed, the four (4) members shall select an individual to serve as the final member and Board Chairman. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).

SEC.

8-044.00 Fire Protection District No. 9


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District No. 9" whose boundaries shall be as follows:

    Northern boundary line to be Bogue Chitto River down to Dobsons Slue, to Mississippi State Line and existing boundaries East, West and South of Precinct 1, Ward 5, as used to voting as of November 18, 1976. (Ord. No. 675, Bk. 8, P. 201)

SEC. 8-044.01    Board of Commissioners


    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

8-045.00 Fire Protection District No. 10


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 10" whose boundaries shall be as follows:

    A portion of Ward Five, St. Tammany Parish from the meanderings of Bogue Chitto River East to Hell's Gate Bayou, thence north to Mississippi State Line; the boundary line between Washington and St. Tammany Parishes, thence east along said boundary between Washington and St. Tammany Parishes to the Bogue Chitto River. All references to Ward 5 in this section are to Ward 5 as it existed on December 16, 1976. (Ord. No. 681, Bk. 8, P. 220)

SEC.

8-045.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. There shall be two (2) members appointed by the Town of Sun Aldermen. Once appointed, the four (4) members shall select an individual to serve as the final member and Board Chairman. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).

SEC.

8-046.00 Fire Protection District No. 11


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as "St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 11. (Ord. No. 81-266, adopted 09/17/81)

SEC.

8-046.01 Clarification of Boundaries


    By virtue of the authority conferred by Part I, Chapter 7, Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statues of 1950 and other constitutional and statutory authority supplemental thereto, the boundaries of Fire Protection District No. 11 of the Parish of St. Tammany, State of Louisiana, are hereby clarified to compromise and embrace within its boundaries that area of the Parish of St. Tammany, State of Louisiana (including the municipality of Pearl River), within the following described boundaries, to-wit:

    Commencing at the section common to Section 13 and 42, T8S, R14E and Sections 18 and 37, T8S, R15E, thence go due east to the west bank of the Pearl River; thence follow the meanderings of the west bank of the Pearl River upstream to its intersection with the south boundary of Ward 6; thence go along the south boundary of Ward 6 in a westerly direction to its intersection with the Illinois Central & Gulf Railroad; thence follow the Illinois Central & Gulf Railroad southeast to its intersection with the section line common to Sections 16 and 17, T8S, R14E; thence go east to the point of beginning.

    All as set forth on a map in the Office of Development, St. Tammany Parish Administrative Complex, 428 East Boston Street, Covington, Louisiana. (Ord. No. 95-2190, adopted 04/20/95)
    

SEC.

8-046.02 Name, Status and Powers



    
The Fire Protection District No. 11 has constituted since February 17, 1977, and shall continue to have al rights, powers and privileges granted by and conferred by the Constitution and statutes of the State of Louisiana to such corporations, including the authority to incur debt, issue bonds and levy taxes. (Ord. No. 95-2190, adopted 04/20/95)

SEC. 8-046.03 Board of Commissioners

    The Board shall be comprised of five (5) members. The Parish is authorized to appoint two (2) members. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated by joint concurrence of the Parish President and the Council members from the District(s) protected by said Fire Protection District, and thereafter appointed by the Council. There shall be two (2) members appointed by the Town of Pearl River. Once appointed, the four (4) members shall select an individual to serve as the final member and Board Chairman. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000).

SEC.

8-047.00 Fire Protection District No. 12


    There is hereby created a Fire Protection District to be known as “St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12", whose boundaries shall be the entire Third Ward of the Parish as it existed on April 28, 1977, including the City of Covington, Louisiana. (Ord. No. 706, adopted 04/28/77)

CROSS REFERENCE NOTE: See Chapter 2-017.00 for description of boundaries of Ward 10.

SEC.

8-047.01 Amended Boundaries


    In Compliance with the provisions of Part I, Chapter 7, Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and other constitutional and statutory authority supplemental thereto, the boundaries of St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District No. 12, created by Ord. No. 706 adopted by this Police Jury on April 28, 1977, be and the same are hereby changed and altered so as to include in the corporate boundaries of said Fire Protection District the following described area, to-wit:

    All of Ward 3 of St. Tammany Parish as presently constituted but excluding all areas included within the present corporate limits of the City of Covington.
(Ord. No. 84-62, adopted 03/15/84)

    Boundaries also amended to exclude the following described area, commonly known as River Oaks Subdivision, to-wit:

    River Oaks Subdivision:

    Commencing at the intersection of Bayou Monga and the Tchefuncte River, thence go upstream along the meanderings of Bayou Monga to I-12, thence go east on I-12 to U.S. Highway 190, thence go south on U.S. Highway 190 to Ponchitolawa Creek, thence follow the meanderings of Ponchitolawa Creek downstream to the Tchefuncte River, thence follow the meanderings of the Tchefuncte River upstream to Bayou Monga and the point of beginning. (Ord. No. 02-0559, adopted 10/10/2002)

SEC.

8-047.02 Name, Status and Powers


    The said Fire Protection District shall continue to be known and designated as "St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12", and shall continue to constitute a public corporation and political subdivision of the State of Louisiana, and as such, shall have all the powers incidental thereto as granted by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of

Louisiana, including the authority to incur debt, to issue bonds and to levy taxes and assessments. (Ord. No. 84-62, adopted 03/15/84)

SEC.

8-047.03 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 84-62, adopted 03/15/84; amended by Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)

SEC.

8-048.00 Fire Protection District No. 13


EDITORIAL NOTATION: Fire Protection District No. 2 as originally created by Ord. No. 683-A encompassed the entire Ward 1 of St. Tammany Parish. Ord. No. 88-949 redistricted and divided Fire Protection District No. 2 into two Fire Districts being Fire Protection District No. 2 (southerly) and Fire Protection District No. 13 (northerly). See Section 8-037.00 for the new boundaries for Fire Protection District No. 2 and Section 8-048.00 for boundaries of the new Fire Protection District No. 13.

    The Police Jury of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, does hereby redistrict Fire Protection District No. 2 by altering and changing the existing boundaries. Now created from the redistricting is Fire Protection District No. 13 which boundaries shall be North of Interstate 12, including all of Interstate 12 and excluding Flower Estates Subdivision, and [to] read as follows:

    Commencing at the intersection of the South right-of-way of Interstate 12 and the West boundary of St. Tammany Parish and Ward 1 also the point of beginning; thence Southeast along said right-of-way to its intersection with the Southeast right-of-way of LA Hwy. 21; thence along said Southeast right-of-way in a Northeasterly direction to the North boundary of Section 47, Township 7 South, Range 11 East, also being the Northwest corner of Flower Estates Subdivision; thence along said North boundary South 89 degrees 02 minutes East, 1,010.2 feet; thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes West, 229.1 feet; thence South 89 degrees 02 minutes East, 1,005.5 feet; thence North 21.8 feet; thence South 89 degrees 28 minutes East, 1,232.2 feet to the Tchefuncte River, also being the North East corner of Flower Estates Subdivision; thence meandering upstream to its intersection with the West boundary of St. Tammany Parish, also being the Northwest corner of Ward 1; thence South along said West boundary of St. Tammany Parish and Ward 1 to its intersection with the South right-of-way of Interstate 12, also the Point of Beginning.
(Ord. No. 88-949, adopted 06/16/88)

SEC.

8-048.01 Board of Commissioners


    The Board of Commissioners shall be comprised of five (5) members. There shall be four (4) members nominated and appointed by the Parish Council. There shall be one (1) member nominated and appointed by the Parish President. (Ord. No. 00-0157, adopted 06/01/2000)



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