Ascension Parish to waive electrical permits and fees

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Ascension Parish Government are waiving permits and fees for electrical hookups in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

“We want people to get their homes and lives restored to normal as quickly and as easily as possible,” said Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment. “I don’t want bureaucracy to be an obstacle.”

In the notice of waiver, President Cointment asks electric utilities to use their discretion to
determine safety when restoring power.

The waiver will remain in place until further notice.

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