Vermilion Parish Alert System

Stay Informed with the New Alert System!
The launch of the new alert system is designed to keep you informed directly from the Vermilion Parish Police Jury and Vermilion Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness office.

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We are actively seeking to get in touch with certain property owners. If you have any information regarding these property owners, please ask them to contact the City of Abbeville’s Tax Department at 337-898-4212 or 337-898-4211. Below is the link to the DELINQUENT TAX LIST, which includes all delinquent property owners. If your property is on this list, please take the necessary steps to address this matter promptly.


Phase 1 of road construction is set to commence within the city of Abbeville this week. Work will include a portion of former state highway 14 and highway 82 which were part of the road transfer agreement with DOTD, executed in late 2023. Phase 1 of the project will encompass approximately 1.7 miles of roadway repairs within the city limits of Abbeville’s. These roads will be under construction in the coming days, with an estimated completion by fall of 2024

The City of Abbeville receives Strategic Planning Award from Delta Regional Authority

Great things are happening! We’re delighted to share that Abbeville has been chosen by the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) in the second-round of Strategic Planning Awards. The program aims to create more resilient and healthier communities throughout the United States by helping to grow local economies from the middle out and bottom up, so that no one has to leave home to find opportunity.
The City of Abbeville has been awarded $150,000 for strategic planning focused on developing effective strategies to address job creation, entrepreneurship, and equity.

Join Our Team: Apply for Jobs in the City of Abbeville!

Are you searching for a job in Abbeville? We have opportunities for you!

How to Apply

To apply, just visit our website and click on the “Jobs” tab. You’ll find a list of current openings with job descriptions. Follow the instructions to submit your application.

Always Accepting Applications

Even if there aren’t any openings right now, we still want to hear from you. Send in your application, and we’ll keep it on file for future opportunities.

Mayor White Answers Questions about Complete Street Demonstration

As we wrap up the complete demonstration in downtown, it is important to respond to the complaints and questions received about what is going on downtown. The cones and barricades can be confusing and uncomfortable for people, but we have gathered some valuable input during this exercise that will be evaluated and discussed ahead of […]

Important Alert Information

We want to inform you that we are no longer using Nixle as our alert system for sharing updates and important information. Nixle, previously utilized by Vermilion Parish Police Jury, has served us well in the past, but it’s time for a change. They are actively searching for a new and improved alert system that […]

VPPJ’s Debris Pickup Schedule

Vermilion Parish Police Jury has released an updated schedule on roadside debris pickup. This is the map and schedule for each side of the city.
Click here for a closer look at the map and schedule.

Utility Customer Warning:
Third Party Payment Site

We have identified a website that falsely claims to be an official online payment portal for the City of Abbeville. Please be aware that if you choose to use a third-party website like to pay your utility bills there is a delay in receipt of the payment to your account. This delay could lead to late fees and disconnection of your utility services. We do not endorse or its affiliates and cannot waive additional charges or issues caused by using their service.

We strongly recommend using the City of Abbeville’s official payment portal for online transactions.Β