St. Bernard Parish Government
  • St Bernard Parish Government Community Development Department news!


    What: There will be a special Planning Commission meeting regarding the proposed zoning overlay districts in Old Arabi

    When: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 at 4pm

    Where: Council Chambers, Government Complex

    Your attendance is not mandatory. The Commissioners and staff are looking to continue the discussion of the proposed zoning overlay districts for Old Arabi. Educate yourself!

    The proposal language is accessible online! Go to, under Recent News & Updates Any questions, please call us: Eric Tolle, Recovery Planner, 355-4430 or Dale Thayer, Assistant Director, 278-4299

About St. Bernard

  • Government and Resources: St. Bernard Parish is governed by a Parish President (executive branch) and a Council(legislative branch) stbernard1 form of government. The President and Council each serve four year terms. The Council consists of seven councilmembers. Five of the seven councilmembers serve as district councilmembers and two serve at large representing the eastern and western parts of the parish. The Council has regular council meetings twice per month.

    Parish President (504) 278-4227
    Council Members (504) 278-4217


dave_peralta"St. Bernard Parish Government employees take pride in serving our citizens as Public Service Professionals. We support the Code of Ethics of the American Society for Public Administration."

David E. Peralta
Parish President

Guy McInnis 5-4-12 Guy McInnis
Councilman at Large East

George Cavignac 5-4-12
George Cavignac
Councilman at Large West

Ray Lauga 5-4-12
Ray Lauga
Councilman District A

Nathan Gorbaty 5-4-12
Nathan Gorbaty
Councilman District B

Richie Lewis 5-4-12
Richard J. Lewis
Councilman District C

Casey Hunnicutt 5-4-12
Casey Hunnicutt
Councilman District D

Monty Montelongo 5-4-12
Manuel "Monty" Montelongo
Councilman District E