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City of Ruston

Hazardous Material Collection Day 2014
Hazardous Material Collection Day 2014

The once a year Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day is scheduled for May 17, 2014 at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center located about 6 miles north on Hwy 33 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Residents may bring numerous items for disposal/recycling.  This free event is sponsored by Lincoln Parish and City of Ruston. For more information contact Kevin McGivney at 318-242-7700 or email environmental@ruston.org.

Hazardous Waste Day flyer

Online Bill Pay
Online Bill Pay

The City of Ruston is now offering an On-line Bill Pay service.  This service allows you to pay your utility bill with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or a bank debit card or checking account.  There is a $2.50 per transaction fee associated with this service. Learn more. 

If you are looking for a “green” alternative to receiving a paper bill in the mail, we offer e-Billing service.  Signing up is quick and easy.  To sign up for e-Bill service contact the customer service office at 318-251-8675, or email us at customerservice@ruston.org to request additional information.

Household Hazardous Materials Monthly Collection
Household Hazardous Materials Monthly Collection

Household Hazardous Materials monthly collection is held every second Saturday of each month.  Residents and businesses can recycle all paper products along with fluorescent light bulbs, tires, batteries and white goods.  The City of Ruston and Lincoln Parish sponsor this free event at the Public Works Complex from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 am.  The Public Works Complex is located at 701 East Tennessee Avenue.  If you have any questions, please contact Environmental Services at 318-242-7703 or email publicworks@ruston.org.

Building Inspection Ordinance
Building Inspection Ordinance

The City has adopted changes to the Building Code which will make it more conservative by eliminating the requirement for periodic inspections of all electric wiring in every building in the City and by also incorporating the City’s long-standing policy that the Building Official have reasonable cause to request right of entry. 

Comparison of old and new code

Building Code Final Ordinance

Existing Building Code can be found in Chapter 8 of the Code here:  Link to Municode

Zoning Code
Zoning Code

Thank you to our citizens for your participation in the meetings and hearings to update our Zoning Code.  The Ordinance updating the November 2012 Zoning Code was adopted at the March 3, 2014 City Council meeting.  We look forward to incorporating these new provisions into the Zoning Ordinance within the next few weeks.

  

 

 Tutorial - provides tips on navigating the interactive zoning ordinance for the City of Ruston.