Property values may be frozen

Calcasieu Parish Assessor, Wendy Curphy Aguillard, and Staff, will be at the following locations:

  • DeQuincy City Hall – Thursday, July 18, from 9 a.m.-12 noon
  • Westlake City Hall – Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m.-12 noon
  • Vinton Town Hall – Tuesday, July 30, from 9 a.m.-12 noon

to provide an opportunity for our local Seniors, Disabled Veterans, and Disabled citizens to sign for “Special Assessment Level Freezes” without having to fight the “Bridge Traffic” to come to our Lake Charles office. “Special Assessment Level Freezes” freeze the value of your property against any future adjustments due to reassessment.

You need only apply if you have not previously applied for a special assessment level freeze; if your household income is less than $75,594; you have recently reached the age of 65; become a disabled Veteran with a 50% or more service connected disability, or 100% disabled through the Social Security Administration.

For more information on the qualifications to file for these “Special Assessment Level Freezes” and the documentation needed, please call the Calcasieu Parish Assessor’s Office at 337-721-3000.

*Applicants must bring proof of age, proof of disability and proof of income (as required by law) for the “Special Assessment Level Freezes”.

**May be applied for during regular office hours 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday, at the Lake Charles Office, located at 1011 Lakeshore Dr., #101 OR on Wednesday mornings 8:30 a.m.-Noon at our West Cal Satellite Office, located at 500A N. Huntington St., Sulphur.