City buildings close to public after returning to Phase 2


Source: City of Natchitoches

By order of the Mayor of the City of Natchitoches, effective Monday, Dec. 7 all access to city buildings will be restricted to the public for the safety of the employees and citizens until further notice.   This restriction on access to City buildings includes the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center and the Utility Service Center where customers make utility payments.

The Youth Basketball League for the City of Natchitoches will be postponed until further notice. For further information or questions regarding the Youth Basketball League, contact the Recreation Department at (318)357-3892.

The lobby of the Utility Center will close to the public, however, employees are available to assist in collecting payments, new service connections, disconnections and transfers.

The first two lanes of the drive thru are open for utility payments. The third lane is set up to assist those customers needing new service connection, disconnection or a transfer.

For faster service during this time, utility payments can be made in the following ways:

  • Credit card payments can be made via telephone (VISA and MasterCard ONLY)
  • Check payments can be put in the drop box located in the last drive thru lane

As always, the City offers online bill pay for utility customers 24/7.  To sign up for online bill pay, visit

For further information or questions regarding utility payments, contact the Utility Service Center at (318)357-3830.