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Curfews Throughout Acadiana

Curfews Throughout Acadiana

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 10:13 AM
Updated: Aug 31, 2020 5:49 PM


All of Acadia Parish will be under a curfew for August 26th (Wednesday) and August 27th (Thursday) from Dusk till Dawn.


VIille Platte Citywide Curfew effective Wednesday, 8pm-5am for EVERYONE , Adults, Minors & Businesses, until urther notice.


The curfew for Iberia Parish has been terminated as of 5a.m. August 31, 2020



UPDATE (8/27/2020) - Lafayette Parish Curfew Extended

Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory has extended the curfew throughout Lafayette Parish today starting at 8 p.m. and ending tomorrow morning at 6 a.m. The curfew will help keep roads clear to allow crews to safely work while cleaning up storm debris.A signed order by Mayor-President Josh Guillory will follow.


Mayor-President Josh Guillory has imposed a curfew for all public places within Lafayette Parish during the hours of 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM from August 26 - 27.


UPDATE: 8/27/2020 1:58 pm OPELOUSAS – St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard announced the parish-wide curfew has been cancelled effective August 27. The cleanup of debris in the parish from Hurricane Laura is underway and proceeding quickly.

OPELOUSAS – St. Landry Parish Government has extended the parish-wide curfew until further notice to allow clean up and utility crews to complete their work safely. There are numerous reports throughout the parish of downed powerlines and trees, as well as flood roadways. All citizens are encouraged to remain at home and not to travel until it is safe to do so

OPELOUSAS – St. Landry Parish has issued a parish-wide curfew beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m., and again on Thursday, August 27, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The curfew applies to pedestrian and vehicular traffic except essential emergency vehicles and personnel. It does not apply to anyone going to or from their place of employment for purposes of work or any other critical or essential business activity. The curfew includes all municipalities in the parish.

Parish president Jessie Bellard has also issued a burn ban in the parish starting Wednesday, August 26, until all power is restored in the parish.


Update: Curfew Cancelled For St. Martin Parish

(St. Martinville, LA.)-Effective immediately, Parish President Chester Cedars has rescinded the curfew for St. Martin Parish that was set for this evening, August 27, 2020.

For anyone needing further information or assistance related to Hurricane Laura, please contact the St. Martin Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness by calling (337) 394-2808.

Due to Hurricane Laura, Parish President Chester Cedars will be imposing a curfew for St. Martin Parish beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 8:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. Thursday, and Thursday, August 27, 2020, from 6:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. on Friday.



UPDATE: Sheriff Mike Couvillon has lifted the curfew that was implemented for Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville - Due to the severe weather expected with Hurricane Laura, the city of Abbeville will have a curfew in effect from 10:00 p.m. tonight (August 26, 2020) until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow (August 27, 2020). The curfew applies to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic, with the exception of emergency vehicles and personnel. This does not apply to anyone traveling to and from work or conducting essential city business activity. Curfews for tomorrow and any following day will be declared on a daily, based on ongoing conditions.

Chief Spearman would also like to remind all of the citizens that we are there, 24 hours a day, to serve you. We encourage all of our citizens to stay vigilant and contact us if you need. In addition to dialing 911, you can contact us at 893-2511. You may contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous. Citizens may also send anonymous tips through the Tip411 system at the department’s Facebook page @ Department/, the official web page @ by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” link provided or through the official Abbeville Police Department app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Village of Maurice

UPDATE: The curfew for the Village of Maurice is no longer in effect effective Friday August 28, 2020.

City of New Iberia

The City of New Iberia will continue the city-wide curfew due to power outages from 10:00pm Until 6:00am effective Thursday, August 27, 2020 until Friday, August 28, 2020. If extended, another press release will be sent.

Emergency personnel will be allowed on the roadways during the set curfew times. The New Iberia Police Department reminds citizens to stay safe throughout the aftermath of the storm.

The non-emergency number for the New Iberia Police Department is (337) 369-2306

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