Metropolitan Planning Commission

Mission Statement


The Bossier City-Parish Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) was established by Act 189 of 1954 of the Louisiana Legislature and authorized by the City of Bossier City and Bossier Parish to provide for comprehensive planning and orderly development in the City of Bossier City and the unincorporated part of Bossier Parish lying within 5 miles of the City.

MPC's mission is to provide land use management, planning and development services to protect the rights of residents and businesses choosing to locate in Bossier; to ensure public safety, health and welfare; to establish standards which are clearly communicated and consistently enforced; to preserve and enhance property values; to provide a positive climate for growth; to enhance the quality of life of area residents; to provide a public forum for thorough examination of development-related impacts; and to serve as a catalyst for broad-based community, business and public sector involvement in the planning process.

Notice of MPC Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

  • All attendees will be required to have their temperature screened before entering the Council Chamber.
  • Face coverings must be worn by attendees at all times.
  • Attendees and seating will be limited in order to comply with social distancing guidelines.
  • A Public Question/Comment Form will be available through the following Link:

    MPC Question and Comment Form.  This form will be Submitted/E-mailed to MPC for review and will be read/disclosed during the meeting. You must fill out the entire form to be considered for discussion. No foul language will be permitted and will be subject to being dismissed and/or stricken from record.

Please be patient as we all work together during this difficult time, as we will strive to allow all questions/comments to be addressed.  

Thank You,
MPC