St. John the Baptist Parish LA

Lookup Public Records in St. John the Baptist ParishLouisiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana Overview

St. John the Baptist parish is located in the south eastern part of Louisiana in the Plantation Country region. This parish is approximately 348 square miles of which 135 square miles are water. Named after St. John the Baptist from the Bible. St. John the Baptist Parish is bordered by Tangipahoa Parish to the north, St. Charles Parish to the southeast, Lafourche Parish to the south, St. James parish to the west, and Ascension and Livingston Parishes to the northwest. As of the 2013 Census estimates the Parish had 43,761 residents. St. John the Baptist Parish has six ZIP codes, 70049, 70051, 70068, 70069, 70076, and 70084.

St. John the Baptist Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in St. John the Baptist Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Eliana DeFrancesch
2393 Highway 18, Edgard, LA 70049
Phone: 985-497-3331
Fax: 985-497-3972
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk for St. John the Baptist Parish is responsible for personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, voter registration, election results, circuit court filings, military discharges, circuit court filings, assumed names and notary public documents. These documents, aside from election results, are only purchasable by the individuals that they are about. Election results are considered public record. Documents from this office are not available online and must be purchased directly through the office itself.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related documents within the parish. This includes warranties, deeds, liens, leases and mortgages. Each of these documents is considered public record and can be requested by anyone who wants them. There is a fee involved and all documents must be requested directly at the office as no documents are available online.

The Equalization Department is responsible for assessed values related to property within the parish.
Equalization Department
1801 W. Airlane Highway Room 103, LaPlace, LA 70068
Phone: 985-652-5311
Fax: 985-652-8746
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

Assessment rolls, tax rolls, property lines, property ownership, GIS maps, aerial images, property descriptions and surveys are available from the Equalization department. These documents are available for public record, however only some of them are available online. Tax reports, millage rates as well as some graphs and charts are available online, as well as a tax calculator. Other information must be requested directly from the office.

St. John the Baptist Parish Court Records Information

Court records are not available online and must be requested directly through the office. The exceptions are arrest reports, active warrants and inmate custody reports. Court documents are generally considered public record, however and can be requested directly from the office, at any time.

St. John the Baptist County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in St. John the Baptist County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Husband and Wife – Civil Code Title IV and Matrimonial Regimes – Civil Code Title VI
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Saint John the Baptist Parish Marriage License
Location:40Th Judicial District, 2393 Hwy. 18, Edgard, Louisiana, 70049

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