Dear LRA Members,
As the parade season kicks into gear this weekend, we can expect increased compliance measures from various regulators—specifically those in the public safety realm.
First, the Fire Marshal will check that premise capacities are being followed and will have deputy marshals in the field.
The Louisiana Alcohol Tobacco Control (ATC) will have agents performing compliance checks to verify permits and monitor the sale of alcohol and tobacco products to minors. To avoid citations or more serious repercussions, please review these reminders for alcohol-permitted establishments, particularly along the parade routes.
A few suggestions include:
Is Your Private Contract Security Company Licensed?
Louisiana requires private security companies to be licensed and security officers registered. The Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners has shared a letter explaining the license and registration requirements and a sample of a specimen security officer's license. Read more here.
Safety Tips from Carnival Vets
With the volume of parade-goers flooding the French Quarter, St. Charles corridor, Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie, and other cities across the state, ensuring the safety of your staff and customers is of the utmost importance.
Here are some tips from LRA member restaurant owners and Mardi Gras veterans:
If there’s a tip we’ve overlooked that you’d like to share, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SVP of Communications