Southwest Louisiana Regional Planning Development Commission
Southwest Louisiana
Regional Planning Commission
Click on any Parish to learn more
Beauregard Parish Allen Parish Calcasieu Parish Jeff Davis Parish Cameron Parish

IMCAL Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy 2021

CEDS 2021

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Southwest Louisiana Parishes

Allen - Beauregard - Calcasieu - Cameron - Jefferson Davis

Click here for the full report     

Comprehensive Master Plans

Beauregard Parish
Town of Oberlin
City of Lake Charles

Click on the Master Plan for the City, Town, or Parish you'd like to learn more about »


Master Plan

Town of Oberlin »


Master Plan

City of Lake Charles »


Master Plan

Beauregard Parish »

Flooding Survey

Please take a minute and fill out this survey to get repeat flooding locations in our region.

Take our anonymous survey here »

Who We Are

The Regional Planning Commission (RPC) serves as the designated Economic Development District (EDD) for Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jeff Davis Parishes, as well as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for greater Lake Charles. Our primary goal is the continued growth and development of Southwest Louisiana.

Learn more about us »

Recreating Charleston

Contemporary Urban Design

An inspiring presentation by Joseph P. Riley about the successes and challenges in urban development.

Louisiana's Transportation Future

Matt Griffin - Futurist, 311 Institute

Futurist Matthew Griffin discusses the future of mobility and transportation, highlighting technologies and trends that are reshaping the transportation industry.

How We Got The Interstate System

"We didn't build the interstate system to connect New York to Los Angeles because the West Coast was a priority. No, we webbed the highways so people can go to multiple places and invent ways of doing things not thought of by the persons building the roads."

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Engage - Identify - Plan - Implement

Our mission is to
ENGAGE our members,
IDENTIFY their needs, wants & shovel ready projects,
PLAN for those projects &
IMPLEMENT those plans with sustainability & resiliency.