Mayor Lumumba’s Sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order is still in effect for the City of Jackson. It is not rendered suspended or unenforceable by the Governor’s latest Executive Order – No. 1525.

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Is the property owner responsible for a sewer back-up?

The property owner is responsible for the line that services his/her building up to the property line. However, if a blockage occurs in the service line but is unknown where the blockage is taking place (private or public property), the property owner must make an effort to free the blockage, at his/her expense. This may … Continued

Does the city replace driveway pipes?

No, the City is not responsible for replacing driveway pipes; it is the responsibility of the property owner. It is also the responsibility of the property owner to keep driveway pipes clear of any debris; however the City will assist with keeping driveway pipes clean. If a driveway pipe is clogged and needs to be … Continued

Who do I contact to repair a utility cut?

The Water/Sewer Division cuts and removes sections of City streets and sidewalks to repair their water & sewer utility lines. Once their utility lines have been repaired, the Infrastructure Management Division is responsible for repairing those utility cuts with asphalt and/or concrete once Water/Sewer Division has completed their repairs. To have these cuts repaired with … Continued

Who do I call to have a parking meter space(s) reserved?

Parking meters can be reserved and bagged for special events, meetings and other activities performed by vendors, organizations, and businesses. Parking meters cannot be reserved by individuals. Parking meters may be reserved at a cost of $5.00 per parking meter per day. To reserve a parking meter, please call 601-960-1168.

Who do I call if a parking meter is damaged or malfunctioning?

The Infrastructure Management Division is responsible for collecting revenue and repairing parking meters. We encourage citizens and visitors to park at a meter which is working properly to avoid a possible parking citation and call 601-960-1168 to report the malfunctioning or damaged parking meter so it can be repaired. When reporting a malfunctioning meter, please be … Continued

Who do I call if I receive a parking ticket?

The Jackson Police Department is responsible for parking meter enforcement. If you receive a parking citation while parked at a parking meter and have any questions, please call 601-960-1359 or 601-960-2272.

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