The 911 address can save lives, in an emergency, seconds can make a lifesaving difference. The City of Winnfield encourages all city residence to have a valid 911 addresses posted on their property, the number shall be displayed in a location visible from the road which the number is assigned.
For this reason, it is extremely important that residents receive and use the Correct 911 address for your residence, business, or church. If you are unsure of your address, then it is vitally important that you call the 911 Coordinator, Mr. Don Garrett at 318-628-1534 to find out what your exact 911 address is. Please do not assume your 911 address based on your neighbor’s address. Please allow the 911 coordinator to assign your new address. When you receive your new 911 address, there are certain people that you should inform. Failure to inform these people may result in interruption of certain services or mistakes in the postal process that can cost you time and money. Most importantly, failure to inform certain people and businesses can cause errors in emergency response and can even endanger your life. It is IMPORTANT to understand that your 911 address can differ from your mailing address. It is IMPORTANT to inform people or businesses of both your new physical address AND billing address. You should contact the companies that provide services to your home such as the power and water company, cable company, etc. and notify them of the change in your SERVICE address. Please be careful to make the distinction between BILLING address and SERVICE address.
THE CITY OF WINNNFIELD IS ASKING THAT EVERYONE HAVE A VALID 911 ADDRESS SIGN POSTED BY JULY 1, 2020.
AFTER JULY 1, THE CITY WILL BE POSTING 911 SIGNS FOR ANY RESIDENCE THAT DOES NOT HAVE A VALIDAD 911 ADRESS SIGN. PLEASE NOTE IT WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL FEE.
City ordinance(Ordinance No.10 of 2019/19-2c) states that Each resident or business of Winnfield/Winn Parish shall display structure numbers at least three (3”) inches in height and on a red or black background. Numbers shall be placed at the residence or business in such a way that they are clearly visible from all directions from the addressed street, highway or roadway, day, or night.