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There are a number of resources available in the Northeast Louisiana region to assist local business owners with their needs.  Found below are some of the resources available to existing business owners, those wanting to open their own business and visitors looking to move to this region or spend time here for leisure.

If you need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the WMWO Chamber of Commerce office for assistance at (318) 325-1961 or emailing

Business Development


Louisiana Economic Development (LED)

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, La. 71209

Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance (NELEA)
7500 Millhaven Road
Monroe, La. 71203
(318) 757-3303

Northeast Louisiana SCORE
1810 Auburn Avenue
Monroe, La. 71201
(318) 323-0878

North Louisiana Economic Partnership
1900 N. 18th Street, Suite 501
Monroe, La. 71201
(318) 387-0787

Local Government

City of West Monroe
(318) 396-2600

Ouachita Parish Police Jury
300 St. John Street
Monroe, La.
(318) 327-1340

Occupational Licenses and Business Permits

City of West Monroe
(318) 397-6706

Ouachita Parish Police Jury
300 St. John Street
Monroe, Louisiana
(318) 327-1340

Ouachita Parish Tax Assessor
(318) 327-1300

Visitor Information

Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau
601 Mane Street
West Monroe, La. 71292
(318) 387-5691 or (800) 843-1872

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