Phone: 225-450-1006
Address: 1024 S. East Ascension Complex Blvd.Gonzales, LA 70737

***You DO NOT need to get your BEER and LIQUOR application notorized ifyou are renewing !!

  • A deposit of double the sewer rate is required to open a commercial sewer account.

          Commercial Sewer Rates per month:
                - 1” water line and smaller         $65
                - 1 ½" water line                          $100
                - 2”-3” water line                           $125                                                    - Larger than 3” water line         $175

Phone:   225-675-5337



Town Ordinances
Please click the link for Town of Sorrento’s Ordinances

Occupational License
The Town of Sorrento is growing and is a great place to start a new business!  The following links are applications that will need to be completed before conducting business in the Town of Sorrento:

Economic Development
Ascension Economic Development Corporation: The AEDC is responsible for implementing economic development programs to the benefit of the citizens of Ascension Parish, including the Town of Sorrento.

Permits and License
All building permits are issued through the Ascension Parish Building Permit Department except for House and/or Trailer Moving Permits.  You can contact Ascension Parish at 225-450-1002 for questions regarding building permits.  For information on House and/or Mobile Home Moving Permits, please click the Printable Form links below:

Planning and Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Board administers our town's codes and regulations. 

Contact the Town of Sorrento at (225) 675-5337 for more information.

Property Taxes

  • Town taxes are assessed by the Ascension Parish Assessor Office and payable at the Town Hall or you can pay online by clicking "pay taxes" on the home page .  For more information contact 225-675-5337. 
  • Parish taxes are assessed by the Ascension Parish Assessor Office and payable to the Ascension Parish Sheriff. 
  • For additional information, contact the Ascension Parish Assessor at (225) 473-9239 or, or the Ascension Parish Sheriff at 225-473-8671 or


Public Notice
The town's official journal, Gonzales Weekly Citizen, publishes public notices.  
Visit their website for up to date information: (

Click here for the:  2024-2025 Town of Sorrento Budget 

Utility Services       

  •  Garbage (service inside Town limits only)                                                                                                         Residential Utility Application

                          Town Provides Garbage Can                                                                                                                           Commercial Utility Application

                          $84.00 Deposit

                          $28.00 per month for service                                                                                                                                                                          

  •   Sewer (only in areas of town where sewer is available)

                         Town Hook Up   -   $50 permit fee required
                         Required to tie-in if lot is within 300 feet of existing town sewer line.
                         Must hire licensed plumber to do tie-in
                         $72.00 Deposit for residential
                         $24.00 per month for service for residential


Sewer Treatment Plant (Mo-dad)
                        Contact Ascension Parish Health Unit

Other Utilities
            Entergy       1-800-368-3749
            Atmos          1-800-547-4321
            Eatel            1-225-624-4300
            Cox               1-225-615-1000
            Baton Rouge/Ascension Water Co.*    1-225-675-5644
             *If in an area that has water.  Individual water wells in some areas.