Article 18 Overlay Zoning Districts

18.1 Application of Overlay Zoning Districts   

18.1.A Creation, Modification, and Removal of Overlay Zoning Districts   

1. Overlay zoning districts may be created or removed through concurrent zoning text and map amendments in accordance with the process in Section 4.2.

2. Overlay zoning district regulations may be modified through a zoning text amendment in accordance with the process in Section 4.2.

3. Overlay zoning district boundaries may be modified through a zoning map amendment in accordance with the process in Section 4.2. 

18.1.B Intent, Relation to Base Zoning Districts, and Rules Governing the Application of Multiple Overlays   

Overlay zoning districts are designed to require special controls in certain areas of the City that have special characteristics or special development issues. The intent of an overlay zoning district is to provide common controls over areas that require a specific type of zoning control but are typically zoned with more than one (1) base zoning district. Unless modified by the overlay zoning district regulations, the regulations of the base zoning district apply. Whenever a lot and/or development site, as defined below, is covered by more than one overlay zoning district, the regulations of each overlay zoning district shall apply, except that where the regulations of such overlay zoning districts contain an actual, implied or apparent conflict, the more restrictive regulation shall apply unless stated otherwise. 

18.1.C Application of Overlay Zoning Districts to Off-Site Accessory Uses   

Except as otherwise provide for in this Ordinance, the regulations of an overlay zoning district apply to:

(1) The entirety of any lot located within the area of applicability of an overlay zoning district;

(2) The entirety of any lot that is occupied by an off-site accessory use, including but not limited to off-street parking, that is incidental and subordinate to a principal use that is located on a lot within the area of applicability of an overlay zoning district;

(3)  The entirety of any lot on which any portion of a principal or accessory building is constructed, where some portion of the use occupying such building is located on a lot that is indicated within the area of applicability of an overlay zoning district.

18.2 Purpose Statements   

18.2.A Purpose of the SC Suburban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the SC Suburban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for a superior environment along major transportation corridors through the application of an overlay district that places restrictions on certain uses. This district is intended for application along transportation corridors in a suburban setting. The overlay district regulations are intended to supplement the regulations of the base zoning districts and to provide for harmony and compatibility of development over the length of the corridor.

18.2.B Purpose of the ENORC Eastern New Orleans Renaissance Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose the ENORC Eastern New Orleans Renaissance Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for a superior environment along major urban transportation corridors in Eastern New Orleans through the application of an overlay zoning district that places restrictions on certain uses. The overlay district regulations are intended to supplement the regulations of the base zoning districts and to provide for the harmony and compatibility of development over designated corridors by special regulations.

18.2.C Purpose of the HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for a superior environment and a compatibility and continuity of development along major historic urban neighborhood street corridors. The district is intended for application in older developed areas of the City to promote a harmonious relationship between commercial uses and the surrounding residential neighborhoods. The overlay district regulations are intended to supplement those of the base zoning district to provide for the harmony and compatibility of development over designated areas by special regulations.

18.2.D Purpose of the St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for a superior environment and compatibility of development. Certain traffic-generating uses are prohibited. 

18.2.E Purpose of the RDO-1 Residential Diversity Overlay District (Marigny/Bywater)   

The purpose of the RDO-1 Residential Diversity Overlay District is to allow a limited number of commercial activities and higher density residential uses in existing buildings across multi-block areas of residentially zoned areas. The RDO-1 Overlay District is intended to sustain the historic character of residential neighborhoods that contained a few small commercial uses serving the immediate neighborhood and a few small multi-unit residential buildings situated among low density residential uses. The RDO-1 Overlay District encourages the compatible reuse of existing non-residential and mixed-use structures in residential areas, in order to reduce commercial and residential nonconformities and to prevent the use of spot zones to authorize commercial or higher density residential uses. 

18.2.F Purpose of the RDO-2 Residential Diversity Overlay District (Tremé/Sixth and Seventh Wards)   

The purpose of the RDO-2 Residential Diversity Overlay District is to allow a limited number of commercial activities and higher density residential uses in existing buildings across multi-block areas of residentially zoned areas. The RDO-2 Overlay District is intended to sustain the historic character of residential neighborhoods that contained a few small commercial uses serving the immediate neighborhood and a few small multi-unit residential buildings situated among low density residential uses. The RDO-2 Overlay District encourages the compatible reuse of existing non-residential and mixed-use structures in residential areas, in order to reduce commercial and residential nonconformities and to prevent the use of spot zones to authorize commercial or higher density residential uses. The RDO-2 Overlay District differs from the RDO-1 Overlay District by allowing for the establishment of standard restaurants without the sale or service of alcoholic beverages. 

18.2.G Purpose of the AC-1 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District (Frenchmen, St. Bernard, Broad)   

The AC-1 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District is intended to accommodate a limited number of live entertainment uses, but with additional permissions to sustain established and promote new arts and cultural uses, including a limited number of small-scale live entertainment venues in neighborhood business or mixed-use areas. The AC-1 Diversity Overlay District seeks to maintain and reinforce small-scale uses and a balance of daytime and night-time uses that are compatible with the character of surrounding residential neighborhoods.

18.2.H Purpose of the AC-2 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District (Freret, Newton, Teche)   

The AC-2 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District is intended to accommodate a limited number of live entertainment uses, but with additional permissions to sustain established and promote new arts and cultural uses, including a limited number of small-scale live entertainment venues in neighborhood business or mixed-use areas. The AC-2 Diversity Overlay District seeks to maintain and reinforce small-scale uses and a balance of daytime and night-time uses that are compatible with the character of surrounding residential neighborhoods.

18.2.I Purpose of the AC-3 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District (St. Claude)   

The purpose of the AC-3 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District is to establish and sustain new arts and cultural uses on lots generally facing St. Claude Avenue between Press Street and Poland Avenue. The St. Claude Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District seeks to preserve the area's small to medium-scale commercial uses, encourage a balance of daytime and nighttime uses, and foster development of arts-related uses.

18.2.J Purpose of the AC-4 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District (Tremé)   

The AC-4 Arts and Culture Diversity Overlay District is intended to provide opportunities for a limited number of live entertainment uses both along corridors and interspersed within neighborhoods where residences, businesses, and arts and cultural uses have historically coexisted. The AC-4 Diversity Overlay District seeks to maintain and reinforce small-scale uses and a balance of daytime and night-time uses that are compatible with the character of surrounding residential neighborhoods.

18.2.K Purpose of the RIV Riverfront Design Overlay District   

The RIV Riverfront Design Overlay District is intended to preserve, create, and enhance public views of the Mississippi River and to promote the development of a riverfront promenade, including connections to nearby public rights-of-way, open space, and other public amenities. The RIV Overlay District crosses several zoning districts and is intended to unify the entire riverfront by promoting public access between neighborhoods. Site plan and design review is required for development and redevelopment.

18.2.L Purpose of the CPC Character Preservation Corridor Design Overlay District   

The purpose of the CPC Character Preservation Corridor Design Overlay District is to provide for design review of projects that have an established development pattern and urban character recognized as “iconic” of New Orleans’ unique historic development. Site plan and design review is required to ensure that these projects are compatible with the preservation of the overall urban fabric, design character, scale, and pedestrian-friendliness of these corridors and adjacent areas. 

18.2.M Purpose of the EC Enhancement Corridor Design Overlay District   

The purpose of the EC Enhancement Corridor Design Overlay District is to provide for design review for projects located predominantly in the older parts of the City. In these corridors, traditional character is intermittent, there may be segments with vacant or underutilized properties, and more recent development has tended to be suburban and auto-oriented in character. Site plan and design review is required to ensure coordinated infill development and redevelopment.

18.2.N Purpose of the CT Corridor Transformation Design Overlay District   

The purpose of the CT Corridor Transformation Design Overlay District is to provide for design review for projects in corridors that are located in Eastern New Orleans, on the West Bank, and in Lakeview and Gentilly. The corridors in Eastern New Orleans also include I-10 and its service roads. Existing development along these corridors is typically suburban in character and auto-dependent, and vacant and underutilized properties may be common.  Superblocks are common along the corridors in Eastern New Orleans and the West Bank. Site plan and design review is required to ensure coordinated infill development and redevelopment.

18.2.O Purpose of the GC Greenway Corridor Design Overlay District   

The purpose of the GC Greenway Corridor Design Overlay District is to provide for design review in order to promote pedestrian and bicycle usage and enhance the natural environment in corridors that surround designated public greenways. The GC Greenway Corridor Design Overlay District is intended for application on properties that are adjacent to or across a right-of-way from a greenway. The GC overlay district may also be applied to other properties in the vicinity of a greenway, particularly around intersections between greenways and major streets.

18.2.P Purpose of the HU-B1A Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the HU-B1A Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for preservation of certain historic urban neighborhood business districts and adjacent historic urban residential neighborhoods. The overlay district is intended to supplement the base zoning district to ensure harmony and compatibility of development and re-development, by providing additional special regulations. 

18.2.Q Purpose of the LAS LaSalle Street Overlay District   

The purpose of the LAS LaSalle Street Overlay District is to create an environment with additional opportunities for live entertainment at commercially-zoned sites along commercial corridors, as well as at small sites with commercial zoning that are interspersed within neighborhoods where arts and cultural uses have historically existed.

18.2.R Purpose of the Magazine Street Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the Magazine Street Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide for compatibility and the preservation of certain historic urban neighborhood street corridors and adjacent historic urban residential neighborhoods. The overlay district is intended to supplement those of the base zoning district to provide for the harmony and compatibility of development and re-development over designated areas by special regulations.

18.2.S Purpose of the Jackson Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District   

The purpose of the Jackson Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District is to provide additional protections to a portion of Jackson Avenue in order to curb increased commercialization of the avenue without resident input. 

18.2.T Purpose of the Annunciation Street Overlay District   

The purpose of the Annunciation Street Overlay District is to encourage a mixed-use, walkable environment and a productive use of available space.  The Annunciation Street Overlay District protects the interest of the neighbors while also allowing for increased height and floors that will encourage development of the area.  

18.2.U Purpose of the CSH Canal Street Height Overlay District   

The purpose of the CSH Canal Street Height Overlay District is to encourage complimentary development, such as hotels, that will support the hospitals within the Life Sciences Mixed Use District.

18.2.V Purpose of the SCC South of Convention Center Height Overlay District   

The purpose of the SCC South of Convention Center Height Overlay District is to create a process to request additional height allowances through a Planned Development for properties in the South of Convention Center opportunity site.

Adopted by Ord. 27,261 MCS, §1, Jan. 20, 2017, Zoning Docket 102-16

18.2.W Purpose of the SBA St. Bernard Avenue Overlay District   

The purpose of the SBA St. Bernard Avenue Overlay District is to promote affordable housing, particularly for senior citizens, by allowing density and height bonuses for the provision of affordable housing.

Adopted by Ord. No. 27,459, §1, July 20, 2017, Zoning Docket 35/17

18.2.X PURPOSE OF THE MIDDLE HARRISON USE RESTRICTION OVERLAY DISTRICT   

The purpose of the Middle Harrison Use District is to provide for a superior environment and a compatibility and continuity of development. The overlay district regulations are intended to supplement the regulations of the base zoning district and to limit commercial uses in order to sustain surrounding residential uses.

 

Adopted by Ord. No. 27,665, §2, February 8, 2018, Zoning Docket 097/17;

18.2.Y Purpose of the Coronet Court Multi-Family Housing Overlay District   

The purpose of the Coronet Court Multi-Family Housing Overlay District is to promote redevelopment of existing, non-conforming multi-family structures and townhouses and promote affordable housing in the area generally bounded by Lake Forest Boulevard, Mayo Road, the Interstate 10 Service Road and the Lawrence Canal.

Adopted by Ord. 28479 MCS, 9-3-20, ZD 42/20

18.3 SC Suburban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

18.3.A Applicability   

1.  The SC Overlay District applies to the following areas:

a. All lots with frontage on General DeGaulle Drive/Woodland Highway between the Westbank Expressway and the Intracoastal Waterway;

b. All lots with frontage on Behrman Place and Behrman Highway between General DeGaulle Drive and the Orleans Parish/Jefferson Parish boundary line;

c. All lots within the entirety of all non-residential zoning districts that abut General Meyer Avenue between Behrman Avenue and Bennett Street.  
d. All lots with frontage on Chef Menteur Highway between Old Gentilly Road and the Industrial Canal.

e. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with Chef Menteur Highway:

i. Press Drive;

ii. Louisa Drive;

iii. France Road.

18.3.B Use Restrictions   

When allowed as a permitted use in the base zoning district, the following uses require conditional use approval in accordance with Section 4.3

1.  Bar

2.  Car Wash

3.  Restaurant, Fast Food

4.  Retail Sales of Packaged Alcoholic Beverages.  Grocery stores are exempt.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.3.C SC Sub-District Standards   

The SC Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on any of the below streets:

1.  Newton Street

2.  General Meyer Avenue

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.3.C.1 Floor Area Limitation Increase   

Grocery stores, as described in Section 26.6, that dedicate thirty percent (30%) or more of shelf space and display area to fresh or fresh frozen foods, as described in Section 26.6, shall be entitled to an additional 5,000 square feet of floor area by right.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.4 ENORC Eastern New Orleans Renaissance Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

18.4.A Applicability   

The ENORC Eastern New Orleans Renaissance Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District applies to:

1.  All lots bounded by Bullard Avenue, Hayne Boulevard, the Jahncke Canal, and Chef Menteur Highway, and all lots fronting on the west side of Bullard Avenue between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

2.  All lots with frontage on Crowder Boulevard between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

3.  All lots with frontage on Read Boulevard between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

4.  All lots fronting on Hayne Boulevard between Jourdan Road and Interstate 510.

5.  All lots fronting on Morrison Road between Jourdan Road and Interstate 510.

6.  All lots fronting on Lake Forest Boulevard between Mayo Road and Interstate 510 and continuing one block in depth along Six Flags Parkway between Interstate 510 and Michoud Boulevard.

7.   All lots fronting on Bundy Road between Morrison Road and Chef Menteur Highway.

8.  All lots fronting on Interstate 10 and  Interstate 510 and the service roads on both sides of Interstate 10 and Interstate 510 east of the Industrial Canal.

9.  All lots fronting on Chef Menteur Highway for the entirety of its length from the Industrial Canal to the Michoud Levee and along Downman Road for the entirety of its length from Chef Menteur Highway to Lake Pontchartrain.

10. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with either Chef Menteur Highway or Downman Road:

a. Hayne Boulevard;

b. Morrison Road;

c. Dwyer Road;

d. Wilson Avenue;

e. Crowder Boulevard;

f. Bundy Road;

g. Read Boulevard;

h. Wright Road;

i. Bullard Avenue;

j. Interstate 510;

k. Michoud Boulevard;

l. Alcee Fortier Boulevard.

18.4.B Use Restrictions   

1.  When allowed as a permitted use in the base zoning district, the following uses require conditional use approval in accordance with Section 4.3:

a.  Bar

b.  Retail Sales of Packaged Alcoholic Beverages.  Grocery stores are exempt.

c.  Reception Facilities, subject to the following standards:

i.  A minimum distance of five-hundred (500) fee is required between any new reception facility and the nearest residential district.  The required separation distance must be measured in a straight line from the nearest point of the lot line where the reception facility is proposed.

ii.  The reception facility shall submit a security and operation plan, which includes the provision of exterior security cameras, to the Department of Safety and Permits.

iii.  The reception facility shall provide its own license for the service of alcholic beverages.

2.  The following uses are prohibited:

a.  Adult Use

b. Hotels/Motels and Hostels providing rooms for accommodation at a frequency greater than once per day.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19; Ord. 28892 MCS, 12-16-21, ZD 77/21,

18.4.C ENORC Sub-District Standards   

The ENORC Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on any of the below streets:

1.  Hayne Boulevard

2.  Downman Road

3.  Morrison Road

4.  Chef Menteur Highway

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.4.C.1 Floor Area Limitation Increase   

Grocery stores, as described in Section 26.6, that dedicate thirty percent (30%) or more of shelf space and display area to fresh or fresh frozen foods, ad described in Section 26.6, shall be entitled to an additional 5,000 square feet of floor area by right.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.5 HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District   

18.5.A Applicability   

The HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District applies to:

1. All lots within those blocks fronting on South Claiborne Avenue between Earhart Boulevard and Jackson Avenue;

2. All lots zoned non-residentially within those blocks fronting on the riverside and those blocks fronting on the lakeside of South Claiborne Avenue from Jackson Avenue to Toledano Street;

3. All lots within the entirety of the triangular shaped commercially zoned area on the riverside of South Claiborne Avenue bounded by South Claiborne Avenue, Louisiana Avenue and Toledano Street;

4. All lots within the entirety of those blocks fronting on the riverside of South Claiborne between Louisiana Avenue and Napoleon Avenue;

5. All lots zoned non-residentially within those blocks fronting on the lakeside of South Claiborne Avenue between Toledano Street and Napoleon Avenue;

6. All lots fronting on Carrollton Avenue between Leake Avenue and City Park Avenue;

7. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with Carrollton Avenue:

a. Hampson Street;

b. Maple Street;

c. South Claiborne Avenue;

d. Earhart Boulevard;

e. Tulane Avenue;

f. Canal Street.

8. All lots within the area bounded by South Claiborne Avenue, Gravier Street, South Pierce Street, Interstate 10, Banks Street, South Bernadotte Street, Cleveland Avenue, South Pierce Street, Conti Street, and North Claiborne Avenue;

9. All lots within the area bounded by City Park Avenue, Conti Street, North Pierce Street, Cleveland Avenue, and a line extending along from the centerline of Cleveland Avenue from North Anthony Street to City Park Avenue;

10. All lots fronting on Earhart Boulevard between Monticello Street and South Jefferson Davis Parkway;

11. All lots fronting on North Claiborne Avenue between Tennessee Street and the Orleans Parish/St. Bernard Parish boundary line;

12. All lots fronting on St. Claude Avenue between Tennessee Street and the Orleans Parish/St. Bernard Parish boundary line;

13. All lots fronting on Gentilly Boulevard between Paris Avenue and the Peoples Avenue Canal;

14. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with Gentilly Boulevard:

a. Paris Avenue;

b. Elysian Fields Avenue.

15. All lots fronting on Elysian Fields Avenue between Lake Pontchartrain and North Rocheblave Street;

16. All lots within the area bounded by St. Denis Street, Gentilly Boulevard, Norman Mayer Avenue, St. Anthony Avenue, Mandolin Street, Elysian Fields Avenue, St. Aloysius Drive, Mandeville Street, Gentilly Boulevard, Fairmont Drive, Monterey Street, and Elysian Fields Avenue.

18.5.B Use Restrictions   

When allowed as a permitted use in the base zoning district, the following uses require conditional use approval in accordance with Section 4.3:

1.   Bar

2.   Car Wash

3.   Restaurant, Fast Food

4.   Gas Station

5.   Indoor Amusement Facility

6.   Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, Minor or Major

7.  Retail Sales of Packaged Alcoholic Beverages.  Grocery stores are exempt.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.5.C HUC SUB-DISTRICT STANDARDS   

The HUC Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on any of the below streets:

1.  N. Claiborne Avenue

2.  St. Claude Avenue

3.  General DeGaulle Drive

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.5.C.1 FLOOR AREA LIMITATION INCREASE   

Grocery stores, as described in Section 26.6, that dedicate thirty percent (30%) or more of shelf space and display area to fresh or fresh frozen foods, as described in Section 26.6, shall be entitled to an additional 5,000 square feet of floor area by right.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.6 St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District   

18.6.A Applicability   

The regulations of the St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District apply to the following lots:

1. All lots zoned non-residentially fronting on St. Charles Avenue on squares bounded by Jefferson Avenue, Dryades Street, Dufossat Street, Baronne Street, Robert Street, Carondelet Street, Jackson Avenue, Prytania Street, Amelia Street, Pitt Street, Soniat Street, Dufossat Street, Blanc Place, Valmont Street, Pitt Street, Leontine Street, and Atlanta Street.

2. All lots zoned non-residentially bounded by St. Charles Avenue, Coliseum Street, Pleasant Street and Delachaise Street.

3. All lots zoned non-residentially located on the downriver side of Jackson Avenue inclusive from St. Charles Avenue to Prytania Street inclusive of the downtown corner lot at Jackson Avenue and Prytania Street.

4. All lots zoned residential fronting St. Charles Avenue between Jackson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18

18.6.B Use Restrictions   

The following uses are prohibited:

1.  Car Wash

2.  New Drive-Through Facility

3.  New Restaurant, Fast Food

4.  Gas Station

5.  Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, Minor or Major

 

18.6.C Conditional Uses   

1. Demolition and reconstruction of, the modification to, and/or the expansion of existing Restaurant, Fast Food

2. Demolition and reconstruction of, the modification to, and/or the expansion of existing Drive-Through Facilities, ancillary to a Restaurant, Fast Food.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18

18.6.D Demolition and Reconstruction of Existing Facilities   

  1. Notwithstanding any provisions or restrictions in this Section 18.6 or any other provision of this ordinance to the contrary, any existing and operating Restaurant, Fast Food with existing Drive-Through Facilities, either operating as nonconforming structure or nonconforming use under Article 25 or through a duly approved and active Conditional Use permit, may be demolished and reconstructed provided that it is approved and completed pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Conditional Use process of Section 4.3.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18

18.7 RDO-1 Residential Diversity Overlay District   

18.7.A Applicability   

1.  An RDO Overlay District is intended as an overlay district to base residential districts that creates a mixed-use environment. The RDO Overlay District shall encompass an area no smaller than six (6) blocks and contain at least three (3) structures meeting the criteria of Paragraph C.1 below.

2.  The RDO-1 Overlay District applies to the following area within Marigny/Bywater: All lots bounded by Esplanade Avenue, North Rampart Street/McShane Place/St. Claude Avenue, the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, and the Mississippi River.

18.7.B Permitted Uses   

In addition to all uses authorized in the base district, the following uses are allowed as permitted uses, subject to the use standards of Article 20 and the standards of Section 18.7.C below.

1.  Two-family dwellings in single-family districts in accordance with the standards of Section 18.7.C.10 below. 

2.  Multi-family dwellings within a district that permits two-family dwellings in accordance with the standards of Section 18.7.C.10 below. If applied to the HMR-3 District, multi-family dwellings are limited to a maximum of four (4) dwelling units.

3.  The following non-residential uses within an existing non-residential structure and subject to the limitations of this section:

a.   Animal Hospital

b.  Arts Studio

c.  Art Gallery

d.  Cultural Facility

e.  Financial Institution

f.  Health Club

g.   Medical/Dental Clinic with a maximum of three (3) practitioners

h.  Office

i.  Personal Services Establishment

j.  Retail Goods Establishment

l.  Restaurant, Specialty

18.7.C Use Standards   

1.  A non-residential use authorized by the RDO-1 Overlay District may be located only in an exis