New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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1.5.F Previously Issued Building Permits

If a building permit for a building or structure was lawfully issued prior to the effective date of this Ordinance or any subsequent amendment to this Ordinance, and if substantial construction has begun within one-hundred eighty (180) days of the issuance of that permit, the structure may be completed in accordance with the plans on the basis of which the building permit was issued and may, upon completion, be occupied under an occupancy permit for the use originally intended.