New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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12.3.A.1 General Regulations

Table 12-2: Bulk and Yard Regulations establishes bulk and yard regulations for the Historic Urban Neighborhood Districts. (Highlighted letters in Table 12-2 indicate where those bulk and yard regulations are illustrated on the accompanying site diagram.)

Table 12-2: Bulk & Yard Regulations

BULK & YARD REGULATIONS

DISTRICTS

HU-B1A

HU-B1

HU-MU

BULK REGULATIONS

 

MINIMUM

LOT AREA

SF: 1,500sf/du

2F: 1,200sf/du

MF: 1,000sf/du

Non-Residential: None

SF: 1,500sf/du

2F: 1,200sf/du

MF: 1,000sf/du

Non-Residential: None

SF: 1,500sf/du

2F: 1,200sf/du

MF: 1,000sf/du

Townhouse: 2,000sf/du

Dwelling Above Ground Floor: 800sf/du

Non-Residential: None

 

MAXIMUM TOTAL

FLOOR AREA – COMMERCIAL USE1

Permitted up to 5,000sf of total floor area

Conditional use approval required for 5,000sf to 10,000sf of total floor area

Uses with over 10,000sf of total floor area are prohibited

Permitted up to 5,000sf of total floor area

Conditional use approval required for over 5,000sf of total floor area

Uses with over 10,000sf of total floor area are prohibited

Permitted up to 5,000sf of total floor area

Conditional use approval required for over 5,000sf of total floor area

Uses with over 10,000sf of total floor area are prohibited

A

MINIMUM

LOT WIDTH

SF & 2F: 25’

Non-Residential: None

SF & 2F: 25’

Non-Residential: None

SF, 2F & MF: 25’

Townhouse: 18’ per du

Non-Residential: None

B

MAXIMUM

BUILDING HEIGHT

SF & 2F: 35’

Non-Residential: 40’ & no more than 3 stories

SF & 2F: 35’

Non-Residential: 40’ & no more than 3 stories

SF & 2F: 35’

MF, Townhouse & Non-Residential:

40’ & no more than 3 stories

  MINIMUM PERMEABLE OPEN SPACE* 10% of the lot area 10% of the lot area 10% of the lot area

MINIMUM YARD REQUIREMENTS

C

FRONT YARD

SF & 2F:

See Section 11.3.A.2

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use:

0’ build-to line

SF & 2F:

See Section 11.3.A.2

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use:

0’ build-to line, except where adjacent average is greater than 5’, see Section 12.3.B.1.c

 

SF & 2F:

See Section 11.3.A.2

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use:

0’ build-to line, except where adjacent average is greater than 5’, see Section 12.3.B.2

D

INTERIOR

SIDE YARD

3’

SF & 2F: 3’

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 3’1

SF & 2F: 3’

Townhouse, MF & Non-Residential/ Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 3’1

E

CORNER

SIDE YARD

SF & 2F:

See Section 11.3.A.3

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, to a maximum of 3’

SF & 2F:

See Section 11.3.A.3

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, to a maximum of 5’

SF & 2F: 10% of lot width, but a minimum of 3’

Townhouse, MF & Non-Residential/Mixed Use: None, to a maximum of 5’

F

REAR YARD

20% of lot depth or 15’, whichever is less

SF & 2F: 20% of lot depth or 15’, whichever is less

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 15’2

Residential: 20% of lot depth or 15’, whichever is less

Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 15’2

TABLE 12-2 FOOTNOTES

1 Total floor area limits per commercial use. 

2 If a property abuts more than one zoning district, the more restrictive yard requirement applies.

ADDITIONAL FOOTNOTES

*Regulations in effect per Interim Zoning District (IZD) by Ordinance No. 26,726.

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