New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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13.3.B.4.b Ground Floor of Townhouse Dwellings

For townhouses, the entire portion of the ground floor fa├žade between the existing grade and a line four (4) feet above the existing grade shall be screened. Screening techniques may include grading and landscape, or stairs and hardscape that provide access to the first habitable floor, or a combination of both. However, no flight of stairs may account for more than four (4) feet in elevation change without providing a landing area. (See Figure 13-3: Townhouse Ground Floor)

FIGURE 13-3: TOWNHOUSE GROUND FLOOR

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