New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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15.3.A.1 General Regulations

Table 15-2: Bulk and Yard Regulations establishes bulk and yard regulations for the Commercial Center and Institutional Campus Districts.

Table 15-2: Bulk & Yard Regulations

BULK & YARD REGULATIONS1

C-1

C-2

C-3

MU-1

MU-2

EC

MC

MS

LS

BULK REGULATIONS

 

MINIMUM LOT AREA

3.000sf

5,000sf

5,000sf

SF: 3,000sf/du

2F: 1,700sf/du

MF: 1,000sf/du

Townhouse: 2,000sf/du

Non-Residential: None

SF: 3,000sf/du

2F: 1,700sf/du

MF: 800sf/du

Townhouse: 1,800sf/du

Non-Residential: None

2 acres

2 acres

None

5,000sf

A

MAXIMUM BUILDING HEIGHT

40’ & no more than 3 stories

40’ & no more than 3 stories

130’ & no more than 12 stories

SF & 2F: 35’

Townhouse: 40’ & no more than 3 stories

MF & Non-Residential: 60’ & no more than 5 stories

SF & 2F: 35’

Townhouse: 40’ & no more than 3 stories

MF & Non-Residential: 85’ & no more than 7 stories

Limited to  2 times the most restrictive height of adjacent districts; height may be increased by 1’ for each additional foot of setback from the required yard; additional height may be obtained through the conditional use process

Limited to   2 times the most restrictive height of adjacent districts; height may be increased by 1’ for each additional foot of setback from the required yard

When adjacent to residential district: Maximum height of adjacent residential district - may exceed this height by 20 ft when the structure is set back 3’ from residential district line for each additional 5’ in building height

 

When adjacent to non-residential district: 100’

100’, unless adjacent to a residential district then 50’ but may exceed 50’ if set back 1’ for each foot above 50’ up to 100’

 

MAXIMUM LOT COVERAGE

 

 

 

 

 

70%

70%

 

 

  MINIMUM PERMEABLE OPEN SPACE* 20% of the lot area 20% of the lot area 20% of the lot area 20% of the lot area 20% of the lot area 30% of the lot area 30% of the lot area 30% of the lot area 30% of the lot area

MINIMUM YARD REQUIREMENTS

B

FRONT YARD

Section 15.3.A.2

Section 15.3.A.2

Section 15.3.A.2

None

None

10’

10’

20’

Section 15.3.A.2

C INTERIOR SIDE YARD None, unless abutting a residential district then 5' 5' 10' SF & 2F: 10% of lot width or 3’, whichever is greater
Townhouse: 10’
MF & Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 5’
SF & 2F: 10% of lot width or 3’, whichever is greater
Townhouse: 10’
MF & Non-Residential/Mixed Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 5’
10’, unless abutting residential district then 25’ 10’, unless abutting residential district then 25’ 10' None, unless abutting residential district then 10’
D CORNER SIDE YARD None 10' 10' None None 10' 10' 10' None to a maximum of 20'
E REAR YARD None, unless abutting a residential district then 20’ 25' 25' Residential: 20’
Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 20’
Residential: 20’
Non-Residential/Mixed-Use: None, unless abutting a residential district then 20’
20’, unless abutting residential district then 35’ 20’, unless abutting residential district then 35’ 10' 10’, unless abutting residential district then 20’

TABLE 15-2 FOOTNOTES

1 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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