New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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17.5.B Applicability

The base maximum floor area ratio (FAR) in those areas of the CBD without height limits may be increased in accordance with following provisions. Features eligible for public benefit bonuses are the following:

1. Whole building sustainability (Paragraph C below)

2. Financial contributions to public park/open space improvements (Paragraph D below)

3. Financial contributions to landmark preservation (Paragraph E below)

4. Public plazas (Paragraph F below)

5.  Transit-oriented development (Paragraph G below)

6.  Affordable housing (Paragraph H below)

At least fifty percent (50%) of any density bonus applied to any project with a residential component must utilize the affordable housing bonus provisions described in section 17.H.