New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.13.B RIV Overlay District Sub-Districts and Areas of Applicability

The RIV Overlay District contains the following sub-districts and areas of applicability:

1.  RIV-1 Lower Garden District Sub-District.

The RIV-1 Lower Garden District Sub-District applies to all lots, excluding those developed with single-family or two-family dwellings, in the area bounded by Jackson Avenue, Tchoupitoulas Street, Orange Street, and the Mississippi River.

2.  RIV-2 Algiers Sub-District

The RIV-2 Algiers Sub-District applies to all lots, excluding those developed with single-family or two-family dwellings, in the area bounded by Brooklyn Avenue, Powder Street, Pelican Avenue, a line extending from the centerline of Pelican Avenue to the Mississippi River, the Mississippi River, and the Orleans Parish/Jefferson Parish boundary line.

 3.  RIV-3 Bywater Sub-District

The RIV-3 Bywater Sub-District applies to all lots, excluding those developed with single-family or two-family dwellings, in the area bounded by the Mississippi River, the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, a line extending from the centerline of Chartres Street between Poland Avenue and the center of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, Chartres Street, the centerline of Homer Plessy Way at the intersection with Chartres Street, and a line from Homer Plessy Way to the Mississippi River.

4.  RIV-4 Marigny Sub-District

The RIV-4 Marigny Sub-District applies to all lots, excluding those developed with single-family or two-family dwellings, in the area bounded by the Mississippi River, a line extending from the Mississippi River to the centerline of Homer Plessy Way at the intersection with Chartres Street, Chartres Street, St. Ferdinand Street, Decatur Street, Elysian Fields Avenue, Chartres Street, the rear property line of lots with any frontage on Elysian Fields Avenue, N. Peters Street, the centerline of Esplanade Avenue at N. Peters Street, and a line extending from Esplanade Avenue to the Mississippi River.

Ord. 27,674 MCS, §2, March 6, 2018, Zoning Docket 085-17