New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
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18.13.H.3 Use Standards and Use Restictions
a. Required Uses for Ground Floors
Multi-family development that is forty-thousand (40,000) square feet or more in gross floor area shall allocate at least twenty percent (20%) of the floor area of the ground story for commercial or institutional use, subject to the permitted and conditional uses of the base zoning district. Floor area does not include corridors or other spaces used in common with other uses. Single-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, educational facilities, and townhouses are exempt from this use restriction.
b. Commercial Use Floor Area Limitation
In the RIV-3 Bywater Sub-District, each ground floor commercial use shall not exceed five thousand (5,000) square feet of total floor area unless approved as a conditional use.
c. Short-Term Rental Restriction
Commercial Short-Term Rentals are prohibited within the RIV-3 Bywater Sub-District.
Ord. 27,674 MCS, §2, March 6, 2018, Zoning Docket 085-17