New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Printed: 9/28/2023 12:04:17 PM
18.14 CPC Character Preservation Corridor Design Overlay District
18.14.A Development Plan and Design Review Required
Development plan and design review is required for any new structure, addition, or enlargement in accordance with the thresholds of applicability in Section 4.5 as well as any additional thresholds of applicability of the CPC Overlay District.
18.14.B Additional Design Review Approval Standards
In addition to the development plan and design review standards of Section 4.5, the following additional approval standards shall be considered:
1. Design shall be compatible in scale, materials, street level uses, and spatial relationships with existing development in historic districts that retain unique character.
2. Design shall preserve the rhythm of the street, doorways, and windows, although minor variations to add interest are allowed.
3. Street façades shall be articulated with no blank walls along the street.
4. All sides and areas of structures visible to the public shall be treated with materials, finishes and architectural details appropriate to primary street-facing façades.
18.14.C CPC Overlay District Sub-Districts and Areas of Applicability
The CPC Overlay District contains the following sub-districts and areas of applicability:
18.14.C.1 CPC-1 Magazine Street Sub-District
The CPC-1 Magazine Street Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on Magazine Street between the Pontchartrain Expressway and Leake Avenue. In addition to the thresholds of applicability for development plan and design review in Section 4.5, developments on lots within the entirety of each block located at the following intersections are also subject to development plan and design review:
a. Magazine Street and Jackson Avenue;
b. Magazine Street and Washington Avenue;
c. Magazine Street and Louisiana Avenue;
d. Magazine Street and Napoleon Avenue;
e. Magazine Street and Jefferson Avenue;
f. Magazine Street and Nashville Avenue.
18.14.C.2 CPC-2 St. Charles Avenue Sub-District
The CPC-2 St. Charles Avenue Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on St. Charles Avenue between the Pontchartrain Expressway and Leake Avenue. In addition to the thresholds of applicability for development plan and design review in Section 4.5, developments on lots within the entirety of each block located at the following intersections are also subject to development plan and design review:
a. St. Charles Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/Melpomene Avenue;
b. St. Charles Avenue and Jackson Avenue;
c. St. Charles Avenue and Washington Avenue;
d. St. Charles Avenue and Louisiana Avenue;
e. St. Charles Avenue and Napoleon Avenue;
f. St. Charles Avenue and Jefferson Avenue;
g. St. Charles Avenue and Nashville Avenue;
h. St. Charles Avenue and Broadway Street;
i. St. Charles Avenue and South Carrollton Avenue.