New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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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.