New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.16 CT Corridor Transformation Design Overlay District

18.16.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 CT Overlay District.

18.16.B Additional Design Review Approval Standards   

In addition to the site plan and design review standards of Section 4.5, the following additional approval standards shall be considered:

1. Development should promote pedestrian-friendly and bicycle-friendly environments.

2. Planned developments and development at designated major intersections should include a well-designed and functional public realm, which provides publicly-accessible amenities.

3.  Parking should not be the dominant visual element of the site along the primary frontage. Parking should be designed as smaller multiple parking lots separated by landscape and buildings, or placement behind buildings.

4. The architectural design should be consistent with the context, character, scale and materials of structures in the adjacent areas.

5. Compact, transit-ready neighborhood centers with walkable environments should be created where future “bus rapid transit” stops are expected.

6. Development facing the lakefront and facing or adjacent to man-made water bodies should enhance the waterfront context, including creation of amenities through stormwater management.

7. Neon signage is prohibited on the interior or exterior of windows, other than an “open” sign.

18.16.C CT Overlay District Sub-Districts   

The CT Corridor Transformation Overlay District contains the following sub-districts:

18.16.C.1 CT-1 Eastern New Orleans Renaissance Corridor Sub-District   

a. The CT-1 Sub-District applies to the following lots:

i. All lots bounded by Bullard Avenue, Hayne Boulevard, the Jahncke Canal, and Chef Menteur Highway, and all lots fronting on the west side of Bullard Avenue between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

ii. All lots with frontage on Crowder Boulevard between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

iii. All lots with frontage on Read Boulevard between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

iv. All lots fronting on Hayne Boulevard between Jourdan Road and Interstate 510.

v. All lots fronting on Morrison Road between Jourdan Road and Interstate 510.

vi. All lots fronting on Lake Forest Boulevard between Mayo Road and Interstate 510 and continuing one block in depth along Six Flags Parkway between Interstate 510 and Michoud Boulevard.

vii. All lots fronting on Bundy Road between Hayne Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway.

viii. All lots fronting on Interstate 10 and Interstate 510 and the service roads on both sides of Interstate 10 and Interstate 510 east of the Industrial Canal.

ix. All lots fronting on Chef Menteur Highway for the entirety of its length from the Industrial Canal to the Michoud Levee and along Downman Road for the entirety of its length from Chef Menteur Highway to Lake Pontchartrain.

b. In addition to the thresholds of applicability for development plan and design review in Section 4.5,  the developments on lots within the entirety of each block located at the following intersections are also subject to development plan and design review:

i. Hayne Boulevard and Downman Road;

ii. Morrison Road and Downman Road;

iii. Morrison Road and Bundy Road;

iv. Morrison Road and Read Boulevard;

v. Morrison Road and Wright Road/Lucerne Street;

vi. Morrison Road and Bullard Avenue;

vii. Morrison Road and Gannon Road;

viii. Interstate 10 Service Road and Crowder Boulevard;

ix. Interstate 10 Service Road and Bundy Road;

x. Interstate 10 Service Road and Read Boulevard;

xi. Interstate 10 Service Road and Wright Road;

xii. Interstate 10 Service Road and Bullard Avenue;

xiii. Dwyer Road and Downman Road;

xiv. Dwyer Road and Mayo Road;

xv. Dwyer Road and Crowder Boulevard;

xvi. Dwyer Road and Bundy Road;

xvii. Dwyer Road and Read Boulevard;

xviii. Dwyer Road and Bullard Avenue;

xix. Chef Menteur Highway and Interstate 10;

xx. Chef Menteur Highway and Wilson Avenue;

xxi. Chef Menteur Highway and Crowder Boulevard;

xxii. Chef Menteur Highway and Bundy Road;

xxiii. Chef Menteur Highway and Read Boulevard;

xxiv. Chef Menteur Highway and Wright Road;

xxv. Chef Menteur Highway and Bullard Avenue;

xxvi. Chef Menteur Highway and Michoud Boulevard;

xxvii. Chef Menteur Highway and Alcee Fortier Boulevard.

18.16.C.2 CT-2 West Bank Corridor Sub-District   

a. The CT-2 Sub-District applies to the following lots:

i. All lots along General DeGaulle Drive/Woodland Highway between the Westbank Expressway and the Intracoastal Waterway;

ii. All lots with frontage on Behrman Place and Behrman Highway between General DeGaulle Drive and the Orleans Parish/Jefferson Parish boundary line;

iii. All lots along within the entirety of all non-residential zoning districts that abut General Meyer Avenue between Behrman Avenue and Bennett Street; and

iv. All lots with frontage on Holiday Drive between General DeGaulle Drive and Behrman Place.  

b. In addition to the thresholds of applicability for development plan and design review in Section 4.5,  the developments on lots within the entirety of each block located at the following intersections are also subject to development plan and design review:

i. General DeGaulle Boulevard and MacArthur Boulevard; and

ii. General DeGaulle Boulevard and Woodland Drive.

18.16.C.3 CT-3 Gentilly/Lakeview Corridor Sub-District   

a. The CT-3 Sub-District applies to the following lots:

i. All lots with frontage on Harrison/W. Harrison Avenue between Orleans Avenue and the 17th Street Canal;

ii. All lots with frontage on Robert E Lee Boulevard between West End Boulevard and Peoples Avenue.

b. In addition to the thresholds of applicability for development plan and design review in Section 4.5,  the developments on lots within the entirety of each block located at the following intersections are also subject to development plan and design review:

i. Harrison Avenue and Canal Boulevard;

ii. Harrison Avenue and Argonne Boulevard;

iii. Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Canal Boulevard;

iv. Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Paris Avenue;

v. Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Elysian Fields Avenue;

vi. Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Franklin Avenue;

vii. Canal Boulevard and Aymard Court;

viii. Canal Boulevard and Homedale Street.

Adopted by Technical Correction #5, 12-17-18