New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Printed: 9/28/2023 12:46:17 PM
18.19 LAS LaSalle Street Overlay District
The LAS Overlay District is intended to create an environment with additional opportunities for live entertainment at commercially-zoned sites along commercial corridors, as well as at small sites with commercial zoning that are interspersed within neighborhoods where arts and cultural uses have historically existed. The LAS Overlay District applies to the following area:
1. All lots in non-residential districts bounded by Louisiana Avenue and Washington Avenue with building frontages on LaSalle Street.
18.19.B.1 Conditional Uses
In addition to all uses authorized in the base district, the following uses are allowed as conditional uses subject to the use standards of Article 20 and Paragraph C below.
a. Live Entertainment – Secondary Use
18.19.C Use Standards
18.19.C.1 Live Entertainment – Secondary Use
a. All establishments providing live entertainment shall hold the appropriate Live Entertainment Permit.
b. All establishments providing live entertainment are subject to a closed doors and windows policy during any performance.
c. All establishments providing live entertainment are subject to the applicable noise, litter, and other laws of the City, including the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, Building Code, City Code, and Life Safety Code.
d. A bar may provide live entertainment, including a permanent area for dancing, but adult uses and karaoke are prohibited. All bars providing live entertainment shall hold a Class A General ABO Permit and the appropriate Live Entertainment Permit.
e. Live entertainment performances are restricted to the hours between 10:00a.m. and 12:00 Midnight on all days, provided that additional hours of operation may be considered and granted through the conditional use process.