New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.25.C Additional Density Bonus for SBA St. Bernard Overlay District

Residential Care Facility projects providing affordable senior housing located within the SBA St. Bernard Overlay District and exceeding the baseline density bonus as stated above in Section 18.25.B, may be awarded an additional thirty percent (30%) reduction for a maximum of sixty percent (60%) reduction in the minimum lot area per dwelling unit requirements and may also receive a maximum height allowance of fifty-five feet (55').

  1. The development provides an affordable senior housing component in a Residential Care Facility on-site.  Affordable senior housing shall be evenly distributed throughout the project, and shall be comparable to market-rate units in size, bedroom mix, and exterior finishes.  A qualifying project is entitled to a development bonus if it meets the thresholds in Section 18.25.B, the following threshold, and maintains affordability for a period of at least fifty (50) years.
    1. Projects providing more than fifty percent (50%) of units aside at sixty percent (60%) or less AMI should yield a sixty percent (60%) reduction in the minimum lot area per dwelling unit requirements and a maximum height allowance of fifty-five feet (55').

Ord. No. 27,459, ยง1, July 20, 2017, Zoning Docket 35/17