New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Printed: 12/11/2023 1:12:03 AM
18.28 ALGIERS RIVERFRONT USE AND HEIGHT RESTRICTION OVERLAY
The restrictions contained herein shall apply to all lots within the following boundaries: from the Mississippi River at the Orleans/Jefferson Parish line to Brooklyn Avenue, the along Brooklyn Avenue to Powder Street, Powder Street to the top of the levee, continuing along the levee to Morgan Street, continuing along Morgan Street until Patterson Road, continuing in the downriver direction along the Patterson Street right-of-way to the Bermuda Street right-of-way, and from the Bermuda Street right-of-way north to the Mississippi River.
Adopted by Ord. 28676 MCS, ZD 3/21, 5-20-21
18.28.B.1 Prohibited Uses
a. Where otherwise permitted in the base zoning, the following use is prohibited:
1. Gas Station.
b. Where otherwise permitted in the base zoning, the following uses require conditional use approval by the City Council:
2. Check Cashing Establishment
3. Motor Vehicle Service Repair, Minor
4. Small Box Variety Store
18.28.C. Building Design Limitations
The following building design standards and requirements shall apply to any new structure, major renovation, or expansion within the boundaries of the Algiers Riverfront Use and Height Overlay District, without regard to its use:
a. Except as provided in Subsection b, the height shall be limited to sixty (60) feet and no more than five (5) stories, and the density as provided in the base zoning district, unless the building meets the standards described in Article 18, Section 18.13.G.
b. For properties with street frontage located along Brooklyn Avenue between Opelousas Avenue and Socrates Street, including lots that front the following streets that intersect with Brooklyn Avenue: Opelousas, Slidell Street, Homer, Newton, Diana, LaMarque, Socrates, Ptolemy, and Lawrence Streets - the height shall be limited to forty (40) feet and no more than three (3) stories, and the density as provided in the base zoning district, unless the building meets the standards described in Article 18, Section 18.13.G.
1. Such properties are permitted a maximum building height of forty (40) feet with a maximum height of three (3) stories along the Brooklyn Avenue frontage.
2. Any additional height above forty (40) feet, obtained through the height bonus provided in Article 18, Section 18.13.G, shall be set back from the front property line at Brooklyn Avenue at a minimum distance of one (1) foot for every one (1) foot in height, up to a maximum of sixty (60) feet and five (5) stories.
c. Flat roofed structures shall provide an adequately-sized parapet in order to mitigate the sight of rooftop equipment.
d. Where provided as accessory flat roof features, open spaces located on roofs shall be excluded from the calculation of building height and gross floor area in accordance with Section 21.6.O.