New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.5 HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District

18.5.A Applicability   

The HUC Historic Urban Corridor Use Restriction Overlay District applies to:

1. All lots within those blocks fronting on South Claiborne Avenue between Earhart Boulevard and Jackson Avenue;

2. All lots zoned non-residentially within those blocks fronting on the riverside and those blocks fronting on the lakeside of South Claiborne Avenue from Jackson Avenue to Toledano Street;

3. All lots within the entirety of the triangular shaped commercially zoned area on the riverside of South Claiborne Avenue bounded by South Claiborne Avenue, Louisiana Avenue and Toledano Street;

4. All lots within the entirety of those blocks fronting on the riverside of South Claiborne between Louisiana Avenue and Napoleon Avenue;

5. All lots zoned non-residentially within those blocks fronting on the lakeside of South Claiborne Avenue between Toledano Street and Napoleon Avenue;

6. All lots fronting on Carrollton Avenue between Leake Avenue and City Park Avenue;

7. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with Carrollton Avenue:

a. Hampson Street;

b. Maple Street;

c. South Claiborne Avenue;

d. Earhart Boulevard;

e. Tulane Avenue;

f. Canal Street.

8. All lots within the area bounded by South Claiborne Avenue, Gravier Street, South Pierce Street, Interstate 10, Banks Street, South Bernadotte Street, Cleveland Avenue, South Pierce Street, Conti Street, and North Claiborne Avenue;

9. All lots within the area bounded by City Park Avenue, Conti Street, North Pierce Street, Cleveland Avenue, and a line extending along from the centerline of Cleveland Avenue from North Anthony Street to City Park Avenue;

10. All lots fronting on Earhart Boulevard between Monticello Street and South Jefferson Davis Parkway;

11. All lots fronting on North Claiborne Avenue between Tennessee Street and the Orleans Parish/St. Bernard Parish boundary line;

12. All lots fronting on St. Claude Avenue between Tennessee Street and the Orleans Parish/St. Bernard Parish boundary line;

13. All lots fronting on Gentilly Boulevard between Paris Avenue and the Peoples Avenue Canal;

14. All lots within the entirety of the blocks located at the intersections of the following streets with Gentilly Boulevard:

a. Paris Avenue;

b. Elysian Fields Avenue.

15. All lots fronting on Elysian Fields Avenue between Lake Pontchartrain and North Rocheblave Street;

16. All lots within the area bounded by St. Denis Street, Gentilly Boulevard, Norman Mayer Avenue, St. Anthony Avenue, Mandolin Street, Elysian Fields Avenue, St. Aloysius Drive, Mandeville Street, Gentilly Boulevard, Fairmont Drive, Monterey Street, and Elysian Fields Avenue.

18.5.B Use Restrictions   

When allowed as a permitted use in the base zoning district, the following uses require conditional use approval in accordance with Section 4.3:

1.   Bar

2.   Car Wash

3.   Restaurant, Fast Food

4.   Gas Station

5.   Indoor Amusement Facility

6.   Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, Minor or Major

7.  Retail Sales of Packaged Alcoholic Beverages.  Grocery stores are exempt.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.5.C HUC SUB-DISTRICT STANDARDS   

The HUC Sub-District applies to all lots with frontage on any of the below streets:

1.  N. Claiborne Avenue

2.  St. Claude Avenue

3.  General DeGaulle Drive

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19

18.5.C.1 FLOOR AREA LIMITATION INCREASE   

Grocery stores, as described in Section 26.6, that dedicate thirty percent (30%) or more of shelf space and display area to fresh or fresh frozen foods, as described in Section 26.6, shall be entitled to an additional 5,000 square feet of floor area by right.

Adopted by Ord. 28269 MCS, 12-5-19, ZD 78/19