New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.6 St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District

18.6.A Applicability   

The regulations of the St. Charles Avenue Use Restriction Overlay District apply to the following lots:

1. All lots zoned non-residentially fronting on St. Charles Avenue on squares bounded by Jefferson Avenue, Dryades Street, Dufossat Street, Baronne Street, Robert Street, Carondelet Street, Jackson Avenue, Prytania Street, Amelia Street, Pitt Street, Soniat Street, Dufossat Street, Blanc Place, Valmont Street, Pitt Street, Leontine Street, and Atlanta Street.

2. All lots zoned non-residentially bounded by St. Charles Avenue, Coliseum Street, Pleasant Street and Delachaise Street.

3. All lots zoned non-residentially located on the downriver side of Jackson Avenue inclusive from St. Charles Avenue to Prytania Street inclusive of the downtown corner lot at Jackson Avenue and Prytania Street.

4. All lots zoned residential fronting St. Charles Avenue between Jackson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18

18.6.B Use Restrictions   

The following uses are prohibited:

1.  Car Wash

2.  New Drive-Through Facility

3.  New Restaurant, Fast Food

4.  Gas Station

5.  Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, Minor or Major

 

18.6.C Conditional Uses   

1. Demolition and reconstruction of, the modification to, and/or the expansion of existing Restaurant, Fast Food

2. Demolition and reconstruction of, the modification to, and/or the expansion of existing Drive-Through Facilities, ancillary to a Restaurant, Fast Food.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18

18.6.D Demolition and Reconstruction of Existing Facilities   

  1. Notwithstanding any provisions or restrictions in this Section 18.6 or any other provision of this ordinance to the contrary, any existing and operating Restaurant, Fast Food with existing Drive-Through Facilities, either operating as nonconforming structure or nonconforming use under Article 25 or through a duly approved and active Conditional Use permit, may be demolished and reconstructed provided that it is approved and completed pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Conditional Use process of Section 4.3.

Adopted by Ord. 027974 MCS, Sec. 1, Jan. 10, 2019, ZD 106/18