New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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18.9.A Applicability

The AC-1 Overlay District is intended as an overlay district to base commercial districts that creates a commercial environment with additional permissions for live entertainment. An AC-1 Overlay District shall encompass an area zoned commercially with a minimum size of two (2) contiguous blocks. The AC-1 Overlay District applies to the following areas:

1.  All lots fronting Frenchmen Street between Royal Street and Esplanade Avenue, the lots fronting Decatur Street between Frenchmen Street and Esplanade Avenue, and the lots fronting the downriver side of Esplanade Avenue between North Peters Street and Decatur Street.

2.  All lots in non-residential districts with frontage on Saint Bernard Avenue between North Rampart Street/McShane Place and North Roman Street.

3.  All lots in non-residential districts with frontage on Broad Street between Interstate 10/Pontchartrain Expressway and Columbus Street, as well as those lots in non-residential districts with frontage on Columbus Street between North Broad Street and North Dorgenois Street.