New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
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19.4.A.8 Short Term Rental Interim Zoning District (EXPIRED 12/01/20)
- Intent. The intent of the Short Term Rental Interim Zoning District is to temporarily prohibit the issuance or renewal of certain types of Short Term Rental permits or licenses while the City Planning Commission studies the impact and considers revisions to the existing Short Term Rental regulations.
- Boundaries. The Short Term Rental Interim Zoning District applies to the Historic Core and Historic Urban zoning districts, both residential and non-residential, the Central Business District zoning districts, the MU-1 Medium Intensity Mixed-Use District, and the MU-2 High Intensity Mixed-Use District.
- Limitation on Uses. The Short Term Rental Interim Zoning District prohibits:
- Any issuance or renewal of a Temporary Short Term Rental permit or license, effectively modifying Article 21, Section 21.8.C.
- Any issuance of a Commercial Short Term Rental permit or license for STR-use on the first floor of a multi-story, multi-family, non-residential, or mixed-use building, with the exception of single-family dwellings and two-family dwellings, effectively modifying Article 10, Section 10.2.A - Permitted and Conditional Uses, Article 12, Section 12.2.A - Permitted and Conditional Uses, Article 15, Section 15.2.A - Permitted and Conditional Uses, and Article 17, Section 17.3.A - Permitted and Conditional Uses.
- Submittal Requirements. Every appeal shall be made on the forms provided by the City, and shall be accompanied by the payment of the appropriate filing fee, and the data required in such form. The completeness of appeal application shall be determined and the appellant or applicant shall be appropriately notified in accordance with Article 3, Section 3.2.B. of the Comprehensive Zoning Oridnance. The Executive Director of the City Planning Commission may request from the appellant or applicant such additional information and data as may be required to fully advise the Commission, whether such information and data is called for by the official forms or not.
- Appeal Procedure. Appeals shall be submitted to the Executive Director of the City Planning Commission, whose staff shall review and make recommendations relative to the appeal within sixty (60) days of receipt, utilizing the following review standards:
- Is the required appeal compatible with the surrounding land uses and structures?
- Does the requested appeal provide for an efficient use of land?
- Will granting the requested appeal increase traffic and safety hazards?
- Does the requested appeal provide for an efficient parking layout?
- Will the requested appeal increase community environmental impacts?
The Council shall have sixty (60) days from receipt of recommendation to approve, deny, or modify the appeal recommendation by motion.
Initiated by Motion No. M-18-195; Zoning Docket 86/18, 26/19 & 27/19; Adopted by Ord. Nos. 27,898 M.C.S., Oct. 24, 2018 (Extended by Ord. No. 28,138 M.C.S. until 28,156 M.C.S. takes effect), and 28,156 M.C.S., Aug. 16, 2019 (Effective Dec. 1, 2019)