New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
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19.4.A.9 Lower Ninth Ward Housing Development Interim Zoning District (Expired 05/17/20)
A. Intent of the District
The intent of the Lower Ninth Ward Redevelopment Interim Zoning District is to establish standards for the redevelopment of non-conforming lots in the areas zoned S-RS Suburban Single Family Residential District and S-RD Suburban Two-Family Residential District in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood which recently received new Future Land Use Map designations in the Master Plan.
This IZD applies to the areas currently zoned S-RS Suburban Single-Family Residential District and S-RD Suburban Two-Family Residential District, generally bounded by North Claiborne Avenue, the Industrial Canal, Florida Avenue and Delery Street.
C. Existing Non-Conforming Lots
a. On an exising non-conforming lot within the IZD, which does not meet the minimum base requirement for lot width, the development of a single-family residence is permitted, regardless of whether the lot is in common ownership with an adjacent property.
b. On an existing non-conforming lot within the IZD, which does not meet the minimum base requirement for lot width, the development of a two-family residence is permitted where permitted by the underlying zoning district, regardless of whether the lot is in common ownership with an adjacent property.
D. Front Yard Requirement
a. Within the IZD, the front yard build-to line shall be ten (10) feet, with a permitted variation of plus or minus three (3) feet in order to provide variation on the block face.
E. Off-Street Parking Requirement
a. Within the IZD, a single-family residence shall be exempt from the minimum off-street parking requirements of Article 22.
b. Within the IZD, a two-family residence shall be required to provide one (1) off-street parking space.
Any appeal from the requirements of this district shall be submitted to the City Planning Commission for their review and recommendation in compliance with Article 4.3 of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.
Initiated by Motion No. M-18-503; Zoning Docket 9/19; Adopted by Ord. No. 28,077, M.C.S., May 17, 2019