New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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19.4.A.13 Protect Treme Interim Zoning District (EXPIRED 01/14/23)

A.  Intent of the District

The intent of the Protect Treme Interim Zoning District is to prohibit certain uses and to safeguard the Treme neighborhood from uses detrimental to its historic structures and culture until a comprehensive vision for the future of Treme, specifically Louis Armstrong Park, is developed by its residents in collaboration with the City.

B.  Boundaries

With the exception of the existing Mahalia Jackson Theater (Municipal Address: 1419 Basin Street), Treme Recreation Community Center (Municipal Address: 900 North Villere Street and 1400 Saint Philip Street), and Sewerage and Water Board Pumping Station A (Municipal Address: 1301 Basin Street), the restrictions shall apply to all lots currently zoned OS-R Regional Open Space District within the boundaries of Louis Armstrong Park, which are as follows: from North Rampart Street at Saint Philip Street, continuing along North Rampart to Saint Peter Street, continuing along Saint Peter Street to Basin Street, continuing along Basin Street to North Villere Street, continuing along North Villere Street to Saint Philip Street, and continuing along Saint Philip Street to North Rampart Street.

C.  Prohibited Uses

The prohibited uses are:

a.  Government Offices, which shall include City Hall

b.  Public Works and Safety Facility

All other permitted and conditional uses shall be as provided in CZO Table 7-1 (Section 7.2.A) under OS-R, and no Parking Lot or Parking Structure shall be permitted.

D.  Appeal Procedure

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-21-228; Zoning Docket 75/21; Adopted by Ord. No. 28,910 M.C.S., Jan. 14, 2022