New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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20.3.AAA Salvage Yard

1.  The minimum lot area for a salvage yard is two (2) acres.

2.  A salvage yard is subject to all federal, state, and local stormwater regulations.

3.  All areas serving as material storage areas require paving that is one-hundred percent (100%) impervious.

4.  A salvage yard shall be completely enclosed along all lot lines by a solid fence, a minimum of seven (7) feet in height, with openings only for ingress and egress.

5.  Storage of any kind is prohibited outside the fenced area.

6.  Storage of materials that exceed the height of required screening is permitted. However, any materials stored that exceed the height of required screening shall be located a minimum of one-hundred (100) feet from any lot line.

7.  All fluids shall be drained from junked and salvaged motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts within seven (7) days after those vehicles or parts are brought onto the site, and those fluids shall be disposed of in compliance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

8.  Open burning is prohibited.