New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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20.3.J Borrow Pits

1.  A design and operation plan shall be submitted specifying the development to be served, anticipated volume of fill material needed, and circumference, slope and depth of the pit.

2.  An end-use plan shall be submitted. The final use of the borrow pit shall be used for stormwater management. The final use shall meet with the stormwater management requirements of the Code of Ordinances.

3.  The following criteria will be used in the evaluation of the end-use plan:

a.  Fencing designed to deter unauthorized access prior to final use conversion.

b.  Landscape design of the perimeter of the pit site.

c.  Specified time period for conversion to final use.

d.  Compatibility of final (end) use stormwater management practice with adjacent development.

Ord. 27,683 MCS, ยง3, March 6, 2018, Zoning Docket 086-17