New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Printed: 9/21/2023 4:47:09 PM

20.3.JJJ.1 Purpose

The following standards for wireless telecommunications antennas, facilities and towers are intended to:

a.  Ensure public safety and welfare.

b.  Ensure access to reliable wireless telecommunications services throughout the City.

c.  Encourage the use of existing towers and other structures for the co-location of wireless telecommunications antenna.

d.  Encourage the location of towers, to the extent possible, in areas where the adverse impact on the City will be minimal and preferably in non-residential, as opposed to residential, districts.

e.  Minimize the potential adverse effects associated with the construction of wireless telecommunications towers through the implementation of reasonable design, landscape, and construction practices.