New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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20.3.JJJ.4 Height

The maximum height of a wireless telecommunications tower allowed as a permitted use, including all attachments (antennas, lightning rods, arrays, etc.), measured from grade to the highest point of the tower is as follows:

Table 20-4: Permitted Height for Wireless Telecommunications Antenna, Facility, and Towers

ZONING DISTRICT

HEIGHT

LI, HI, MI, BIP

125’

All other zoning districts

65’

The conditional use or site plan and design review application for approval of a wireless telecommunications tower shall demonstrate that the tower does not exceed the minimum height requirement necessary to function satisfactorily, which may be less than the sixty-five (65) foot maximum permitted here. As part of the conditional use approval, a tower may exceed the maximum height if the City finds that the exception is necessary for functionality or co-location purposes. In any case, the tower shall not exceed the height necessary to function satisfactorily.