New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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20.3.SS Private Residential Recreation Facilities (Indoor or Outdoor)

Private residential recreation facilities developed as common open space for a residential subdivision are subject to the following standards. Private residential recreation facilities within a multi-family dwelling that are developed as part of the structure and not open to the public, such as indoor gym facilities, private balconies, or rooftop terraces, are not subject to the requirements of this section.

1.  Private recreation facilities are permitted only for residential developments that are a minimum of three (3) acres in size.

2.  Private recreation facilities shall be limited to the exclusive use of residents of a residential development and their guests.

3.  Private recreation facilities shall be located fifty (50) feet from any adjoining property line. If that property line fronts a public right-of-way or drainage canal, with rights-of-way not less than twenty-five (25) feet in width, the required setback may be reduced to twenty-five (25) feet.