New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Printed: 9/28/2023 1:38:04 PM
21.6.CC.3 Large Satellite Dish Antennas (One Meter or More in Diameter)
21.6.CC.3.a Residential Districts
i. Large satellite dish antennas are permitted to locate only in the rear yard, and shall be set back a distance from all lot lines that is at least equal to the height of the dish, but in no case less than five (5) feet from any lot line.
ii. The overall height of a large satellite dish antenna is limited to twelve (12) feet.
iii. A large satellite dish antenna shall be located and screened so that it cannot be readily seen from public streets or adjacent properties. Screening includes fences, plant materials, and/or earth berms located to conceal the sides and rear of the antenna and its support structure. Plants shall be, at minimum, five (5) feet tall at the time of installation.
21.6.CC.3.b Non-Residential Districts
i. Large satellite dish antenna are permitted to locate only in the rear or interior side yard, and shall be set back a distance from all lot lines that is at least equal to the height of the dish, but in no case less than five (5) feet from any lot line.
ii. Roof-mounting is permitted only if the satellite dish antenna is in scale with the overall building mass and location, and shall be screened by an architectural feature. The visible portion of the dish should not comprise more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the corresponding height or width of the screen.
iii. Ground-mounted satellite dish antenna shall provide screening, which includes fencing, berming, or landscape to accomplish the following:
(a) All ground-mounted accessory equipment and the lower part of the support structure shall be completely screened.
(b) Where feasible, trees shall be installed to the side and rear of the antenna and at a height/elevation equal to the tallest portion of the dish.