New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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21.6.J Collective Alternative Energy System

1.  A community-based alternative energy system, such as solar, wind, or geothermal, is permitted to be shared by property owners or a neighborhood organization, homeowners association, or campus use.

2.  Properties may share an alternative energy system, including permission to install equipment along all properties. All owners shall agree to such arrangement, and an agreement is recorded as “collective alternative energy servitude” on each plat of survey and access is granted to all participants to maintain equipment. A management plan shall be submitted and servitude recorded.

3.  Collective alternative energy systems shall be built in accordance with accessory use standards for the particular type of energy system used, as described in this section.

4.  Alternately, a collective alternative energy system may be constructed on a lot managed and owned by a homeowners association, institution, or similar organization. A management plan shall be submitted.