New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Printed: 9/28/2023 1:13:30 PM

21.6.P.2 Detached Garages

a.  A detached garage is permitted in a required interior side or rear yard.

b.  A detached garage in a required yard is limited to sixteen (16) feet in height.

c.  The area above the vehicle parking spaces in a detached garage may be utilized for storage, but not living space. Kitchens and bedrooms are prohibited.

d.  A detached garage is limited to nine hundred (900) square feet in area.

e.  A detached garage may be constructed in a required interior side and rear yard, subject to the requirements of Section 21.6.A. (See Figure 21-5A)

f.  Detached garages shall be consistent with the architecture and design of the principal building. Consistency of design includes the use of the same palette of materials as the principal building, roofing, roof pitch, trim, and colors.

g.  Detached garages shall be located a minimum of five (5) feet from the principal structure on a lot. The distance is measured from the exterior walls of the structures.

h. Attached garages in the S-LRS1 Lakeview Single-Family Residential District shall comply with the site design standards provided in Section 13.3.B.1.b.


Detached Garage Location

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