New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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21.6.U Multi-Family Dwelling Accessory Uses

The following types of accessory structures and uses are permitted within multi-family dwellings:

1.  An office containing an area of not more than two percent (2%) of the gross floor area of the building and located in a main building for administration purposes. When such multi-family dwelling is for permanent supportive housing, as defined by this Ordinance, it is exempt from this limitation on maximum office area.

2. Coin-operated vending machines, such as for candy, tobacco, ice, soft drinks, and sundries, inside a building with ten (10) or more dwelling units.

3.  A retail goods establishment with no retail sales of packaged alcoholic beverages operated primarily for the convenience of occupants of a multiple-family dwelling containing fifty (50) or more dwelling units.

4.  For multi-family dwellings of one-hundred (100) or more units, retail goods establishment, personal service establishments, and restaurants are limited to residents and their guests. Such commercial areas shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the gross floor area of the building.