New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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21.6.X.1 Outdoor Sales and Display

Retail goods establishments and motor vehicle dealerships, large, are permitted outdoor sales and display of merchandise, by either a storeowner or occupant, outside the store and within the same lot. Any lawfully existing retail goods establishment or motor vehicle dealership is permitted to display and sell its merchandise outdoors under the following conditions:

a.  Sales and display areas shall not obstruct pedestrian or vehicular traffic. No sales and display area is permitted in a required yard.

b.  No required parking area may be used as an outdoor sales and display area.

c.  The outdoor sales and display of automobile parts, such as tires, is prohibited.

d.  Vending machines accessory to commercial uses, such as ice and propane storage machines and DVD vending machines, are regulated by Paragraph L above.

e. Outdoor display areas may be located within the public right-of-way upon approval of a Sidewalk Use Permit from the Department of Safety and Permits and shall be considered a temporary use in accordance with the standards of Section 21.8.

Ord. 27,599 MCS, ยง2, November 21, 2017, Zoning Docket 071-17; Technical Correction #7, 12-17-18; Ord. 29126, 8-12-22, ZD016/22