New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Printed: 9/30/2023 5:27:35 PM

21.8.C.12 Temporary Storage Containers

a. Temporary storage containers are permitted in any zoning district when used for loading or unloading. Containers are permitted on site for a period not to exceed fourteen (14) days for residential uses and seventy-two (72) hours for non-residential uses, or as there is an active building permit. No temporary use permit is required.

b. Temporary storage containers used for permanent storage are prohibited. Containers may not be permanently attached to the ground, serviced with permanent utilities or stacked on the site. The use of shipping containers as a temporary storage container is prohibited.