New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Printed: 9/25/2023 5:42:17 PM

22.16 Land Banked Future Parking

The Executive Director of the City Planning Commission may permit land banking of up to twenty-five percent (25%) of the required vehicle parking spaces through the site plan and design review process.

A.  Sufficient evidence shall be provided by the applicant that supports the reduced parking needs.

B.  The area proposed for land banking of parking spaces shall be an area suitable for parking at a future time.

C.  Landscape of the land-banked area shall be in full compliance with Article 23 and, at a minimum, landscaped with live groundcover. The Executive Director of the City Planning Commission may require additional landscaping of the land-banked area.

D.  The land banking area cannot be used for any other use.

E.  As part of the design review process, the applicant shall show the area to be banked on the development plan as “Banked Land- Future Parking.”

F.  The Director of the Department of Safety and Permits, on the basis of increased parking demand for the use, will require the conversion of all or part of the land-banked area to off-street parking spaces when needed.