New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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22.18 Electric Vehicle Charging

1. Level 2 Charging: Level 2 AC (alternating current) offers charging through 240 V (typical in residential applications) or 208 V (typical in commercial applications) electrical service. At least 19 KW of charging capacity must be provided to satisfy requirements of Section 22.4.A General Requirements Table 22-1 and achieve parking reductions outlined in Section 22.5.F.

2. Level 3 Charging: Level 3 DC (direct-current) chargers are fast charging EV equipment (typically a three-phase AC input). At least 100 KW of charging capacity per plug must be provided to satisy requirements of Section 22.4.A General Requirements Table 22-1 and achieve parking reductions outlined in Section 22.5.F.

3. Electric Vehicle Ready: An off-street parking space is Electric Vehicle Ready if it provides sufficient electrical capacity for a 40-ampere 240-volt branch circuit for the future installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.

Ord. 29528, 7-24-23, Zoning Docket 13/23