New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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22.5.D Exemption for Approved Parking Management Plan in the EC Educational Campus District

1. In the EC District, exemptions to required off-street parking requirements may be granted based on submittal and approval of a parking management plan, which is approved by the City Planning Commission and the Department of Public Works. Exemptions may be granted for the implementation and demonstrated effectiveness of parking and transportation alternatives that provide students, employees, and visitors to the campus with mobility options designed to reduce demand for parking on campus and relieve congestion on adjacent streets.

2. Reductions in parking requirements will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, with a potential reduction of 30% when it is clear that the parking and transportation alternative(s) will result in a corresponding reduction in parking demand.

3. A campus-wide parking management plan shall be submitted as part of the Institutional Master Plan, and shall include the following information:

a. The number, size, location, access, and general operation and management of all required and proposed on-site and off-site parking and loading spaces.

b. Traffic demand management strategies including, but not limited to:

i. Available public transportation options.

ii. Existing and proposed shuttle services.

iii. Bicycle parking.

iv. Facility design, operation, shared vehicle, and/or parking strategies.

v. Enforcement and controls.

vi. Overflow management strategies.

c. A parking and trip demand analysis prepared by a certified Traffic Engineer, including any trip reduction and/or travel demand measures requesting a reduction in the required number of parking spaces.