New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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23.6.A Building Foundation landscape

For all multi-family dwellings of seven (7) or more dwelling units, mixed-use developments, and non-residential uses that maintain a front or corner side yard of ten (10) or more feet and no parking is located within that front or corner side yard, the following building foundation plantings are required: (Figure 23-1: Building Foundation Landscape)

1.  A single hedge row is required, planted with one (1) shrub every thirty-six (36) inches on center, spaced linearly. The shrubs shall measure a minimum of twenty-four (24) inches at planting, and a minimum of thirty-six (36) inches to a maximum of forty-eight (48) inches in height at maturity. The equivalent quantity of shrubs may be arranged at the discretion of the designer subject to approval by the City. 

2.  The remainder of the area shall be planted with vegetative cover.

3.  These plantings may be supplemented with trees and perennials.

4. Plantings are not required where walkways and driveways are located. 


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