New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Printed: 9/30/2023 5:52:53 PM

24.13.G.3.d Retail Facilities in the VCS and VCS-1 Districts

The following regulations apply to signs in the VCS and VCS-1 Districts but only for a retail center owned or controlled by a single entity, not anchored by a major department store, unified by specific architectural theme and consisting of a major public or private space, with more than 55,000 square feet of enclosed gross leasable area devoted primarily to diverse retail, food and entertainment facilities:

i. Main building: One (1) sign identifying building’s name not to exceed 150 square feet.

ii. Tenants: One (1) square foot of signage per lineal foot of building with or tenant space width along the wall which faces the street on which the business has its main address.  The signage is limited to those uses on the ground floor.  In addition, tenants on interior and upper floor may utilize canopy hanging (blade) signs.  These signs may not exceed (8) square feet.

iii. Final locations on signs shall be determined by the Vieux Carre Commission.