New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Printed: 9/30/2023 4:54:32 PM
24.14.A Billboard Permit
Requests for permits for the construction or erection of new billboards or for any alteration to existing billboards are subject to the following requirements.
1. A billboard permit application provided by the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits shall be submitted, together with:
a. One (1) electronic submission in a format to be determined by the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits.
b. A portfolio of photographs of the site and its environs including all site elevations in both print and electronic format.
c. Specifications as may be necessary to fully advise and acquaint the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits with the location, manner of construction, materials, manner of support, manner of illumination (if any), the number of sign faces, and the proposed alteration.
2. All billboards that are electrically illuminated by any means require a separate electrical permit and inspection.
3. Each billboard shall be clearly and permanently marked with the correct permit number and name of the person(s), firm(s) or owner(s) of the sign(s). Each sign face is required to display a nameplate and a sign permit identification plate.
4. Notwithstanding all other provisions of these regulations, the person(s), firm(s) or owner(s) of the sign(s) shall annually submit an inventory of all current billboards to the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits along with all requirements of the billboard permit, in order to maintain control over such signs in New Orleans. Inventory shall include GPS coordinates of all current billboards.
Ord 28908 MCS, 1-6-22, ZD 64/21