New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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25.5.B Historic Core Neighborhoods Residential Districts, Historic Urban Neighborhoods Residential Districts and Suburban Neighborhoods Residential Districts.

On nonconforming lots within the Historic Core Neighborhoods Residential Districts, Historic Urban Neighborhoods Residential Districts and Suburban Neighborhoods Residential Districts, but excluding lots within the S-LRS1, S-LRS2, S-LRS3, S-LRD1, and S-LRD2 Lake Area Districts, a single-family or two-family dwelling may be erected on an existing single legal nonconforming lot, subject to the following standards:

1.  Two-family dwellings are permitted only where the zoning district permits two-family dwellings.

2.  The development shall comply with the yard requirements of the applicable zoning district.

3.  If separate lots are created for each dwelling unit of a two-family dwelling, each dwelling unit of a two-family dwelling need not be located on a lot complying with the minimum lot area and lot area per dwelling unit requirements for such district provided that:

a.  Each lot shall be a minimum of two-thousand five-hundred (2,500) square feet.

b.  The minimum lot width for each individual dwelling unit of a two-family dwelling shall be twenty-five (25) feet and the minimum lot depth is ninety (90) feet.

c.  A two-family dwelling shall have a party or common wall separating the dwelling units consistent with applicable law.

4.  The legal nonconforming lot shall already be in existence from the date of this amendment.

Ord. No. 28,911, ยง10, January 6, 2022, Zoning Docket 084/21; Ord 29098 MCS, 7-21-22, ZD 28/22