New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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27.2 Applications

A. An application for reasonable accommodations may be made by any individual with a disability, his or her representative, or a developer or provider of housing for individuals with disabilities.

B. If the project or use for which a request is made for reasonable accommodation also requires, or is related to, other discretionary permits for the same project, the request for reasonable accommodation may be filed with the application for the other discretionary permit.

C. A fee shall not be required for an application for reasonable accommodation, but if a project requires a discretionary permit, the fee for such permit shall continue to apply.

D. Notice of the availability of reasonable accommodation applications shall be prominently displayed at public information counters in the City Planning Commission office, advising of the availability of the procedure for eligible individuals, developers and providers of housing for individuals with disabilities. Forms for requesting reasonable accommodation shall be available to the public in the City Planning Commission office.

E. For purposes of this Article, an individual with a disability means someone who has a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities, anyone who is regarded as having such impairment, or anyone with a record of such impairment.

F.  Those who are eligible for a Reasonable Accommodation can apply for such even if the property is subject to a conditional use or planned development.

Ord. 29126 MCS, 8-4-22, ZD 16/22