New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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27.4 Reviewing Authority

A. Requests for reasonable accommodation made pursuant to this Article shall be reviewed by the Executive Director of the City Planning Commission, using the criteria set forth in Section 27.5.

B. The Executive Director shall issue a written decision on a request for reasonable accommodation within thirty (30) days of the date of the application, and may either grant, grant with modifications, or deny a request for reasonable accommodation in accordance with the required findings set forth in Section 27.5.

C. If necessary to reach a determination on the request for reasonable accommodation, the Executive Director may request further information from the applicant consistent with applicable fair housing laws, specifying in detail the information that is required. If such a request for additional information is made, the running of the thirty (30) day period to issue a decision is stayed until the applicant responds to the request.