New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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4.5.A Purpose

The development plan and design review process is intended to promote orderly development and redevelopment in the City and to assure that such development or redevelopment occurs in a manner that is harmonious with surrounding properties and neighborhoods, is consistent with the Master Plan, and promotes the general welfare of the City. This section provides standards by which to determine and control the physical layout and design to:

1.  Ensure compatibility of land uses and structures.

2.  Protect and enhance community property values.

3.  Ensure the efficient use of land.

4.  Minimize traffic and safety hazards.

5.  Ensure efficient parking layout.

6.  Minimize environmental impacts.

7.  Incorporate proper stormwater management and sustainable design techniques.