New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
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Upon the filing of an application for an appeal of a Director of the Department of Safety and Permits or Executive Director of the City Planning Commission decision, the Board of Zoning Adjustments shall conduct a public hearing in accordance with Sections 3.4 and make a final decision within forty-five (45) days from the date the public hearing is closed. The Director of the Department of Safety and Permits or the Executive Director of the City Planning Commission shall produce all papers, correspondence, and records requested by the Board of Zoning Adjustments for any hearing or meeting held by the Board. The Board shall owe no deference to interpretations by the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits. In reviewing factual determinations by the Director, the Board must determine, based upon the totality of the record evidence, that the Director committed clear error and that the error was material to the Director's determination.
Ord. No. 028064, §1, April 25, 2019, Zoning Docket 11/19; Ord. No. 29,126, §4, Aug. 12, 2022, Zoning Docket 16/22