New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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6.4 Exemptions for Essential Services

The following essential services may be permitted erected, constructed, altered, or maintained in any zoning district, unless otherwise indicated within this Ordinance. Development plan and design review (Section 4.5) by the Executive Director of the City Planning Commission may be required.

A.  Traffic signals, fire hydrants, and similar equipment and accessories.

B.  Gas, electric, communication, water supply, and transmission/distribution systems.

C.  Elevated or underground water storage tanks.

D.  Stormwater and sanitary sewer collection and disposal systems.

E.  Utility poles, wires, mains, drains, pipes, conduits and cables reasonably necessary for the furnishing of adequate service by public utilities, municipal or other governmental agencies for the public health, safety and welfare.

F.  Streets.