New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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7.4 OS-G District Design Standards

Because of its linear nature and connection to adjacent uses as the greenway traverses neighborhoods, development in the OS-G District shall meet the following design standards in order to maximize activity and interaction with the greenway and create a cohesive, pedestrian-friendly environment.

A.  Public entrances to buildings and recreation facilities shall be oriented to the public street and the pedestrian way.

B.  Driveways and parking areas shall be constructed of pervious or semi-pervious materials.

C.  Fencing along the greenway shall be at least seventy percent (70%) open and shall be limited in height to a maximum of six (6) feet.

D.  Picnic shelters, exercise equipment, bicycle parking, stormwater management, and other permitted accessory uses may be located within the required yards.

E.  New vehicular crossings of a pedestrian or bicycle trail within an OS-G District shall not be permitted except where required to facilitate emergency service.