New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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8.1 Purpose Statements

8.1.A Purpose of the R-RE Rural Residential Estate District   

The purpose of the R-RE Rural Residential Estate District is to provide for large-lot, estate-type residential areas that create a low density environment that relates to the natural environment. Certain non-residential uses such as places of worship and recreational uses are also allowed, when compatible with rural residential surroundings. 

8.1.B Purpose of the M-MU Maritime Mixed-Use District   

The purpose of the M-MU Maritime Mixed-Use District is to address environmentally-compatible residential and non-residential development in areas adjacent to wetlands and waterbodies, generally located in areas of the city with higher elevation and near existing access roads. The M-MU District is mixed-use in nature, where residential uses are found close to water-related non-residential uses such as fishing camps, seafood processing facilities, and marinas.