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New Orleans City Council Adopts New Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance with Amendments

The New Orleans City Council approved and adopted Ordinance Calendar No. 30,637, a new Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO), at its regular meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015. The new CZO replaces the former CZO in its entirety and will take effect 90 days from adoption. The CZO governs land use throughout New Orleans and lays out permitted land uses for each of the City's zoning districts, building height limits, setback requirements, urban design standards, operational rules, and other land use regulations.

Before adopting the new CZO, the Council considered, received public comment on, and voted on many amendments to the ordinance.

The City's Home Rule Charter requires that a CZO be adopted and that it be consistent with the Master Plan. After several years of development, including many public meetings, the City Planning Commission (CPC) recommended and the Council approved as recommended by the CPC (by motion M-14-464) the new CZO on October 24, 2014. The new CZO adoption process is now complete.

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