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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Central Business District Historic Landmarks Commission

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 658-7040
Website:http://www.nola.gov/RESIDENTS/HDLC/HDLC-Home/CBD-HDLC/
Board address:

City Hall
1300 Poydras Street, Room 7W03
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

 

Purpose

The Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission:

  • Promotes Central Business District historic districts and landmarks for the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public, especially the residents of New Orleans;
  • Assists in preserving, protecting, and regulating buildings, sites, monuments, structures, and districts of historic interest or importance within the Central Business District of New Orleans;
  • Assists in preserving and enhancing the environmental quality of the Central Business District;
  • Establishes and improves property values through support of preservation activities; and
  • Fosters economic development and encourages balanced growth.

Composition

The Mayor appoints nine members subject to the approval of the City Council as follows:

  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the Warehouse District Neighborhood Asociation; 
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the Downtown Development District;
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the American Institute of Architects;
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the Preservation Resource Center;
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the Lafayette Square Association;
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the New Orleans Business Alliance;
  • One from a list of two persons recommended by the Chamber of Commerce; and
  • Two persons appointed by the Mayor.  

Term Length

Four years.

(Created by: City Charter Sec. 4-1901, et seq.; Ord. No. 6699 M.C.S.)

 
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Last updated: 6/26/2014 10:09:00 PM

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