Downtown Development District
201 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170
The Downtown Development District provides for the orderly planning, development, acquisition, construction and effectuation of the services, improvements and facilities within the District.
Eleven members of whom at least nine must have their principal place of business in, or own property in, the Downtown Development District.
The Mayor appoints nine members with the approval of the City Council. The Mayor will select five of these members from a list of eight nominees named by the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce; and
Two members are jointly appointed by the state senators and state representatives who represent the district. Both members must be residents of the district and at least one member must have their principal place of business in the district.
Five years; Members appointed by state legislators serve terms concurrent with those of the legislators who made the appointment.
(Created by: La. RS 33:2740.3)