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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Historic Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

Prior to August 12, 2015, this Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO) provided land use regulations for the City of New Orleans.   See the transition rules of the new CZO in Article 1, Section 1.5, for information on how uses, lots, permits and applications under the old CZO are treated under the new CZO.

Historic Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Articles

ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2 - DEFINITIONS
ARTICLE 3 - ZONING DISTRICTS
ARTICLE 4 - RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

  • Includes RS-1, RS-1A, RS-2, RD-1, RD-2, RD-3, RD-4, RM-1, RM-2, RM-2A, RM-3, RM-4

ARTICLE 5 - BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS

  • Includes MS, RO, RO-1, B-1, B-1A, B-2, C-1, C-1A, C-2

ARTICLE 6 - CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICTS

  • Includes CBD-1, CBD-2, CBD-2B, CBD-3, CBD-4, CBD-5, CBD-6, CBD-7, CBD-8, CBD-9

ARTICLE 7 - INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS

  • Includes BIP, SI, LI, HI, MU-A

ARTICLE 8 - VIEUX CARRÉ HISTORIC DISTRICTS

  • Includes VCR-1, VCR-2, VCC-1, VCC-2, VCS, VCS-1, VCE, VCE-1, VCP

ARTICLE 9 - HISTORIC MARIGNY/TREMé DISTRICTS

  • Includes HMR-1, HMR-2, HMR-3, HMC-1, HMC-2, HMLI

ARTICLE 9A - LAKE AREA ZONING DISTRICTS

  • Includes LRS-1, LRS-2, LRS-3, LRD-1, LRD-2, LRM-1, LRM-2, LB-1, LB-2, LC, LP, LM

ARTICLE 10 - OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICTS, MISCELLANEOUS ZONING DISTRICTS, PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS AND DESIGN REVIEW DISTRICTS
ARTICLE 11 - SUPPLEMENTARY USE STANDARDS
ARTICLE 12 - GENERAL SIGN REGULATIONS
ARTICLE 13 - NONCONFORMING USES
ARTICLE 14 - BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENTS
ARTICLE 15 - SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS
ARTICLE 16 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 17 - BUILDING PERMITS AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS
ARTICLE 18 - INTERIM ZONING DISTRICTS

 
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Last updated: 8/11/2015 11:55:24 PM

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