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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Residential Permits

Public Greenspace Planting Permit

Type:
Permit
Classification:
Right of Way
Category:
Location
Apply online?
No

A Public Green Space Planting Permit is required in order to plant shrubs and garden beds on neutral grounds, parks, playgrounds or public rights-of-way. The applicant must submit plans for the proposed planting in accordance with the Design Standards for Plantings on Public Green Space guidelines. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the applicant and the Department of Parks and Parkways for the maintenance of the proposed planting must be executed. The permit is free of charge. 

Fees

  • Free

Required documents/steps

  • Contact the Chief Landscape Architect at the Department of Parks and Parkways at (504) 658-3201 or ParksandParkways@nola.gov in order to submit the following: 
    • Scalable site plans including all major existing physical features, size and type of plant material
    • Maintenance plan including responsibility for watering
  • Plans must be in compliance with the Design Standards for Plantings on Public Greenspace guidelines
  • Execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for maintenance

Issuing agency

Parks and Parkways

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Last updated: 11/3/2013 5:47:09 PM

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