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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Board of Zoning Adjustments adopts amendments to its Rules, Policies, & Procedures

Updated September 22, 2017 at 4:05 PM

At is July 10, 2017 regular meeting, the Board of Zoning Adjustments adopted amendments to the text of its Rules, Policies, & Procedures. These changes were generally related to the following matters:

1) General updates and minor reorganization of the document to provide for clarity;

2) Reconciliation of inconsistencies with language in the newly adopted Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance;

3) Updates for consistency with changes to the Neighborhood Participation Plan (NPP);

4) Removal of a specific time to hear appeals of decisions of the Director of the Department of Safety and Permits and the establishment of a reporting requirement by the same to the Board on such appeals;

5) Clarification of rules on withdrawal, expiration of approval, and extension of time;

6) Inclusion of standards for Reasonable Accommodations:

7) Other general revisions as needed throughout the document.

A copy of the Board of Zoning Adjustments newly adopted Rules, Policies and Procedures are available for public review at the offices of the City Planning Commission and are posted on the City of New Orleans' web site at

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