Comprensive Zoning Ordinance

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5:12 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Fight Brewing In New Orleans Pits Developers Against Neighborhood Residents

Neighborhood groups came out strongly on Tuesday against a massive overhaul of the comprehensive zoning ordinance in New Orleans.
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Neighborhood groups came out strongly on Tuesday against a massive overhaul of the codes governing new development in New Orleans, setting the stage for fights over new condominiums along the Mississippi River, the spread of live music into quiet neighborhoods and the delicate balance between economic growth and residents' wishes.

The groups paid for a new billboard near City Hall calling on city leaders to "Fix the CZO!," a reference to the new 600-plus page comprehensive zoning ordinance under review. The City Council is expected to adopt the new codes this year.

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7:00 am
Thu October 3, 2013

New Orleans Mapping Future Through Zoning Ordinance

New Orleans City Planning

New Orleans residents are getting a glimpse of the future in the city’s proposed new zoning laws. The latest version comes after two years of reviews.

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