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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 658-7040
Board address:

City Hall
1300 Poydras Street, Room 7W03
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112


The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission regulates, preserves, and protects historic districts and landmarks in the city with the exception of those areas covered by the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Vieux Carre Commission.  


The Mayor appoints nine to fifteen members subject to the approval of the City Council. For each historic district created by ordinance of the City Council, at least one member of the Commission shall be appointed who is a resident or who owns property in the district. 

Term Length

Four years.

(Created by: City Charter Sec. 4-2001, et seq.; Ord. No. 5992 M.C.S.)

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