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Jan. 17 Boil Water Advisory

The Sewerage & Water Board issued a precautionary boil water advisory for New Orleans East only, excluding the Lower 9th Ward, due to a drop in water pressure. Don't consume tap water, be careful bathing, and take care cleaning. 

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Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

The Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO) is the law that governs land use throughout the City of New Orleans. The CZO includes lists of permitted land uses for each of the City’s zoning districts, in addition to height limits, setback requirements, urban design standards, operational rules, and other regulations.       

The CZO is broken into a series of Articles that cover citywide standards, individual zoning district regulations, and the processes for variances, conditional use permits, and other land use reviews.

Click here to link to the Planning and Zoning Lookup Tool, which can be used to identify the zoning of a particular property and any potential overlays.

To read and search the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, visit

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