NEW ORLEANS, LA– Today, the City of New Orleans announced that the Vieux Carre Commission (VCC) will be closed from Thursday, March 7 through Friday, March 8, 2013.This closure will allow VCC staff to complete integration into the One Stop Shop and ensure prompt preparation and agenda publication for the March 12 Architectural Review Committee. The VCC office in the One Stop Shop and the VCC Royal Street location will both be closed during this time. VCC will reopen to the public on Monday March11 at 9 am
Last week, the City of New Orleans announced that VCC will be part of the new One Stop Shop co-location. In addition to the VCC’s new daily presence at the One Stop Shop, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 9 am to 11 am, a VCC staff member will host office hours at the Royal Street location for drop-ins and general questions. While the Royal Street location will cease accepting applications they will be able to provide information about necessary documents required for certain permits. The new operations structure of VCC will allow for more inspections and for VCC staff to be more effective.
The One Stop Shop will co-locate multiple departments responsible for permits and licensing in order to allow front-line employees to more effectively and efficiently serve customers, while fostering collaboration and communication between departments.