Laws governing the City of New Orleans: Home Rule Charter, Code of Ordinances and the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.
City Laws and Ordinances
Offices defined by City charter.
Offices defined by State law.
Various boards, commissions and districts defined in both City and State law.
Boards and Commissions
NOLA 311 is New Orleans’ primary source of local government information and non-emergency services. Whether you are a local resident, visitor, or business, NOLA-311 will provide a prompt, courteous and professional customer service experience.
Submit request online
or dial 311 or (504) 539-3266
February 28, 2024 | From NOPD News
February 27, 2024 | From City of New Orleans
February 27, 2024 | From NOPD News
February 26, 2024 | From City of New Orleans
February 26, 2024 | From NOPD News
February 25, 2024 | From City of New Orleans
February 25, 2024 | From NOPD News
View all news
Access open City data via download or API.
Open Data at DataDriven
Growing library of dashboards tracking City dat and initiatives.
View spatial City data including the popular Property Viewer and Streetwise.
View online City tools and other City websites.
Websites & apps
The Department of Code Enforcement works to eliminate blight in New Orleans by ensuring every building is in compliance with City Code and enforcing building codes against properties that are determined to be public nuisances. The purpose is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and the owners and occupants of dwellings and dwelling units used or intended to be used for the purposes of human habitation.
To report a code violation, call 311.
To obtain hearing Information, call (504) 658-5050
The City of New Orleans’ can cut the grass on private property when the owners’ fail to do so.
The Mow-to-Own, Good Neighbor Opportunity Program empowers adjacent property owners to acquire qualifying properties adjudicated to the City of New Orleans.
Download the Proposed Regulations
Code Enforcement regularly holds adjucation hearings on specific blighted properties.
View the adjudication calendar
Last updated: 1/25/2024 1:59:51 PM
Type an address to get zoning, district, and service information for your location