New Orleans, LA - April 17, 2015 - Today, the City Council met as a Committee of the Whole to receive public comment on Ordinance Calendar No. 30,637, the proposed Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance(CZO). Councilmembers also presented for consideration proposed amendments to the CZO.
Council President Head said, "On behalf of the entire City Council, I would like to state publicly that we have received, read, and considered written comments and position papers; conducted individual research and outreach to inform our opinions; met individually with stakeholders; received public comment at public meetings held by the City Planning Commission and the City Council; engaged district-specific neighborhood groups and organizations; and reviewed and studied materials prepared by the CPC, Law Department, and Council Staff. We all continue to work diligently toward adopting a new CZO that is consistent with the already adopted Master Plan and will continue to receive and consider public comment on the CZO and proposed amendments as we approach the upcoming Council vote."
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