To preserve the Vieux Carré as a national treasure, to maintain its quaint and distinctive character and to achieve in that historic, living neighborhood a quality of life which can be enjoyed by residents, fellow citizens, businesses and visitors.
Mardi Gras French Quarter entry passes are now available at the Eighth District Police Station (334 Royal Street). Please provide a letterhead stating how many vehicle passes you will need. For more information, call 504-658-6080.
This Thursday, the City Council is set to vote on a request to spot-zone the property at 121Royal so that its current height limit of 70’ would jump to 120’. As it has done over the past several years, when variations on this application have been submitted to the City Planning Commission, the staff recommended denial.