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      RS 40:524     


§524.  Exceptions for affordable housing or local housing authorities

A.  In order to facilitate development, redevelopment, and other activities in furtherance of the purposes of this Chapter by local housing authorities and their affiliates, a municipality or parish may grant exceptions to the requirements of:

(1)  Zoning ordinances, and other laws, ordinances, and regulations regulating the use, development, and improvement of land or buildings.

(2)  Laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to historic buildings and structures.

(3)  Redevelopment plans, comprehensive plans, and other plans governing municipality or parish land use.

B.  However, any such exception shall not compromise essential health and safety standards.  This Section shall be cumulative of, and not in limitation of, any existing laws, ordinances, and regulations that permit variances, special exceptions, and other relief from applicable requirements relating to development and improvement of real property.

Acts 1993, No. 772, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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