The St. Tammany Parish Council is the legislative arm of St. Tammany Parish Government. The fourteen members of the Council, as a branch of Parish Government, have the right, power and authority to pass ordinances covering several areas including preserving the general welfare, safety, health, peace and good order of the parish and the management of Parish affairs. The Parish Council is bound by the constitution and laws applicable to Parish government.
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Ordinance to impose a six (6) month moratorium on receipt of submissions by the Parish Zoning Commission for the rezoning of multi-family property and/or on the issuance of certain permits by the Parish Department of Planning and Development/Permits for the construction or placement of new multi-family building structures on property zoned A-6, A-7, A-8, or Highway Commercial zoning classifications with lodging (including apartments, hotels, motels) in Wards 1, 2, and 3, Districts 1 and 2.
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DISTRICT 7 & 11 MORATORIUM
Ordinance to impose a six (6) month moratorium on the receipt of submissions by the St. Tammany Parish Department of Planning and/or the issuance of permits by the Department of Permits and Inspections for the rezoning and/or subdivision/re-subdivision and/or any construction or placement for any of the following: (1) any parcel of land ten (10) acres or larger which would result in an allowable density of any residentially-zoned parcel greater than A-2 Suburban District (one  unit per acre); or (2) any residential permitted use in a Planned Unit Development (PUD); or (3) any residential permitted use in a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND); or (4) any single family dwelling unit and/or lodging permitted use in a Highway Commercial (HC) zoning district; or (5) any residential permitted use in a Planned Business Campus (PBC) zoning district, within the boundaries of council district 7 as established by Ordinance Council Series No. 22-5061 and within Council District 11 above Interstate 12 and below Hwy 36 in effect as of 2023.