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          Synopsis of Ordinances, 1841-1937


Subjects beginning with letter F

Main Heading Subheading1 Subheading2 Ordinance Number & Series Date Synopsis Notes
Federal Buildings Custom House
1619 OS 1854 Providing for the laying of a rail road track to transport material being used in construction of the Custom House.
Federal Buildings Immigration Station
6466 NCS 1910 Providing that the "Lawton Site" selected by the U. S. Government as an Immigration Station, be transferred to the Government without cost., and guaranteeing raparian rights with water of a draught sufficient for ocean-going vessels.
Federal Buildings New Post Office
14424 CCS 1937 Offering city property known as the Howard Annex, City Hall Annex, etc. as a site for the new Federal Building Which was not accepted.
Federal Buildings U. S. Mint
4589 AS 1878 On the 9th of May, 1835, before Felix De Armas, Notary Public, the City of New Orelans did by Act, pass, cede and convey to the United States the use of the square of ground * * * * known as Jackson Square, bounded by Esplanade Avenue, Barracks and Levee Streets and the Public Road.
Federal Buildings U. S. Post Office
2627 NCS 1904 Providing for the razing of buildings on Camp Street between Lafayette and Girod Streets, and on Magazine between Lafayette and Girod Streets for the erection of the proposed new Post Office Building. See 4109 NCS and 4305 NCS - providing for the sale of the buildings to Government. - See 2245 NCS - providing for the creation of Capdeville Street for the convenience of the Post Office.
Federal Buildings U. S. Post Office
6317 NCS 1910 Granting permission to construct vaults under the sidewalk on Capdeville Street in connnection with the Post Office being constructed.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
5745 NCS
Prohibiting the sale of firecrackers, toy pistols, cannon, air rifle, torpedo cane, etc. of given dimensions.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols



See Noise.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
5607 CS
Prohibiting any concealed weapon, such as pistols, bowieknives, dirks, or other dangerous weapon, and imposing penalties.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
3632 NCS
Prohibiting the sale of air rifles, toy pistols, etc., in the City of New Orleans.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
5420 CCS
Requiring a record of sales to be kept of all firearms, weapons, etc., sold, or distributed.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
536 NCS
Prohibiting the discharge of firearms within the city limits. See also 985 CS.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
3121 OS 1856 No person shall discharge any gun or pistol, fowling piece or fire arm in the city limits, or set fire to, discharge or throw any rocket, cracker, quib or serpent without the consent of the Mayor. Military service and lawful self-defense excepted. Article !, Section 5 of 3121 OS.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
5067 AS 1879 Making it unlawful to sell, offer or expose for sale any gimlet, knife, dirk knife, stilletto, spring knife, brass knucks, iron knuckle, or sling shot within the city limits.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
7117 CS 1893 Prohibiting the giving of concealed weapons to persons under 18 years of age. Article 1342, page 545, Flynn's Digest.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
6113 CCS 1921 Prohibiiiting the sale of blank cartridges and pistols.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
14152 CCS 1934 Making it unlawful for any person other than a police officer or deputy sheriff to carry fire arms on election day in the vicinity of a polling place.
Fire Arms - Concealed Weapons Firecrackers - Toy Pistols
14687 CCS 1937 To prohibit selling, keeping, storing, offering for sale, giving away, using, discharging or transporting of any fireworks or explosives, without first obtaining a permit from the Mayor.
Fire Department




See "Fire Prevention" also "Fire Alarms".
Fire Department

646 OS 1853 Providing for the support and regulation of the Fire Department of the City of New Orleans.
Fire Department

2178 OS 1855 Establising a Chief of the Fire Department for the City of New Orleans.
Fire Department

3191 OS 1856 An ordinance establishing fire limits for the city. Amended by 4798 OS and 4838 OS - See also 3273 CS.
Fire Department

4585 OS 1859 Pertaining to the introduction of the Fire Alarm and Police Telegraphs into the City of New Orleans. See 4747 OS and 5216 OS.
Fire Department

5224 OS 1860 Providing that the support of the Fire Department and the active working of the same be done by contract, and auctioned to the lowest bidder.
Fire Department

6087 OS 1862 Prohibiting the opening of fire plugs by persons other than members of the fire companies. See 2573 CS - prohibiting unauthorized persons to have keys to Fire Alarm and Police Alarm boxes.
Fire Department

781 AS 1871 Providing for a monthly payment to the Firemen's Charitable Association of the Sixth District - late City of Jefferson. See also 1210 AS - authorizing the Mayor to continue contract with the Firemen's Charitable Association for a term of five years for the purpose of extinguishing fires in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Districts.
Fire Department

1174 AS 1871 Authorizing the Commissioner of Commerce to provide a paid Fire Department for the City of New Orleans.
Fire Department

2174 AS 1873 Authorizing the Mayor to offer a $1000.00 reward for information and conviction for the crime of Arson within the city limits.
Fire Department

3267 AS 1875 Prohibiting persons from tampering with the fire alarm boxes, or giving false alarms, and imposing penalty. See also 4222 NCS and 1629 CCS.
Fire Department

3311 AS 1875 Permitting fire engines and hose carriages to drive to fire at necessary rate of speed.
Fire Department

3889 AS 1877 Providing that the Mayor and administrators of the city assume full control of the Fire Department and the Police Department in conformity with Act 35 of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana.
Fire Department

5614 CS 1891 Creating a paid Fire Department for the City of New Orleans. Amended by 5669 CS and 5841 CS. See also 4144 CS - creating a Fire Department for the Sixth District.
Fire Department

7096 CS 1893 Requesting the Board of Fire Commissioners to locate a chemical engine in square bounded by Galvez, Broad, Common and Bienville Streets. See also 7898 CS.
Fire Department

2790 NCS 1904 Appropriating $100,000.00 for the purchase of apparatus for the Fire Department.
Fire Department

6671 NCS 1910 Providing for the purchase of building for a Central Fire Department situated on Decatur Street, in the 300 block. See also 9 CCS - approving plans and specifications for erection of building. See also 6570 NCS dedicating surplus from special tax authorized by 6427 NCS to purcahse of site.
Fire Department

494 CCS 1913 Directing the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department to inspect or cause to be inspected, as often as necessary, all buildings, etc., as a means of preventing fire by removing obstructions.
Fire Department

9426 CCS 1926 Authorizing the sale of eight old engine houses the proceeds of sale to be used for new modern engine houses and equipment.
Fire Department

11112 CCS 1929 Fixing the salary of the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department at $6,000 per annum.
Fire Department

14232 CCS 1935 Dedicating proceeds of the manufacturers' license tax in conformity with 14224 CCS, to the Police Department, Fire Department and Sewerage and Water Board.
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5907 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Third - Second, Rampart - Saratoga
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885



Prior to 1885 - see "Fire Companies"
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6337 NCS
Aaauthorizing bid. Location: Moss - Dumaine, City Park Avenue
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7055 NCS
Bid forfeited; direct-re-advertisement. Location: Moss - Dumaine, City Park Avenue
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5417 NCS
Dedicating as Engine house. Location: Old St. Mary School: Tchoupitoulas - Rousseau, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5521 NCS
Ordering repairs. Location: Old St. Mary School: Tchoupitoulas - Rousseau, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5838 NCS
Repealing 5417 and 5521 NCS, and re-dedicating as public bath. See 5839 NCS. Location: Old St. Mary School: Tchoupitoulas - Rousseau, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5422 NCS
Directing purchase. Location: Hagan - Rendon, Baudin - Banks
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6568 NCS
Amending 6113 NCS. Location: Hagan - Rendon, Baudin - Banks
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5335 NCS
Authorizing plans and specifications and advertising for bids. Radius: Hagan - Carrollton, Tulane - Bienville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6114 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Third - Second, Rampart - Saratoga
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5913 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Upperline - Robert, Freret - Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6303 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Upperline - Robert, Freret - Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6599 NCS
Accepting bids. Location: Upperline - Robert, Freret - Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6340 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Upperline - Robert, Freret - Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5913 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Upperline - Lyons, Laurel - Constance
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6303 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Upperline - Lyons, Laurel - Constance
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6113 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Hagan - Rendon, Baudin - Banks
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3435 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Perrier - Prytania, Joseph - Arabella
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6599 NCS
Accepting bids. Location: Upperline - Lyons, Laurel - Constance
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7786 CS
Original purchase of site Location: Broad - Gasquet, Jane Alley - Palmyra
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
4030 CCS
Additional purchase Location: Broad - Gasquet, Jane Alley - Palmyra
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7096 CS
Providing for Chemical Engine Location: Broad - Gasquet, Jane Alley - Palmyra
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7898 CS
Establishing Chemical Engine Location: Broad - Gasquet, Jane Alley - Palmyra
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5229 CS
Purchasing ground for Phila, Steam Fire Engine House. Location: Tulane - Howard, Liberty - Gravier
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
13787 CS
Accepting title to site. Location: Perrier - Prytania, Joseph - Arabella
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6771 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Moss - Dumaine, City Park Avenue
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3221 NCS
Amending 2924 NCS. Location: Perrier - Prytania, Joseph - Arabella
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5360 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Moss - Dumaine, City Park Avenue
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3588 NCS
Accepting bid of F. Noullet. Location: Perrier - Prytania, Joseph - Arabella
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
15215 CS
Authorizing purchase of site. Location: Dauphine - Royal, Forstall - Lazardi
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
15668 CC
Accepting bid of Arthur Leibe. Location: Dauphine - Royal, Forstall - Lazardi
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
4336 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Broad - White, Orleans - St. Ann
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
4789 NCS
Directing purchase. Location: Broad - White, Orleans - St. Ann
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5101 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Broad - White, Orleans - St. Ann
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5087 NCS
Offering for sale site formerly occupied by engine house. Location: Leake Avenue and Short Street
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
2924 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Perrier - Prytania, Joseph - Arabella
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3291 CCS
Plans and specifications Location: St. Charles - Pitt, Napoleon - Berlin
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
755 CCS
Approving plans. Location: Annunciation - Constance, Terpsichore - Melpomene
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3030 CCS
Plans and specifications and advertisement for bids. Location: Dauphine - Royal; Mandeville - Marigny
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3186 CCS
Accepting bids. Location: Dauphine - Royal; Mandeville - Marigny
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
11554 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Tulane - Cleveland, St. Claiborne - S. Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
11553 CCS
Purchasing ground Location: Tulane - Cleveland, St. Claiborne - S. Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7674 CCS
Providing for the sale of property in Third District for engine house funds. Location: - - - - -
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3191 CCS
Purchasing ground. Location: Dauphine - Royal; Mandeville - Marigny
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
7734 CCS
Purchase of ground. Location: St Claude - Eldorado, Tupelo - Gordon
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
11916 CCS
Accepting bid. Location: Tulane - Cleveland, St. Claiborne - S. Robertson
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3447 CCS
Plans and specifications Location: Delaronde - Morgan, Bouny - Sequin
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
887 CCS
Accepting bid. Location: Annunciation - Constance, Terpsichore - Melpomene
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5711 NCS
Providing for two. Location: Thirteenth Ward
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5873 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Third - Second, Rampart - Saratoga
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
4148 CCS
Accepting bid. Location: Broad - White, Palmyra - Cleveland
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3030 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Broad - White, Palmyra - Cleveland
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3312 CCS
Accepting bid. Location: Robertson - Villere, St. Roch - Music
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3030 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Robertson - Villere, St. Roch - Music
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6076 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Moss - Dumaine, City Park Avenue
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6340 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Upperline - Lyons, Laurel - Constance
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
3569 CCS
Accepting bid. Location: Delaronde - Morgan, Bouny - Sequin
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6549 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Louisiana Avenue - Delachaise, Howard - Liberty
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5942 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Rear of 12th Ward
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6785 NCS
Directing purchase. Location: Apple - Leonidas, Monroe - Belfast
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6787 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Apple - Leonidas, Monroe - Belfast
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
299 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Apple - Leonidas, Monroe - Belfast
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5517 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Elmira - Eliza, Alix - Belleville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5577 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Elmira - Eliza, Alix - Belleville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
5717 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Elmira - Eliza, Alix - Belleville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6131 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: St. Charles - Carondelet, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6160 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: St. Charles - Carondelet, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6543 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: St. Charles - Carondelet, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6821 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: St. Charles - Carondelet, St. Mary - Felicity
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
609 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Annunciation - Constance, Terpsichore - Melpomene
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
367 CCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Annunciation - Constance, Terpsichore - Melpomene
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
364 CCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Annunciation - Constance, Terpsichore - Melpomene
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
12153 CCS
Purchasing ground. Location: Eve - Eden, S. Gayoso - S. Dupre
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6872 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Louisiana Avenue - Delachaise, Howard - Liberty
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885
6677 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Alexander (N), Iberville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Central Fire Station 9 CCS
Approving plans for erection of a Central Fire Station. (See 6671 NCS and 6570 NCS - providing means and location. Location: Decatur - Chartres, Bienville - Conti
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 10 9215 NCS
Authorizing purchase of ground Location: Dumaine between Rampart and St. Claude.
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 10 169 CCS
Additional ground. Location: Dumaine between Rampart and St. Claude.
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 13 4257 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Verrett - Alix, Algiers
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 13 3849 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Verrett - Alix, Algiers
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 13 4308 NCS
Authorizing sale of property, Carondelet, St. Chas., Poydras and Perdido to provide for engine house in radius shown. Radius: St. Charles. - Saratago, Poydras - Canal
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 13 4421 NCS
Accepting bid. Radius: St. Charles. - Saratago, Poydras - Canal
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 21 5388 NCS
Authorizing addition to ground. Location: St. Peter - Orleans, Derbigny - Claiborne
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 24 3155 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Dauphine - Burgundy, Port - St. Ferdinand
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 24 2826 NCS
Plans and specifications Location: Dauphine - Burgundy, Port - St. Ferdinand
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 24 3362 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Dauphine - Burgundy, Port - St. Ferdinand
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 24 3529 NCS
Awarding contract. Location: Dauphine - Burgundy, Port - St. Ferdinand
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 24 2750 NCS
Authorizing erection. Location: Dauphine - Burgundy, Port - St. Ferdinand
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 25 3030 NCS
Authorizing purchase Location: Leonidas and Oak (New location)
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 25 2921 NCS
Authorizing appropriate. Location: Leonidas - Joliet, Burthe - Elm (Old location)
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 25 3379 NCS
Advertising for bids. Location: Leonidas and Oak (New location)
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 25 4452 NCS
Re: sale of old site. Location: Leonidas and Oak (New location)
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 25 3251 NCS
Amending 3030 NCS. Location: Leonidas and Oak (New location)
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 4037 NCS
Amending 3682 NCS. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 5611 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 3682 NCS
Accepting bid of F. J. Noullet. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 2955 NCS
Rebuilding Eng. House. Location: Tchoup. - Annunciation, Foucher - Anotonine
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 3249 NCS
Authorizing loan Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 3215 NCS
Dedicating site. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 5339 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 3250 NCS
Accepting bid of NoulletI?) Location: Tchoup. - Annunciation, Foucher - Anotonine
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 4 3279 NCS
Plans and specifications, advertising for bids. Location: Villere - Laharpe, St. Bernard
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 5 1371 CS
Purchase of site from proceeds of sale of Girod Street site. Location: Not given
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 5 4154 NCS
Authorizing purchase. Location: Magazine - Camp, Julia - St. Joseph
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 5 4497 NCS
Accepting bid. Location: Magazine - Camp, Julia - St. Joseph
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 5 4274 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Magazine - Camp, Julia - St. Joseph
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 6 1317 CS
Authorizing payment for ground. Location: Magazine between Poeyfare and Caliope
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 6 5336 NCS
Plans and specifications to re-erect. Location: Magazine - Camp, Milan - Berlin
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 7 3774 NCS
Plans and specifications. Location: Daupine - Bourbon, Iberville - Bienville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 7 4196 NCS
Providing for payment. Location: Daupine - Bourbon, Iberville - Bienville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 7 4411 NCS
Accepting bid for construction. Location: Daupine - Bourbon, Iberville - Bienville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 7 4012 NCS
Exchanging for 9929 Bienville. Location: Daupine - Bourbon, Iberville - Bienville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 8 10423 CS
Providing for sale. Location: Decatur - N. Peters, Marigny - Mandeville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No. 8 10817 CC
Accepting bid for sale. Location: Decatur - N. Peters, Marigny - Mandeville
Fire Department Engine Houses Dating from 1885 Engine No.: Miss. #2, Inde. #2, Carr. #1 10246 CS
Purchasing sites. Location: Not given
Fire Department Fire Alarms
4585 OS 1859 Introducing into the City of New Orleans the Fire alarm and Police Telegraph Service. See also 4747 CS and 5216 OS.
Fire Department Fire Alarms
15651 CS 1899 Accepting bid of Arthur Liebe for the construction of a fire alarm office on the roof of City Hall.
Fire Department Fire Alarms
4222 NCS 1906 Making any person occupying a dwelling, store or place of business where automatic fire alram wires are strung, responsible for false alarms. See also 1629 CCS - maikng owners of unoccupied buildings responsible for false alarms occuring therefrom.
Fire Department Fire Alarms
6452 NCS 1910 Authorizing the National Automatic Fire Alarm Company of Louisiana, to establish, maintain and operate a general burglar alarm, messenger and night watch signal service. See No. 13794 CS - requiring the immediate repair of Police and Fire Alarms by companies owning or operating the same.
Fire Department Fire Alarms
14296 CCS 1935 Authorizing the American District Telegraph Co. to establish, maintain and operate a general alarm, fire alarm, sprinkler, supervisory, messenger and night watch signal service.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
474 OS 1852 Creating and incorporating the Red Rover Fire Co. No. 16.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
997 OS 1853 Authorizing the Mayor to purchase from E. McFarland ground and improvements on the north side of Hunter Street, for use of Volunteers Fire Co. No. 1. Also authorized by 373 OS.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
729 OS 1853 Authorizing the purchase of lot No. 4 on Jackson St., between Rousseau and Fulton Streets, for use of Hook and Ladder Fire Co.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
780 OS 1853 Aauthorizing purcahse from T. C. Pierson, a lot on north side of Washington Avenue between Magazine and Camp Streets, for Chalmette Fire Co. No. 3.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
667 OS 1853 Authorizing the Mayor to purchase from the Board de Santos ground and improvements situated on Dauphine St. between Conti and St. Louis Sts., for use of Eagle Fire Co. No. 7.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
3498 OS 1857 Pertaining to the leasing of a lot on Carondelet Street between Julia and Girod Streets for use of Steam Fire Engine "Young America". See 3965 OS - 1858.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
3299 OS 1857 Pertaining to building a fire house for Hope Hook and Ladder Co. No. 3, in square bounded by Levee, Front, Marigny and Elysian Fields Streets.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
4044 OS 1858 Pertaining to the building of an Engine House for Crescent Fire Co. No. 24.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
4459 OS 1859 Pertaining to the buying of a fire house from the Firemen's Charitable Association.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
210 AS 1870 Contracting to erect a fire house for Milneburg Fire Company No. 1.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
176 AS 1870 Granting to the residents of Gentilly the right to organize an independent fire company.
Fire Department Fire Companies - Engine Houses
2058 AS 1873 Authorizing the Mayor to sell a lot of ground on Tchoupitoulas, between Natchez & Poydras Streets, formerly occupied by Mississippi Fire Co. No. 2. See 2374 AS - authorizing settlement with Mississippi Fire Co. No. 2.
Fire Prevention




See Safety Laws
Fire Prevention

2179 OS 1855 Regulating the erection of stove pipes in the City of New Orleans. See also 2505 OS.
Fire Prevention

3175 OS 1856 Prohibiting the use of lighted candles in stables or barns.
Fire Prevention

516 CS 1883 Prohibiting smoking on city wharves.
Fire Prevention

3273 CS 1888 Establishing Fire Limits for the City of New Orelans, prohibiting the erection of frame buildings in certain areas.
Fire Prevention

3621 CS 1889 Requiring owners of buildings with iron shutters to cause to be attached to one window on each floor a device for opening the shutter or window from the ground to provide immediate access in case of fire. Amended by 4461 CS providing the alternative of leaving one such shutter on each floor open continuously.
Fire Prevention

3459 CS 1889 Providing the entrances to vacant houses be kept locked, to prevent the entrance of tramps or others, eliminating a source of danger of fires.
Fire Prevention

3738 NCS 1906 Regulating the occupancy of tenement houses.
Fire Prevention

4317 NCS 1907 Prohibiting the erection of frame buildings within the fire limits of the city. See also 8423 CS.
Fire Prevention

494 CCS 1913 Directing the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department to inspect or cause to be inspected, as often as necessary, all buildings, etc., as a means of preventing fires; removing obstructions to fire equipment, etc.
Fire Prevention

7340 CCS 1923 Establishing a code to govern the construction, alteration, addition and equipment of buildings used for production, storing and handling of nitro-cellulose motion picture films.
Fire Prevention

8073 CCS 1924 Prohibiting the burning of weeds and grass in the city limits. See also 3310 AS.
Fire Prevention

8434 CCS 1925 Conforming with State Act 300 of 1926 providing a Fire Escape Law. See also 9357 CCS - Building Code.
Fire Prevention

8437 CCS 1925 Prohibiting the filling of Auto tanks while the motor is running.
Fire Prevention

9357 CCS 1926 Providing for standard fire doors and exits in public buildings, theatres, etc. Sections 66 and 67 of #9327 CCS - Building Code.
Fortune Telling - Phrenology

7867 CCS
Prohibiting fortune telling by Mediums, Clairvoyants, phrenologists and others.
Fortune Telling - Phrenology

13347 CS 1897 Governing fortune telling by phrenology or otherwise.
Fortune Telling - Phrenology

3107 CCS 1916 Prohibiting fortune telling and imposing a penalty for violation.
Fortune Telling - Phrenology

6747 CCS 1922 Providing that anyone practicing Phrenology shall submit to an examination before three scientists appointed by the Mayor.

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