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Subjects beginning with letter E

Main Heading Subheading1 Subheading2 Ordinance Number & Series Date Synopsis Notes
Election Precincts




See Wards.
Election Precincts

4900 NCS 1907 Providing for the construction or purchase of polling booths to comply with the law regulating the conduct of elections.
Election Precincts

5493 NCS 1908 Establishing boundaries of the election precincts of the various wards.
Election Precincts

9194 NCS 1912 Fixing the election precincts of the City of New Orleans. Amended by 14 CCS - correcting clerical errors.
Election Precincts

6038 CCS 1921 Fixing the election precincts of the City of New Orleans and repealing all laws in conflict therewith. See also 6596 CCS, 9359, 9397, 9409, an 9476 CCS.
Election Precincts

12758 CCS 1930 Fixing the election precincts of each Ward of the City of New Orleans provided for under Act 130 of 1916. Repealing all laws in conflict.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

3551 OS 1857 Pertaining to the case of the City of New Orleans vs. the Central Board of Commissioners re: elections approved March 19th, 1857.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

511 AS 1870 Providing for the closing of bar rooms and houses of public entertainment on election day. See also 162 NCS.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

9347 CCS 1926 Calling an electin to submit to the taxpayers the proposition to issue, negotiate and sell bonds in the principal amount of $7,500,000.00 to be used for drainage, the new court house and parish prison, garbage incinerators, City Park Extension and the Municipal Auditorium.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

10677 CCS 1932 Calling a special election to levy a tax for the establishment of a Zoological Garden; carrying into effect Act 81 of 1928. Zoological Gardens established in Audubon Park.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

13665 CCS 1932 Calling an election to vote on the proposition to issue, negotiate and sell bonds of the City of New Orleans in the sum of $750,000.00 for the improvement of streets, roads, bridges, sidewalks, parks and playgrounds.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

14089 CCS 1934 Calling an election for authority to issue, negotiate and sell bonds to be syled "N.O. Sewerage, Water and Drainage Bonds", in the principal sum of $1,800,000.00 for the improvement and extension of sewerage, water and drainage.
Elections - General Board of Commissioners

14152 CCS 1934 Prohibiting anyone other than a member of the Police Departmetn from carrying fire arms on election day.
Electricians

7087 CCS 1922 Requiring examination of Electricians, and the issuing of certificates and licenses. To provide a Board of Electrical Examiners. Amended by 7540 CCS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
14979 CS
Amending paragraph "F" of 13970 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
14124 CS
Amends 13970 CS as to distance and diameter of poles.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
13970 CS
Regularing constructin of wires and poles.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
13945 CS
Amends NO. 13838 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
9357 CCS
Section 113 of the Revised Building Code covering installation of electricity. See 12794 CCS - amending 9357 CCS to provide for the issuance of permits for the installation of electric wiring.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
14212 CS
Amending 13970 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
14394 CS
Amending 13838 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
13794 CS 1897 Providing for the immediate repair or replacement of any electric wires, poles, CONDUITS, ducts, or manholes considered unsafe by the Supt. of Police, Fire Commissioner of City Electricians.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
13838 CS 1897 Providing for the placing of wires and underground, and amending 13794 CS. See 247 NCS and 6170 CCS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
14663 CS 1898 Amending and re-enacting Sec. 5 of 13838 CS and providing for a bond of $10,000 for permit to construct, use or operate conduit, duct, manhole, etc.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15390 CS 1899 Granting permission to Edison Electric Co. to erect junction boxes at street intersections, and providng that the city have use of said boxes as Fire Alarms.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15104 CS 1899 Requiring companies of the same class to erect their pole lines on alterante streets when practicable, and providing conditions under which joint poles may be used.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15180 CS 1899 Granting special permission to the Western Union to connect cables with the nearest manholes, in lieu of requirements of 13838 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15186 CS 1899 Requiring a three-foot railing around uncovered manholes while working inside.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15201 CS 1899 Amending Sectin 14 of 13838 CS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
15203 CS 1899 Providing regulations governing two companies carrying wires on the same poles.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
247 NCS 1900 Amendig ordinance 13838 CS with regard to the opeeration of underground conduits. Repealed by 6170 CCS.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
3050 NCS 1905 Authorizing supervision and inspection of the electric wiring of theatres and other buildings used for public entertainment.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
3354 NCS 1905 Providing for subsurface structures in connectin with the Grunewald Hotel sidewalk.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
4790 NCS 1907 Regularing electric wiring in picture shows, theatres, etc.
Electricity Laws governing installation, construction, etc.
8666 CCS 1925 Providing for the issuance of permits for certain kinds of electrical work; prescribing fees to be charged for permits and inspections. See also 5047 NCS requiring certificate from City Electrician to obtain permit to operate moving pictures, etc.
Emergency Relief Administration

14224 CCS 1935 Appropriating the sum of $45,812.15 for compensation due to the Emergency Relief Administration in the City of New Orleans.
Employers' Liability Act

8736 CCS 1925 Providing that the provisions of Louisiana's Employers' Liability Act (Act 20 of 1914) shall apply to the members of the Police Force of this city.
Engineers




See Boiler Inspectors.
Engineers

6647 CS 1892 Providing for the creation of a Board of Examiners and Inspectors of Engineers, for the inspection of steam boilers, tanks, pipes, apparatus, etc. Amended by 6719 CS.
Engineers

5392 NCS 1905 Requiring engineers of Steam Engines to have a license, creating a Board of Examiners.
Engineers

14113 CCS 1934 Providing for the appointment of a Chief Boiler Inspector to be under the direction of the Commissioner of Public Safety for the examination of boilers, steam heating plants and unfired pressure vessels Amended by 14159 CCS.
Engineers

14160 CCS 1934 Providing for the annual physical and mental examination of persons engaged in the operation of steam boilers, steam engines, internal combustion engines and/or refrigeration equipment. Amended by 14195, 14216, 14231, and 14237 CCS.
Explosives and Inflammables




See also "Gasoline File".
Explosives and Inflammables

3121 OS 1856 Article 2, Section 1 of this ordinance provides that no person shall have, keep or possess within the limits of the city any quantity of oil of vitrol, and aqua fortis, unless it be kept in a place approved by the Mayor or Surveyor.
Explosives and Inflammables

1153 AS 1871 Regulating the manufacturing, storing, keeping and disposal of petroleum and other inflammable oils and commodities. See also 4053 AS.
Explosives and Inflammables

1313 AS 1872 To prevent the landing or introduction of torpedoes within the corporate limits of the City of New Orleans.
Explosives and Inflammables

4905 AS 1879 Regularing the transfer of gun powder within the city limits.
Explosives and Inflammables

805 NCS 1901 Prescribing certain limits for the storage of fuel and illuminating oils within the city. See also Gasoline File.
Explosives and Inflammables

1221 NCS 1902 Covering the storage and transportation of explosives within the City of New Orleans. Amended by 1693 NCS - See also 2100 CCS and 2908 CCS covering the storage of benzine, gasoline, naptha and other inflammables in quantities exceeding 50 gallons.
Explosives and Inflammables

8070 NCS 1911 Regulating the handling and storage of Calcium Carbide in the City of New Orleans.
Explosives and Inflammables

13279 CCS 1931 Covering the manufacture, transportation and storage of explosives. See also 1221 NCS.
Explosives and Inflammables

14513 CCS 1937 Regulating the manner in which gasoline, kerosene, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, gun powder and all other combustibles and explosives shall be brought into and out of the city, by tanks, trucks and other conveyances. Amended by 14546 CCS.
Explosives and Inflammables

14687 CCS 1937 Prohibiting the selling, keeping, storing, offering for sale, giving away discharging or transporting of any fireworks or explosives, without first obtaining a permit.
Expositions and Exhibitions

452 CS 1883 Providing for the erection of a building in Upper City Park (Audubon) as a Horticultural Hall, and granting use of the park to the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, from 1883 to 1885. See 1382 CS - transferring this privilege to the North, Central and South American Exposition.
Expositions and Exhibitions

2328 NCS 1904 Authorizing the loan to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition any pitures, curios, objects of art, or documents in the City Archives, to be used as an exhibit and sent to the St. Louis Exposition.
Expositions and Exhibitions

11927 CCS 1930 Paying the permanent International Trade Exhibition the sum of $5,000.00 being the city's pledge for 5000 square feet to be used in demonstrating exhibits.

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