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Notice of Public Hearings

Speaking at a Public Hearing

Members of the public may address the entire Council body only at a scheduled public hearing. Public Hearings on zoning matters are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Other public hearings for non-zoning matters may be held as part of regular Council meetings throughout the year.

Public Hearing Procedure

The Vice Mayor will open the public hearing for a particular legislative item and ask for a show of hands of those in favor and those opposed to the legislation. Citizens will have 3 minutes to speak, and must identify themselves by name and home address before addressing the Council. An individual may address the Council only once for each particular piece of legislation. Individuals are encouraged not to repeat what has been said by previous speakers.

Distribution of Written Material to the Council

If a member of the public would like to provide the Metropolitan Council members with written material regarding an issue, he/she must provide forty-one copies of the document to the Metropolitan Council Office not later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the Council Meeting. The Council Office is located in Suite 204 on the second floor of the Historic Metropolitan Courthouse at the opposite end of the Council Chamber. The written material must be signed by the individual requesting distribution and have the name and address of the individual providing the material.

Notice of Zoning Amendment Proposals

Notice is hereby given that public hearings on the following proposed amendments to the Zoning Code or Official Zoning Map of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

BILL NO. BL2014-985 Changing from R6 to SP zoning for property at 1604 6th Avenue North, approximately 130 feet north of Hume Street (0.26 acres), to permit up to four residential units.

BILL NO. BL2014-986 Changing from R15 to SP zoning for a portion of property at 3939 Old Hickory Boulevard, east of Stokley Lane and partially within the Floodplain Overlay District (9.89 acres), to permit up to 16 detached residential rental villas.

BILL NO. BL2014-987 Changing from IWD to CS zoning for properties at 501 and 511 Royal Parkway, approximately 550 feet south of Elm Hill Pike (2.21 acres).

BILL NO. BL2014-988 Changing from RM20 to SP zoning for properties at 1212 Hawkins Street and 1119 and 1121 Sigler Street, approximately 330 feet west of 12th Avenue South (0.71 acres), to permit up to 19 multifamily units.

BILL NO. BL2014-989 Changing from RS5 to SP zoning for properties at 1219 and 1221 N. 5th Street, at the southeast corner of Douglas Avenue and N. 5th Street (0.42 acres), to permit up to seven dwelling units.