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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, March 3, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

BILL NO. BL2015-1004 changing from R10 to RS10 zoning for various properties along Amelia Court, Amelia Drive, Ashlawn Circle, Ashlawn Court, Ashlawn Drive, Ashworth Circle, Ash Grove Drive, Ashmont Circle, Ashmont Drive, Bell Road, Bess Court South, Benzing Road, Brook View Estates Drive, Brook Drive, Eulala Drive, Janice Drive, Jeri Court, Josephine Court, Lou Court, Michele Drive, Ocala Drive, Roxanne Court, Roxanne Drive, Sue Court, Sue Drive, Tusculum Road and Yoest Circle, north of Bell Road approximately 155 acres.

BILL NO. BL2015-1010 Amending Substitute Ordinance No. BL2014-908 to grandfather title loan, cash advance, check cashing, and pawn shop establishments from the application of the Ordinance’s requirements if they had applied for a building permit or zoning certificate prior to the introduction of the Ordinance, but were subsequently denied such building permit or zoning certificate as a result of pendency of the Ordinance.

BILL NO. BL2015-1023 Changing from CS to SP zoning properties at 1614 and 1616 4th Avenue North, approximately 115 feet south of Garfield Street, (0.4 acres), to permit up to seven detached residential dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1024 Changing from RS20 to RS30 zoning for property at 4008 Iroquois Avenue, approximately 600 feet east of Lynwood Boulevard (1.23 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1025 Changing from RS15 to SP zoning for property at 5572 South New Hope Road, at the current terminus of Cherry Bark Court, (3.52 acres), to permit up to 13 single-family dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1026 Changing from R6 to SP zoning for property at 1618 4th Avenue North, at the southeast corner of 4th Avenue North and Garfield Street, (0.40 acres), to permit up to eight residential dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1027 Changing from CS to SP zoning for property at Elliott Avenue (unnumbered), approximately 340 feet west of Franklin Pike, (2.34 acres), to permit a multifamily development containing up to 200 dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1028 Amending a portion of the Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District properties at 7614 A, 7614B, 7616, 7620, 7624, 7632 and 7634 Highway 70 South, west of Sawyer Brown Road, zoned MUL and SCR, (85.5 acres), to permit a mixed use development.

BILL NO. BL2015-1029 Changing from R8 to CS zoning for property at OBrien Avenue (unnumbered), approximately 130 feet west of White Bridge Pike (0.08 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1030 Cancelling the Planned Unit Development properties at Cane Ridge Road (unnumbered), on the east side of Cane Ridge Road, (124.82 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1031 Changing from R6 and CS to SP zoning for property at 1033 Burchwood Avenue, approximately 140 feet west of Gallatin Pike, (0.47 acres), to permit up to eight detached residential dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1032 Applying the contextual overlay to various properties along Greenwood Avenue, Rosebank Avenue, Skyview Drive, Waters Avenue, Shady Lane, Powers Avenue, McCarn Street, Tillman Lane, Washington Avenue, Eastland Avenue, Groves Park Road, Urban Place, Wilsonwood Place, Hackberry Lane, and N. 20th Street.

BILL NO. BL2015-1033 Changing from RS5 to SP zoning properties at 519 and 521 Weakley Avenue, opposite Fern Avenue, (0.34 acres), to permit up to four residential dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1034 Changing from R6 to SP zoning properties at 1505 and 1507 Holly Street, at the northwest corner of Holly Street and Lindsley Park Drive and within the Lockeland Springs-East End Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District, (0.34 acres), to permit up to five dwelling units on three lots, including two lots with one or two-family dwelling units within a single structure on each lot and one lot with a single-family dwelling unit.

BILL NO. BL2015-1035 Applying the provisions of a Contextual Overlay District to properties at 4800, 4801, 4802, 4803, 4805, 4806, 4808, 4809, 4810, and 4811 Michigan Avenue and Michigan Avenue (unnumbered), between 48th Avenue North and 49th Avenue North (approximately 2 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1036 Prohibit clubs as a use in the office (ON, OL, OG, and ORI) zoning districts.

BILL NO. BL2015-1037 Changing from AR2a and SCR to SP zoning properties at 3135 and 3185 Old Franklin Road, 5570 and 5580 Cane Ridge Road and Cane Ridge Road (unnumbered), west of Interstate 24, (approximately 291 acres), to permit a mixed use development.

BILL NO. BL2015-1038 Amending Section 17.16.070 pertaining to the conditions applicable to boat storage facilities.