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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 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, September 9, 2014, at 6:30 pm in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

BILL NO. BL2013-392 Changing from SP to RS80 zoning for property at Sawyer Brown Road (unnumbered), approximately 540 feet north of Meadow Lane Drive (39.09 acres).

BILL NO. BL2014-853 Changing from R10 and OL to SP zoning for a portion of property at 410 Donelson Pike, at the northwest corner of Lakeland Drive and Donelson Pike (2.04 Acres), to permit up to 15 residential units.

BILL NO. BL2014-854 changing from R6 to SP zoning for property at 404 South 16th Street, at the southwest corner of South 16th Street and Boscobel Street (0.14 Acres), to permit three detached units.

BILL NO. BL2014-855 changing from RS15 to SP zoning for property at 4214 Central Pike, at the southeast corner of South New Hope Road and Central Pike (15.4 Acres), to permit a mixture of use.

BILL NO. BL2014-856 changing from R40 to SP zoning for property at 7295 Sonya Drive, approximately 1,360 feet north of Old Hickory Boulevard (1.83 Acres), to permit up to 16 residential dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2014-857 changing from IR to MUL-A zoning for property at 800 44th Avenue North, approximately 140 feet south of Illinois Avenue (1.66 acres).

BILL NO. BL2014-858 changing from SP to SP zoning for property at Bell Road (unnumbered), approximately 200 feet south of Eagle View Boulevard, (0.9 acres), to permit a restaurant.

BILL NO. BL2014-859 changing from RS5 to SP zoning for property at 1008 Joseph Avenue, approximately 230 feet south of Evanston Avenue, (0.16 acres), to permit up to two detached dwelling units.