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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, July 7, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

BILL NO. BL2014-806 Changing from RS5 to SP zoning for property at 1209 Montgomery Avenue, approximately 290 feet north of Richardson Avenue (0.18 acres), to permit up to two single-family dwelling units on separate lots.

BILL NO. BL2014-937 Changing from AR2a to RS10 zoning for property at 12444 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 1,600 feet east of Murfreesboro Pike (32.5 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1053 Amending Chapters 17.37 and 17.40 to update the Downtown Code (DTC) standards.

BILL NO. BL2015-1064 Amending 17.08.030 to allow detached accessory dwellings as a use permitted with conditions in the CL zoning district.

BILL NO. BL2015-1098 Amending 17.08 and 17.16 pertaining to “Community Education” siting and to allow Community Education as a permitted use in the CN, SCN, IWD, IR and IG zoning districts.

SUBSTITTUTE BILL NO. BL2015-1120 Amending 17.36 and 17.40 to create a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) Overlay District.

BILL NO. BL2015-1121 Amend various sections of Title 17 related to artisan manufacturing and associated uses.

BILL NO. BL2015-1139 Amending Title 17 to establish a requirement for affordable housing units, and to authorize the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Planning Department, to establish rules and regulations in accordance with this ordinance.

BILL NO. BL2015-1140 Amend Section 17.40.720 of the Metropolitan Zoning Code to modify the general requirements of public notice mailings for Board of Zoning Appeals hearings.

BILL NO. BL2015-1152 Amending Chapters 17.12 to update the Downtown Code (DTC) standards.

BILL NO. BL2015-1154 Changing from IG to MUI-A zoning for properties at 700, 740, 750, 800, 815, 901, 905 Cowan Street and 1420 and 1432 Cowan Court, approximately 2,000 feet north of Jefferson Street (59.13 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1155 Making applicable the provision of the DADU overlay to various properties along Davidson Street, Dew Street, Eastside Avenue, Electric Avenue, Glenview Drive, Lenore Street, Long Avenue, Ozark Street, South 9th Street, South 10th Street, South 11th Street, South 12th Street, South 13th Court, South 13th Street, South 14th Street, South 15th Street, South 16th Street, South 17th Street, South 18th Street, South 19th Street, South 20th Street, Sevier Court, and Sevier Street.

BILL NO. BL2015-1156 Changing from R6 to SP zoning for properties at 1114 and 1116 2nd Avenue South, approximately 205 feet north of Chestnut Street (0.29 acres), to permit up to four residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1157 Changing from AR2a to CL zoning for a portion of property at Nolensville Pike (unnumbered), approximately 950 feet south of Swiss Avenue (1 acre).

BILL NO. BL2015-1158 Changing from RS10 to SP zoning for property at 115 Hart Lane, approximately 690 feet east of the intersection of Dickerson Pike and Hart Lane, (4.59 acres), to permit up to 26 multi-family residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1159 Changing from R6 to SP zoning for properties at 1318 and 1322 Pillow Street, at the northeast corner of Pillow Street and Merritt Avenue (0.618 acres), to permit up to 14 multi family residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1160 Changing from RS7.5 to SP zoning for properties at 2208 Eastland Avenue and Skyview Drive (unnumbered), approximately 775 feet west of Riverside Drive (3.27 acres), to permit up to 20 detached dwelling units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1161 Changing from RS10 to RS7.5 zoning for property at 308 Tanksley Avenue, approximately 440 feet east of Nolensville Pike (0.36 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1162 Changing from R20 to SP zoning for properties at 2800 and 2804 Valley Brook Place, approximately 950 feet south of Woodmont Boulevard (0.92 acres), to permit three single family lots.

BILL NO. BL2015-1163 Changing from RS5 to R6 for properties at 902 and 904 Douglas Avenue, on the south side of Douglas approximately 400 feet west of Emmett Avenue (0.34 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1164 Changing from R10 to SP for a portion of property at 4401 Lebanon Pike, at the north east corner of Lebanon Pike and Highland View Drive (0.28 acres), to permit a LED sign.

BILL NO. BL2015-1165 Changing from RS5 to SP for property at 620 South 13th Street, at the northwest corner of South 13th Street and Sevier Street (0.18 acres), to permit an attached two-family structure.

BILL NO. BL2015-1169 Making applicable the provisions of the contextual overlay to various properties along Carter Avenue, Eastland Avenue, Himes Drive, McKennell Drive, Pafford Drive, Preston Drive, Rose Park Drive, Rosebank Avenue, Roseview Drive, and Solon Drive (approximately 78 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1170 Amending the Potter Specific Plan District to revise the building locations of the approved plan on property at 7734 Highway 70 South, at the northwest corner of Highway 70 South and Harpeth Valley Road, zoned SP (3.41 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1171 Changing from IWD to RM20-A zoning for properties at 844 and 846 Cherokee Avenue, approximately 1,775 feet east of Jones Avenue (0.82 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1172 Changing from R6 to MUL-A for properties at 1100, 1106, 1110, 1114, 1116 and 1120 3rd Avenue South, between Mildred Shute Avenue and Chestnut Street (0.96 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1178 Changing from RS15 and IR to IWD zoning for properties at Ashland City Highway (unnumbered) and Cato Road (unnumbered), approximately 1,100 feet east of Jennie Brown Lane (28.4 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1182 Changing from RS40 to RM20 zoning for property at 6411 Charlotte Road Circle, approximately 100 feet east of Charlotte Pike (1.56 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1205 Changing from CF to SP zoning for property at 1512, 1514, 1516, 1522, 1524, 1528, 1530 Demonbreun Street; 112 and 118 16th Avenue South and 1529, 1531 and 1533 McGavock Street, at the southeast corner of 16th Avenue South and McGavock Street (3.38 acres), to permit a mixed use development.

BILL NO. BL2015-1206 Cancelling 12 properties from the Music Row Urban Design Overlay (UDO) district at 1512, 1514, 1516, 1522, 1524, 1528, 1530 Demonbreun Street; 112 and 118 16th Avenue South and 1529, 1531 and 1533 McGavock Street, at the southeast corner of 16th Avenue South and McGavock Street (3.38 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1207 Changing from RS15 to SP zoning for properties at 7037 Highway 70 South and Highway 70 South (unnumbered), approximately 1,065 feet east of Old Hickory Boulevard (14.99 acres), to permit a mixed use development.

BILL NO. BL2015-1208 Changing from ON to RM20-A zoning for property at 1208 Hawkins Street, approximately 200 feet west of 12th Avenue South (0.25 acres).

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, July 21, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

BILL NO. BL2015-1153 Amend various sections of Title 17 to add alternative zoning districts and modify alternative zoning district standards.

BILL NO. BL2015-1167 Changing from SP to RS5 zoning for various properties along Arrington Street, Berry Street, Cleveland Street, Douglas Avenue, Evanston Avenue, Joseph Street, Lischey Avenue, Meridian Street, Montgomery Avenue, North 2nd Street, North 5th Street, North 6th Street, North 7th Street, North 8th Street, Pennock Avenue, Richardson Avenue, Stainback Avenue, Stockell Street, Treutland Avenue, Vaughn Street and Vernon Winfrey Avenue, south of Douglas Avenue (approximately 238 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1168 Making applicable the provisions of the DADU overlay for various properties along Arrington Street, Berry Street, Carter Street, Cleveland Street, Cline Avenue, Douglas Avenue, Eastmoreland Street, Edith Avenue, Emmett Avenue, Evanston Avenue, Foster Street, Gatewood Avenue, Grace Street, Granada Avenue, Hancock Street, Hart Avenue, Jones Avenue, Joseph Avenue, Laurent Street, Lischey Avenue, Lucile Street, Mansfield Street, Marie Street, Marina Street, Marshall Street, McFerrin Avenue, Meridian Street, Montgomery Avenue, Myrtle Street, North 2nd Street, North 3rd Street, North 5th Street, North 6th Street, North 7th Street, North 8th Street, North 9th Street, Neill Avenue, Pennock Avenue, Pullen Avenue, Richardson Avenue, Sharpe Avenue, Smiley Street, Stainback Avenue, Stockell Street, Treutland Avenue, Vaughn Street, Vernon Winfrey Avenue, West Greenwood Avenue, West McKennie Avenue, and Wilburn Street, south of East Trinity Lane and west of Gallatin Pike (approximately 626 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1173 Changing from R8 to SP zoning for property at 511 Snyder Avenue and 5800 Maxon Avenue, at the northwest corner of Maxon Avenue and Snyder Avenue (0.34 acres), to permit up to four detached residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1174 Changing from AR2a to RM6 (6.51acres) and RS10 (36.3 acres) zoning for property at Hamilton Church Road (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of Hobson Pike and Hamilton Church Road (total of 42.81 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1175 Changing from CS to MUL-A zoning for properties at 461 and 465 Humphreys Street, at the southwest corner of Martin Street and Humphreys Street (0.34 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1176 Changing from R8 to SP zoning for properties at 5800 and 5802 Robertson Avenue, at the northwest corner of Robertson Avenue and Snyder Avenue (0.28 acres) to permit up to 4 detached residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1177 Changing from RS5 to RM20-A zoning for properties at 1- 4, 6, 8, 10, 12-25 Fern Avenue and Fern Avenue (unnumbered), 116 and 118 Elmhurst and Elmhurst (unnumbered), west of Dickerson Pike (4.58 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1179 Changing from CS and R8 to SP zoning for properties at 2814 12th Avenue South and Paris Avenue (unnumbered), at the northeast corner of 12th Avenue South and Paris Avenue, (0.64 acres), to permit a mixed-use development with up to 6 residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1180 Changing from RS5 to SP zoning for property at 109 Douglas Avenue, approximately 250 feet east of Dickerson Pike, (0.18 acres), to permit up to three attached residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1181 Changing from SP to SP zoning for property at 1225 Stainback Avenue, at the southeast corner of Douglas Avenue and Stainback Avenue, (0.14 acres), to permit up to four attached residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1183 Amending the Aquinas College Institutional Overlay district for a portion of property at 4210 A Harding Pike, approximately 225 feet west of Cherokee Road (46.5 acres), zoned R8, to maintain existing buildings and add temporary modular buildings for swing space during renovations.

BILL NO. BL2015-1184 Changing from R20 to RS20 zoning for various properties along Nichol Lane, east of Page Road and south of West Tyne Drive (approximately 10.5 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1185 Changing from OR20 to SP zoning for property at 1518 16th Avenue South, approximately 520 feet south of Horton Avenue (0.22 acres), to permit an office building.

BILL NO. BL2015-1186 Amending the National College Specific Plan District for property at 1638 Bell Road, at the southeast corner of Old Hickory Boulevard and Bell Road (6.64 acres), to permit a digital sign.

BILL NO. BL2015-1187 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 2009 Sevier Street, approximately 540 feet east of South 14th Street (336.43 acres), zoned R6, RS5, and RS7.5.

BILL NO. BL2015-1188 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 4107 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 3,400 feet south of Cleeces Ferry Road (808.74 acres), zoned AR2a.

BILL NO. BL2015-1189 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to a portion of property at 749 Massman Drive, approximately 675 feet north of Elm Hill Pike (0.60 acres), zoned IR.

BILL NO. BL2015-1190 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at Stones River Road (unnumbered), approximately 4,500 feet west of Lebanon Pike (10.62 acres), zoned AR2a.

BILL NO. BL2015-1191 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at the terminus of Lock Two Road.

BILL NO. BL2015-1192 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 1530 Lock Road, approximately 870 feet east of Baptist World Center Drive (5.8 acres), zoned R6.

BILL NO. BL2015-1193 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 511 Oman Street, at the northeast corner of Parthenon Avenue and Oman Street (5.03 acres), zoned IWD and RM20.

BILL NO. BL2015-1194 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 2500 West End Avenue, approximately 840 feet west of 24th Avenue North (91.28 acres), zoned RM20.

BILL NO. BL2015-1195 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at Hillsboro Pike (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of Hillsboro Pike and Old Hickory Boulevard (6.72 acres), zoned R40.

BILL NO. BL2015-1196 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to various properties along Old Hickory Boulevard, Highway 70 South, Highway 100, and Bellevue Road (536.17 acres), zoned R15, R20, R40, RM4, RS15, and RS20.

BILL NO. BL2015-1197 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 408 2nd Avenue North, at the northeast corner of James Robertson Parkway and 2nd Avenue North (2.12 acres), zoned DTC.

BILL NO. BL2015-1198 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to Bank Street, between 1st Ave North and 2nd Ave North, zoned DTC.

BILL NO. BL2015-1199 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 225 Polk Avenue, at the southeast corner of Union Street and Polk Avenue (0.73 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1200 Applying a Historic Landmark Overlay District to property at 417 4th Avenue North at the southwest corner of James Robertson Parkway and Gay Street (2.7 acres), zoned DTC.

BILL NO. BL2015-1201 Changing from MUL and CS to MUG-A zoning for properties at 1715 and 1729 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, at the southwest corner of Rosa L. Parks Boulevard and Buchanan Street (1.84 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1202 Changing from SP to MUL zoning for property at 350 Wallace Road, approximately 120 feet south of Recovery Road (1.45 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1203 Changing from CS to SP zoning for property at 1610 4th Avenue North, approximately 290 feet south of Garfield Street (0.20 acres), to permit up to four residential units.

BILL NO. BL2015-1204 Changing from IWD to MUN-A zoning for property at 1303, 1305, and 1307 Baptist World Center Drive, approximately 75 feet west of Vashti Street (0.82 acres).

BILL NO. BL2015-1209 Changing from AR2a and R10 to SP zoning for properties at County Hospital Road (unnumbered) and 1016 Camilla Caldwell Lane and Camilla Caldwell Lane (unnumbered) and a portion of property located at 1010 Camilla Caldwell Lane, located west of the intersection of County Hospital Road and Hospital Lane, (525.5 acres), to permit a mixed use development.

BILL NO. BL2015-1210 An ordinance to amend various sections of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Zoning Code related to natural gas compressor stations.