ORDINANCE NO. O99-1615
An ordinance to amend Chapter 17.36 (Overlay Districts), Chapter 17.12 (District Bulk Regulations) and Chapter 17.32 (Sign Regulations) of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Code of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, (99Z-003T), all of which is more particularly described herein.
WHEREAS, Substitute Ordinance SO96-555 enacted a new comprehensive zoning code (Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws); and
WHEREAS, Ordinance O98-1321 and O98-1323 recently amended the zoning code (Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws); and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County has monitored the effectiveness of that new code to implement the general plan and protect the health, safety and general welfare of the community; and
WHEREAS, it is now in the best interest of the citizens of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County to amend selected provisions of that new zoning code so as to better implement the general plan and protect the public health, safety and general welfare of the community;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, be and is hereby amended as specifically described in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein; and
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect five days from and after its passage upon publication of the caption and a summary of the ordinance in a newspaper of general circulation in Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Stewart Clifton & Tim Garrett
Chapter 17.36 (Overlay Districts)
…amend Section 17.36.320 (Urban Design Overlay District: Variation of conventional standards) to delete in its entirety the paragraph in this section and to insert the following in its place:
Variations to the conventional bulk standards of the underlying zoning district(s) as established by Chapter 17.12, Sections 17.12.020 through 17.12.060; the parking, loading and access standards of Chapter 17.20, excluding Subsection B of Section 17.20.060, Section 17.20.120, Sections 17.20.140 through 17.20.170 and Section 17.20.190; the landscaping and buffering standards of Chapter 17.24, excluding Article II; and more strict variations to the sign standards of Chapter 17.32 may be incorporated within the specific standards of an overlay district if deemed necessary to achieve stated design objectives of the district.
Chapter 17.12 (District Bulk Regulations)
…amend Section 17.12.020 (District Bulk Tables) to delete the last two sentences of the first paragraph in this section and to insert the following in its place:
Alternative standards may be imposed by any planned unit development, historic or urban design overlay district as long as the standards are consistent with the purpose and intent of the overlay district.
Chapter 17.32 (Sign Regulations)
…amend Section 17.32.030C (Rationale, definition, system for regulation and overall use: System for Regulation) to insert the following at the bottom of this subsection following "4. Redevelopment districts."
5. Urban Design Overlay districts.
|Introduced:||April 6, 1999|
|Passed First Reading:||April 6, 1999|
Commission - Approved 7-0 (3/18/99)
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||May 4, 1999|
|Passed Third Reading:||May 18, 1999|
|Approved:||May 24, 1999|
|Effective Date:||May 26, 1999|