ORDINANCE NO. BL2000-478
An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Section 17.04.060 (Definitions of General Terms) by clarifying heavy, medium and light manufacturing uses permitted in various industrial districts (Proposal No. 2000Z-023T), all of which is more particularly described herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That Title 17 of the Code of Laws of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, be and is hereby amended by making certain changes in the Official Zoning Map for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, which is made a part of said Title 17 by reference, as follows:
By amending Section 17.04.060 (Definitions of General Terms) by clarifying the definitions of "Manufacturing, Heavy", "Manufacturing, Medium", and "Manufacturing, Light" as follows:
Manufacturing, Heavy. "Heavy manufacturing" means the manufacture or compounding process of raw materials. These activities or processes would necessitate the storage of large volumes of highly flammable, toxic matter or explosive materials needed for the manufacturing process. These activities may involve outdoor operations as part of their manufacturing process. Typical heavy manufacturing uses include but are not limited to: concrete batch plants; concrete, tile, or brick manufacturing; automobile, truck, and tire assembly; ammonia or chlorine manufacturing; metal casting or foundries; gas manufacturing; grain milling or processing; metal or metal ore production, refining, smelting, or alloying; petroleum or petroleum product refining; boat, pool and spa manufacturing; slaughtering of animals; glass manufacturing; paper manufacturing; and wood or lumber processing.
Manufacturing, Medium. "Medium manufacturing" means the processing and manufacturing of materials or products predominately from extracted or raw materials. These activities may include outdoor assembly and storage of products. Outdoor manufacturing of raw materials into compost, primarily for commercial resale, is a medium manufacturing activity. These activities do not necessitate the storage of large volumes of highly flammable, toxic matter or explosive materials needed for the manufacturing process. Typical medium manufacturing uses include but are not limited to: alcoholic beverages; glue; carpet; porcelain products for bathroom and kitchen fixtures; bleaching products; vegetable gelatin; dye stuffs; welding; furniture; and sporting goods;
Manufacturing, Light. "Light manufacturing" means the manufacture, predominately from previously prepared materials, of finished products or parts, including processing, fabrication, assembly, treatment and packaging of such products, and incidental storage, sales and distribution of such products, but excluding basic industrial processing and custom manufacturing. Typical light manufacturing uses include but are not limited to: electronic goods; food and bakery products; non-alcoholic beverages; paper imprinting; household appliances; leather products; jewelry; food and bakery products; and, clothing apparel.
SECTION 2. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this ordinance take effect immediately after its passage and such change be published in a newspaper of general circulation, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Melvin Black
|Introduced:||October 3, 2000|
|Passed First Reading:||October 3, 2000|
Commission - Approved 8-0 (9/28/00)
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Deferred:||November 9, 2000|
|Passed Second Reading:||November 21, 2000|
|Passed Third Reading:||December 5, 2000|
|Approved:||December 19, 2000|
|Effective:||December 21, 2000|