ORDINANCE NO. BL2002-1009
An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, by amending Section 17.04.060 (Definitions of General Terms), all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2002Z-007T).
WHEREAS, there is a need to define the terms "front façade" and "leading edge" in the zoning regulations;
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 more specifically described herein; as follows:
"Front façade" means the front vertical face of a building that is substantially in one plane, has associated with it a primary entrance, and is composed from the following architectural components: exterior walls; columns or other vertical structural elements; windows; doors; roof edges; permanently roofed recesses; and arcades, balconies, or porches with permanent roofs supported by vertical structural supports.
"Leading edge" means that edge of a building's front façade which projects farthest forward on the front portion of a lot. The leading edge may be measured at the forward-most edge of an arcade or of a porch with permanent roof supported by vertical structural supports, but may not be measured at the front-most edge of a projecting awning or stoop.
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: John Summers
|Introduced:||April 2, 2002|
|Passed First Reading:||April 2, 2002|
Commission - Approved 9-0 (3/28/02)
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||May 9, 2002|
|Passed Third Reading:||May 21, 2002|
|Approved:||May 24, 2002|
|Effective Date:||June 6, 2002|