ORDINANCE NO. BL2002-1015
An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, by amending Chapter 17.12 (District Bulk Regulations), all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2002Z-013T).
WHEREAS, to ensure that accessory structures are designed in scale with existing development in zoning districts permitting residential uses;
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:
· amend Chapter 17.12 (District Bulk Regulations), by replacing Section 17.12.040.E.1 (Accessory Buildings) with new Section 17.12.040.E.1.a and b as follows, and by inserting a new Section 17.12.050 as follows and by renumbering the remaining sections:
a. Accessory buildings, when located to the rear of a principal structure on a lot where the rear lot line abuts an alley, shall provide a minimum rear setback of three feet, except when garage doors open directly to an alley, in which case the minimum rear setback shall be ten feet;
b. Accessory buildings (including above-ground swimming pools extending more than twelve inches above ground level) of six hundred square feet or less, when located to the rear of a principal structure, shall provide a minimum side setback equal to one-half of that required for the district (but not less than three feet) and a minimum rear setback of at least three feet, except when garage doors open directly to an alley, in which case the minimum rear setback shall be ten feet;
Building Floor Area Controls. Special floor area controls for lots with Single-Family
and Two-Family Dwellings.
1. On all lots with a size of less than forty thousand square feet, the building coverage of an accessory structure located to the rear of the principal dwelling and complying with the district setbacks shall be limited to 600 square feet or 50 percent of the building coverage of the principal dwelling, whichever is greater, but in no case shall exceed 2,500 square feet.
2. These floor area controls shall not apply to accessory structures proposed on lots where agricultural activities and domestic animals/wildlife are permitted.
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 (03/28/02)
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||May 9, 2002|
|Deferred:||May 21, 2002|
|Passed Third Reading:||June 4, 2002|
|Approved:||June 6, 2002|