ORDINANCE NO. BL2005-631
An ordinance to amend various sections of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, relative to permitting the rebuilding of any non-conforming, single-family dwelling located in a non-residential zoning district if damaged or destroyed involuntarily, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2005Z-057T).
WHEREAS, a non-conforming use is defined as a once legally established use, but which now does not currently conform to the applicable use regulations of the zoning district in which it is located;
WHEREAS, there are 394 non-conforming, single-family dwellings located in the OL, OG, CN, CL, CS, CF, IWD, and IR non-residential zoning districts within Davidson County;
WHEREAS, these property owners are unable to secure or refinance a residential mortgage for these homes since the Metro Zoning Code prohibits their reconstruction, if involuntarily damaged or destroyed, a provision that applies to all non-conforming single-family uses countywide;
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper to permit single-family dwellings to be reconstructed if damaged or destroyed involuntarily.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNTY OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND
SECTION 1. By amending Section 17.40.650.E (Damage or Destruction of a Structure Containing a Non-Conforming Use), by adding the following as E.3:
3. In any non-residential district, any single-family dwelling that is damaged or destroyed involuntarily may be restored within one year of the date of damage, regardless of the percentage of damage or destruction. The setbacks of the original dwelling shall apply to any reconstructed residential dwelling.
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: Ronnie Greer, Ludye Wallace
ORDINANCE NO. BL2005-631
I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2005-631 by deleting the word "involuntarily" wherein it appears in the fourth recital clause and in Section 1 of the ordinance.
Sponsored by: Ronnie
Greer, Ludye Wallace
|Introduced:||April 5, 2005|
|Passed First Reading:||April 5, 2005|
Commission - Approved 10-0
(April 28, 2005)
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||May 3, 2005|
|Amended:||May 17, 2005|
|Passed Third Reading:||May 17, 2005 - Roll Call Vote|
|Approved:||May 19, 2005|
|Effective:||May 21, 2005|