ORDINANCE NO. BL2010-749
An Ordinance amending Chapter 6.81 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the booting of vehicles.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 6.81.005 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the definitions of “attended commercial parking lot” and “unattended commercial parking lot” and substituting with the following new definitions:
“Attended commercial parking lot” means a lot or garage used for the temporary storage of passenger cars or trucks for a fee, and that is staffed by an attendant at all times vehicles are parked. Attended commercial parking lots do not include residential parking areas.
“Unattended commercial parking lot” means a lot or garage used for the temporary storage of passenger cars or trucks for a fee, and that is not staffed by an attendant. Unattended commercial parking lots do not include residential parking areas.
Section 2. That Chapter 6.81 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by renumbering Section 6.81.010, “License required to provide booting service”, as Section 6.81.015, and by adding the following new Section 6.81.010:
6.81.010 Purpose and intent.
It is declared to be the purpose and intent of this chapter that all booting services doing business within the area of the metropolitan government be licensed and required to have adequate insurance coverage in force as set out in this chapter for the protection and welfare of the public. Booting by booting services shall be restricted to attended or unattended commercial parking lots. The provisions of this chapter shall regulate the use of boots and booting services within the area of the metropolitan government.
Section 3. That Section 6.81.180 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the catchline “Booting regulations applicable to commercial parking lots”, and substituting with the catchline “Signage -- unpaid parking violations.”
Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Michael Craddock
|Introduced:||August 17, 2010|
|Passed First Reading:||August 17, 2010|
|Referred to:||Public Safety Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||September 21, 2010|
|Passed Third Reading:||October 5, 2010|
|Approved:||October 7, 2010|