ORDINANCE NO. BL2012-257
An ordinance amending Section 15.64.170 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws with respect to the modification of existing commercial or industrial facilities within the floodway of the Cumberland River.
WHEREAS, section 15.64.170 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws limits floodway construction; and,
WHEREAS, clarification of the types of floodway construction that are permitted is in the interest of the residents of Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. A new subsection 15.64.170(g), reading as follows, shall be added to the Metropolitan Code of Laws:
g. Modification or enlargement of an existing building or other structure located partially or entirely within the floodway of the Cumberland River, so long as such building or structure was in active commercial or industrial use as of July 1, 2012. No such modification or enlargement shall be permitted within the floodway of any Cumberland River tributary or undertaken without the approval of the stormwater management committee.
Section 2. 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: Lonnell Matthews, Darren Jernigan
|Introduced:||September 18, 2012|
|Passed First Reading:||September 18, 2012|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||October 2, 2012|
|Passed Third Reading:||October 16, 2012|
|Approved:||October 17, 2012|