ORDINANCE NO. BL2012-284

An Ordinance amending Chapter 12.13 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the use of speed cushions as part of the neighborhood traffic management program.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That Chapter 12.13 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new Section 12.13.120:
12.13.120 – Use of speed cushions as a traffic calming program device.
A. Notwithstanding any provision of the Metro neighborhood traffic management program guidelines to the contrary, upon the determination by the chief traffic engineer that a neighborhood meets the standards for neighborhood traffic management, the department of public works shall install rubber speed cushions upon any residential public street within the neighborhood for which a written petition on a form prescribed by the chief traffic engineer, and signed by not less than fifty-five percent (55%) of the resident homeowners having ingress and egress to such street, is submitted to the department of public works requesting the installation of the speed cushions.
B. Such speed cushions shall be installed in addition to, or in lieu of, other traffic calming devices recommended by the chief traffic engineer.

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: Bruce Stanley

Amendment No. 1
To
Ordinance No. BL2012-284

Madam President:

I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2012-284 by amending Section 1 as follows:

1. By deleting the designation “Chapter 12.13” and substituting in lieu thereof the designation “Chapter 12.12”.

2. By deleting the section number “12.13.120” and substituting in lieu thereof the section number “12.12.200”.

Sponsored by: Bruce Stanley

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: October 16, 2012
Passed First Reading: October 16, 2012
Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committee
Amended: November 13, 2012
Deferred to December 18, 2012: November 13, 2012
Deferred Indefinitely: December 18, 2012
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By: