ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-684
An Ordinance amending Chapters 17.04 and 17.16 of the Metropolitan Code to modify the definition and conditions of “Accessory dwelling, detached.” (Proposal No. 2014Z-007TX-001).
WHEREAS, detached accessory dwellings allow for more opportunities for a range of housing types;
WHEREAS, detached accessory dwellings maintain the existing lot pattern and allow for increased development options without teardowns;
WHEREAS, detached accessory dwellings allow for neighborhood scale infill while retaining the overall character of the neighborhood; and
WHEREAS, encouraging and fostering additional innovative housing choices and reinvestment in areas with Urban Design Overlays helps to enhance the quality of development for the citizens of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNTY OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 17.04.060 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following to the definition of “Accessory dwelling, detached” after the phrase “historic overlay district”:
“or in any urban design overlay with development standards for detached accessory dwellings.”
Section 2. That Section 17.16.030 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting subsection F.1.a. and re-letting the subsections accordingly.
Section 3. That this Ordinance shall take effect five (5) days from and 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: Walter Hunt
|Introduced:||February 4, 2014|
|Passed First Reading:||February 4, 2014|
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||March 4, 2014|
|Passed Third Reading:||March 18, 2014|
|Approved:||March 19, 2014|
|Effective:||March 28, 2014|
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