ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-822

An Ordinance amending Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the definition of “performing arts facility” for the purpose of obtaining a permit to sell beer.

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

Section 1. Title 7 of the Metropolitan Code, the Alcoholic Beverage Laws of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, is hereby amended by amending Section 7.08.010 by amending the definition of “performing arts facility” by deleting the existing subsection 3, and by adding the following new subsections 3 and 4:

3. A facility totaling more than 175,000 square feet in size that is owned by a not-for-profit corporation, is located within the downtown code (DTC) district as defined in Title 17 of this code, and includes a concert hall at which live symphonic music is regularly performed.

4. A performing arts facility meeting the definition in subsections 2 and 3 above may enter into a management agreement with a concessionaire for the provision of food or beverage service (including beer) on its premises, provided that the concessionaire obtains a beer permit pursuant to this chapter. Such concessionaire shall also be considered a performing arts facility under this subsection. The premises of a performing arts facility meeting the definition in subsections 2 and 3 above shall include all enclosed and outdoor areas of the property.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its enactment, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Erica Gilmore

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: July 1, 2014
Passed First Reading: July 1, 2014
Referred to: Public Safety Committee
Passed Second Reading: July 15, 2014
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  

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