ORDINANCE NO. BL2015-1152
An Ordinance amending Chapters 17.12 of the Metropolitan Code to update the Downtown Code (DTC) standards. (Proposal No. 2015Z-003TX-002).
WHEREAS, The Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County adopted the Downtown Code (DTC) on February 2, 2010; and
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government recognizes the importance of updating and refining the Downtown Code design standards and process to encourage high quality, sustainable urban development; and
WHEREAS, The Downtown Code strives to encourage active and interactive streetscapes; and
WHEREAS the DTC standards provide opportunities for businesses to thrive, while enhancing the character of Downtown through mixed-use development, housing choices, and commercial and entertainment opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the refinement of the DTC standards will continue to ensure a quality urban experience for the citizens and businesses of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 17.12.120 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby deleted in its entirety.
Section 2. 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: Erica Gilmore
|Introduced:||June 2, 2015|
|Passed First Reading:||June 2, 2015|
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||July 7, 2015|
|Passed Third Reading:||July 21, 2015|
|Approved:||July 22, 2015|
|Effective:||July 24, 2015|
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