ORDINANCE NO. BL2016-375

An ordinance to amend Chapter 6.28 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the maximum occupancy of Short Term Rental Property.

WHEREAS, the needs of long-term residents should be reasonably balanced with the allowance of short-term rentals; and

WHEREAS, to further this goal, the application and enforcement procedures in Nashville's Short Term Rental Property ordinance should be modified; and

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

Section 1: Section K of 6.28.030 is amended to delete the first sentence and replace it with the following: "The maximum number of occupants permitted on a STRP property at any one time shall not exceed the lesser of: (1) twice the number of sleeping rooms plus four; and the (2) the maximum capacity allowed under Title 16 and 17 of the Metropolitan Code."

Section 3. That 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: Bob Mendes, Colby Sledge, Freddie O'Connell

AMENDMENT NO. 1
TO
ORDINANCE NO. BL2016-375

Mr. President,

I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2016-375 as follows:

I. By deleting Section 1 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Section 1: Section K of 6.28.030 is amended to delete the first sentence and replace it with the following: "The maximum number of occupants permitted on a STRP property at any one time shall not exceed twice the number of sleeping rooms; provided however that any STRP property with a valid permit as of November 30, 2016, is entitled to the maximum occupancy allowed prior to that date until the earlier of: (a) such time as there is any change in ownership of the STRP; or (b) such time that the STRP property ceases having a valid permit for any reason."

II. By renumbering Section 3 to be Section 2.

Sponsored by: Bob Mendes

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: August 16, 2016
Passed First Reading: August 16, 2016
Referred to: Codes, Fair, and Farmers' Market Committee
Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee
Deferred: September 6, 2016
Amended: September 20, 2016
Deferred to October 18, 2016: September 20, 2016
Re-Referred to: Codes, Fair, and Farmers' Market Committee
Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee
Deferred Indefinitely: October 18, 2016
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  

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