ORDINANCE NO. BL2016-376

An ordinance declaring a 120-day moratorium upon the issuance of building and grading permits for multi-family developments on property within Metropolitan County Council Districts 28, 29 and 32 of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County.

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Council Districts 28, 29 and 32 have experienced unprecedented growth and development in recent years, including substantial multifamily developments, leading to increasing pressures upon existing infrastructure, public facilities and services; and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council and Metropolitan Planning Department are considering revisions to Title 17 of the Metro Code of Laws to address the concentration of multi-family developments within Metropolitan County Council Districts 28, 29 and 32 of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Tennessee; and

WHEREAS, in the interim, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council declare a temporary moratorium upon new construction of multi-family developments on properties within Districts 28, 29 and 32.

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

Section 1. That a 120-day moratorium is hereby declared upon the issuance of any building or grading permit by the Metropolitan Department of Codes Administration for any multi-family development for property within Metropolitan County Council Districts 28, 29 and 32, the geographic boundaries of which are set forth in the attached Exhibit 1 and as further depicted on the map attached hereto as Exhibit 2.

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: Jacobia Dowell, Tanaka Vercher, Karen Johnson

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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: August 16, 2016
Deferred Indefinitely: August 16, 2016
Passed First Reading:
Referred to: Codes, Fair, and Farmers' Market Committee
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  

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