ORDINANCE BL2017-1030

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code of Laws Chapter 2.48 to require an annual study be conducted by the Department of Public Works to determine the cost of sidewalks within Davidson County and further amending Metropolitan Code of Laws Section 17.20.120 to preclude in lieu payments absent such study (Proposal No. 2017Z-030TX-001).

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

Section 1. That Chapter 2.48 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by adding the following as new section 2.48.040:

Section 2.48.040 – Annual Study of Sidewalk Costs

The department of public works shall conduct an annual study which determines the costs of constructing sidewalks within Davidson County, to be completed by July 1 of each year. Such study shall solicit input from all affected parties and shall include hearings open to the public. The results of each study shall be submitted to the metropolitan council immediately upon completion.

Section 2. That Section 17.20.120 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by adding the following as subsection D.4:

4. If the study required under section 2.48.040 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is not timely completed, the department of public works shall not require any applicant to pay a contribution, as otherwise provided for under this section, until such study is completed.

Section 3. 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: Steve Glover

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: December 5, 2017
Passed First Reading: December 5, 2017
Referred to: Planning Commission
Budget & Finance Commmittee
Planning, Zoning, & Historical Committee
Public Works Committee
Public Hearing Scheduled For: January 2, 2018
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  
Effective:  
Next Consideration: January 2, 2018

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