SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE NO. BL2017-611

An ordinance amending Section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require the consent of notification of objection or opposition by adjacent property owners, Home Owner Associations, Condominium Associations, or other such community associations prior to issuance of a Short Term Rental Property permit (Proposal No. 2017Z-007TX-001).

WHEREAS, short term rental property (STRP) units pose potential disruption to the quality of life for neighborhoods and other residential areas; and

WHEREAS, to reduce the potential for such disruption, STRP permit applicants should obtain the consent of adjacent property owners as well as any Home Owners Association, Condominium Association, or other such community association that governs the proposed STRP property.

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

Section I. That section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting subsection17.16.250.E.2.iii in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

iii. Proof of the consent to the issuance of a STRP permit by each owner of each adjacent property prior to filing the application. Such proof of consent shall consist of a statement signed and dated by each adjacent property owner(s) verifying that the STRP permit may be issued with his/her consent.

Section 2. That section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby further amended by deleting subsection 17.16.250.E.2.v in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

v. A statement that the applicant has (a) notified in writing any Home Owners Association, Condominium Association, or other such community association which governs the proposed STRP property as to the pending STRP permit application; (b) advised the department of codes administration of any objection or opposition to the application by any such association of which the applicant is aware; and (c) confirmed that operating the proposed STRP would not violate any Home Owners Association agreement or bylaws, Home Owners Association Agreement, Covenants, Codes and Restrictions or any other agreement governing and limiting the use of the proposed STRP property.

Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately 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: Fabian Bedne

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: February 7, 2017
Passed First Reading: February 7, 2017
Referred to: Planning Commission - Disapproved (8-0)
Planning, Zoning, & Historical Committee
Amended: March 7, 2017
Deferred to May 2, 2017: March 7, 2017
Public Hearing Scheduled For: May 2, 2017
Passed Second Reading: May 2, 2017
Deferred to July 6, 2017: May 16, 2017
Deferred Indefinitely: July 6, 2017
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  
Effective:  
Next Consideration: July 6, 2017

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