SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BL2017-953

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to restrict door-to-door commercial solicitation to daylight hours and to revise eligibility provisions for issuance of a permit.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 6.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Law is hereby amended by adding a new section 6.64.035 as follows:

6.64.035 – Solicitation Restricted to Daylight Hours.

It shall be a violation of this chapter to engage in door-to-door commercial solicitation on any day after sunset or before sunrise.

 

Section 2: That Chapter 6.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Law is hereby further amended by deleting section 6.64.080 in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

6.64.080 - Persons prohibited.

A person shall not be eligible for issuance of a permit or identification badge under this chapter if:

A.  Such person has been convicted for a felony or any crime involving theft, dishonesty, or any crime of a sexual nature in any jurisdiction.

B.   A permit or an identification badge previously issued to such person under this chapter has been revoked by the clerk under Sections 6.64.130 or 6.64.140 of this chapter.

Section  2. 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: Brett Withers

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: November 7, 2017
Passed First Reading: November 7, 2017
Referred to: Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee
Substitute Introduced: November 21, 2017
Deferred: November 21, 2017
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  
Next Consideration: December 5, 2017

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