ORDINANCE BL2017-982

An ordinance amending section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding Short term rental property – Owner-Occupied uses in two-family dwellings (Proposal No. 2017Z-027TX-001).

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

Section 1. That Section 17.16.250.E of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting subsection 17.16.250.E.1 in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

  1. Permit required.
    a. No person or entity shall operate a STRP or advertise a residential property for use as a STRP without the owner of the property first having obtained a STRP permit issued by the department of codes administration in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
    b. Any advertising or description of a STRP on any internet website must (i) prominently display the permit number for the STRP unit; or (ii) include an image of the permit, or a link to an image of the permit, in which the permit number is legible.
    c. Only one (1) permit shall be issued per lot in single-family and two-family zoning districts.
    d. In two-family dwellings, a permit may be issued for either dwelling unit, provided that (i) the entire two-family dwelling is owned by a single owner, and (ii) one of the dwelling units is the primary residence of the owner.

Section 2. The Metropolitan Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Ordinance to the Office of the Mayor, the Director of the Codes Administration, the Zoning Administrator, and to the Director of the Planning Department.

Section 3. This Ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation and shall take effect from and after its enactment, 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: Planning Commission
Planning, Zoning, & Historical Committee
Public Hearing Scheduled For: December 5, 2017
Passed Second Reading:  
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  
Effective:  
Next Consideration: December 5, 2017

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