RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1004A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission to adopt changes to its subdivision regulations to provide for notice of public hearings and consideration on developments in floodway and floodplain areas.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Planning Commission, under the laws of the State of Tennessee, has the authority to adopt subdivision regulations which govern the approval process of subdivisions; and
WHEREAS, Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code provides for zoning standards which include regulations on property contained within floodways and floodplains; and
WHEREAS, in order to improve regulation of developments in floodways and floodplains, it is appropriate that the Planning Commission give notice to affected neighborhoods, and the district council member of the proposed subdivision in a floodplain or floodway area, and that they conduct public hearings giving opportunity for citizens to have input into the decision as to whether the subject subdivision is approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission to adopt changes to its subdivision regulations to provide for notice of public hearings and consideration on developments in floodway and floodplain areas. Such amendments to the regulations should include that notice be given to affected neighborhoods, the district council member, the staff of the Metropolitan Board of Public Education, and that a public hearing be held after such notice to allow citizens to have input into the approval process for subdivisions. Further, the Metropolitan Planning Commission should give great weight and due consideration to citizen concerns and input from other agencies of the Metropolitan Government where services may be impacted by any proposed floodplain development.
SECTION 2. That the Metropolitan Clerk is directed to send a certified copy of this Resolution to the Executive Director and to each member of the Metropolitan Planning Commission.
SECTION 3. That the Executive Director and members of the Metropolitan Planning Commission are further requested to inform The Metropolitan Council of the feasibility and/or the actions taken in compliance with the request contained in Section 1 thereof, not later than sixty (60) days after the adoption of this Resolution.
SECTION 4. That this Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: James Bruce Stanley
|Referred to:||Planning & Zoning Committee|
|Introduced:||April 16, 2002|
|Adopted:||April 16, 2002|
|Returned Unsigned by Mayor:||April 17, 2002|