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Bill BL2020-300 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Chapter 9.30 of the Metropolitan Code to restrict construction noise between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

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

Section 1. That Section 9.30.010 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the phrase “nine p.m. and six a.m.” and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase “seven p.m. and seven a.m.”

Section 2. Section 2. That Section 9.30.020 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended as shown below:

9.30.020 – Exemptions.

A. Highway, bridge, road, street, dredging in navigable waters, or other public works construction activities, utility work such as water, sewer, gas, electrical, cable, telecom, fiber optic or telephone construction activities and any vehicles used to transport materials to and from such construction activities, so long as the vehicles remain within the highway, road, street or construction right-of-way or easement;
B. Emergency work;
C. Transporting and unloading of construction materials, other than blast materials, between five a.m. and seven a.m.
D. In the event the forecasted temperature is to above 90 degrees Fahrenheit on a given day, the noise restrictions set forth in Section 9.30.010 shall be between the hours of nine p.m. and six a.m.

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.

Sponsor(s)

Emily Benedict, Russ Bradford, Angie Henderson, Gloria Hausser, Zulfat Suara, Brandon Taylor

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Legislative History

IntroducedJune 2, 2020

Passed First ReadingJune 2, 2020

Referred toCodes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee

Deferred to July 7, 2020June 16, 2020

Deferred to August 4, 2020July 7, 2020

Amended August 4, 2020

Passed Second Reading-

Passed Third Reading-

Approved-

By-

Next ConsiderationNovember 5, 2020

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Last Modified: 10/28/2020 8:20 AM