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Bill BL2019-1 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend Sections 1.01.030 and 12.08.170 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to parking fines.

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

Section 1. That Section 1.01.030 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting subsections E, F, and G and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

E. Any person electing to plead guilty and pay a fine in lieu of appearing in court for a violation of Section 12.44.040 subsections A. and B., as they pertain to parking meters, shall pay a fine of twenty-five dollars for each violation.

F. Any person electing to plead guilty and pay a fine in lieu of appearing in court for a violation of Section 12.44.040 subsection C., as it pertains to overtime parking at parking meters, shall pay a fine of twenty-five dollars.

G. Any person electing to plead guilty and pay a fine in lieu of appearing in court for all other parking violations shall pay a fine of twenty-five dollars unless otherwise specified.

Section 2. That Section 12.08.170 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by deleting the section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

12.08.170 - Violation of regulations adopted by traffic and parking commission—Penalty.

A. Each violation of a traffic regulation adopted by the metropolitan traffic and parking commission and filed with the metropolitan clerk shall constitute a separate offense, punishable by a fine of not less than one dollar nor more than fifty dollars.

B. All violations of subsections A. and B. of Section 12.44.040, as they pertain to parking meters, shall be punishable according to the provisions of Section 1.01.030. All violations of subsection C. of Section 12.44.040, as it pertains to overtime parking at parking meters, shall be punishable according to the provisions of Section 1.01.030.

C. Unless otherwise specified, all other parking violations shall be punishable according to the provisions of Section 1.01.030.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its enactment, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Colby Sledge, Freddie O'Connell, Joy Styles

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee

Introduced October 1, 2019

Passed First ReadingOctober 1, 2019

Passed Second ReadingOctober 15, 2019

Passed Third ReadingNovember 5, 2019

ApprovedNovember 6, 2019

By:

Mayor Cooper's signature

Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to the Metropolitan Clerk at 615-862-6770.

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 8:29 AM