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Bill BL2018-1329 (as amended)

An ordinance amending various provisions of Chapter 12.42 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding residential permit parking.

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

Section 1. Subsection 12.42.040(B) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

B. The councilmember shall then submit the petition to the chief traffic engineer with a written request for an assessment or study by staff to determine whether the geographic area within the boundaries set forth in the area from which residents have signed the petition and surroundings and other conditions affecting parking within those same boundaries meet the factors outlined in Section 12.42.030. After the assessment from staff has been completed, the councilmember shall conduct a publicly noticed community meeting for the proposed RPP area prior to submitting a recommendation to the Traffic and Parking Commission regarding whether the item should be placed on an agenda for an upcoming Traffic and Parking Commission public hearing.

Section 2. Subsection 12.42.050(B) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

B. A permit shall be issued for a designated residential permit parking area upon application and payment of the applicable fee by a person eligible for such permit. Only persons who own or operate one or more motor vehicles and reside on property immediately adjacent to a street, avenue, or other location selected for implementation within the resident permit parking area shall be eligible to apply for a residential parking permit. Residents who own or reside on property immediately adjacent to a street, avenue, or other location selected for implementation within the residential permit parking area but do not own or operate a motor vehicle may nevertheless purchase from Public Works residential permit parking visitor's permits.

Section 3. Section 12.42.090 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

12.42.090 - Residential permit parking visitor's permit.

In a residential permit parking area where parking spaces for visitors are not set aside on-street, residents of dwelling units located immediately adjacent to a street, avenue, or other location selected for implementation within the residential permit parking area shall be eligible to purchase two (2) visitor's permits per residential address that will be valid for a calendar year. The application for the annual visitor permits shall identify the resident's name, address, and unit number, if applicable, and shall be assigned a unique identification number. Annual visitor passes shall not be transferable. Annual visitor permits that are lost or stolen shall be reported immediately to the department of public works and replacement annual visitor permit(s) shall be issued. The first lost or stolen visitor permit shall be replaced at no cost. Subsequent lost or stolen permits within the same calendar year shall be replaced at the cost of $5 or the current cost of a visitor permit pass, whichever is greater.

In addition to two annual visitor permits, residents within the residential permit parking area may also purchase up to three short-term visitor parking passes which shall be valid for fourteen days and shall be renewable but not transferrable The application shall identify the guest, the address that the guest will be visiting, as well as the guest's vehicle's make, model, and license plate number. The application shall also show the name and address of the host and shall be signed by the host. Permits for visitors shall be issued upon application unless the chief traffic engineer determines that adequate space is not available within that area. No permit holder shall be issued more than three visitors permits at any given time.

Section 4. Subsection 12.42.100(A) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby deleted in its entirety replaced with the following:

A. It shall constitute a violation of this article for any individuals to falsely represent themselves as eligible for a residential parking permit or to furnish any false information in an application to the chief traffic engineer in order to obtain a residential parking permit."

Section 5. 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)

Brett Withers

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Legislative History

IntroducedSeptember 18, 2018

Passed First ReadingSeptember 18, 2018

Referred toTraffic and Parking Commission - Approved
Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee

DeferredOctober 2, 2018

Passed Second ReadingOctober 16, 2018

AmendedNovember 6, 2018

Passed Third ReadingNovember 6, 2018

ApprovedNovember 13, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 11/14/2018 10:24 AM