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Substitute Bill BL2020-277 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 17.40.660 of the Metropolitan Code to allow nonconforming structures destroyed during the March 3, 2020 tornado to rebuild, regardless of the percentage of floor area destroyed (Proposal No. 2020Z-008TX-001).

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

Section 1. That Section 17.40.660 of the Metropolitan Code, the Zoning Ordinance for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, is hereby amended by adding the following provision at the end of subsection D.:

Notwithstanding the foregoing and regardless of the percentage of floor area damaged or destroyed, any nonconforming structure damaged or destroyed by the March 3, 2020, tornado may be reconstructed so long as there is not a substantial increase in the degree of non-conformity.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage and such change be published in a newspaper of general circulation, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Jeff Syracuse

Legislative History

Referred toPlanning Commission
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Comittee

Adopted and Passed Second ReadingJune 9, 2020

Amended and Passed Third ReadingJune 16, 2020

ApprovedJune 17, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

EffectiveJune 19, 2020

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Last Modified: 06/29/2020 5:00 PM