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Bill BL2020-115 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Chapters 10.64 and 16.28 of the Metropolitan Code to require a security plan for parking structures to be constructed in close proximity to a stadium, arena, or racetrack.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 10.64 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new Section 10.64.019:

10.64.019 Parking structures near a stadium, arena, or racetrack.
A. No parking structure, as such is defined by the metropolitan zoning administrator, shall be constructed within 100 feet of a stadium, arena, or racetrack that accommodates or will accommodate 1,000 people or more unless a security plan prepared by a professional sports/entertainment facility security consultant is approved by the fire marshal and the department of codes administration. Said security plan shall, at a minimum, include mitigation mechanisms to protect spectators from attacks associated with explosives contained inside motor vehicles located on or within the parking structure.

Section 2. That Section 16.28.050 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new subsection F.:

F. No permit shall be issued pursuant to this chapter for the construction of a parking structure, as such is defined by the metropolitan zoning administrator, within 100 feet of a stadium, arena, or racetrack that accommodates or will accommodate 1,000 people or more unless a security plan prepared by a professional sports/entertainment facility security consultant is approved by the fire marshal and the department of codes administration. Said security plan shall, at a minimum, include mitigation mechanisms to protect spectators from attacks associated with explosives contained inside motor vehicles located on or within the parking structure.

Section 3. This ordinance take effect from and after its enactment, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Steve Glover

Legislative History

IntroducedJanuary 7, 2020

Passed First ReadingJanuary 7, 2020

Referred toCodes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee
Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee

Amended and deferred to February 4, 2020January 21, 2020

Deferred to February 18, 2020February 4, 2020

Failed Second ReadingFebruary 18, 2020

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Last Modified: 02/20/2020 2:08 PM