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Bill BL2020-236

An ordinance to amend Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding work time restrictions for grading permits.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by creating a new Section 15.64.115 as follows:

15.64.115 – Work on Sunday. Work between certain hours.
A. No person may perform work pursuant to a grading permit between the hours of twelve midnight Saturday night and twelve midnight Sunday night, except by special permission granted by the stormwater division of the department of water and sewerage services.

B. Within or adjacent to a residential zone district, no person may perform work pursuant to a grading permit between the hours of nine p.m. and six a.m.

Section 1. That Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is further amended by creating a new Section 15.64.115 as follows:

15.64.117 - Approved permit and working hours signs—Posted at premises.
A project information sign shall be posted at all project sites, excluding public infrastructure projects, in English and Spanish, for all projects requiring a grading permit. The sign shall include a phone number for the project applicant, as well as a phone number to file complaints with the stormwater division of the metropolitan department of water and sewerage services. One double-sided 24" (vertical) × 36" (horizontal) sign shall be posted for every fifty feet of site frontage, with no more than three signs required per street frontage containing the appropriate set of information:

1. For project sites located within or adjacent to a residential zone district:

No work is allowed to be performed on this site between the hours of 12:00 midnight Saturday night and 12:00 midnight Sunday night, unless a special permit issued by the stormwater division of the department of water and sewerage services is posted in a conspicuous place on these premises. No work is allowed in or beside residential districts between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m."

2. For all other project sites: "No work is allowed to be performed on this site between the hours of 12:00 midnight Saturday night and 12:00 midnight Sunday night, unless a special permit issued by the stormwater division of the department of water and sewerage services is posted in a conspicuous place on these premises.”

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)

Colby Sledge

Legislative History

IntroducedApril 7, 2020

Passed First ReadingApril 7, 2020

Referred toPublic Works Committee

Deferred to May 5, 2020April 21, 2020

Substitute adoptedMay 5, 2020

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

Last Modified: 05/25/2020 4:09 PM