In May 2017, Metro Council passed BL2016-484 enacting T.C.A. § 68-211-707 which specifically permits local government legislative bodies to make applicable the provisions of Part 7 of Chapter 211 of Title 68 of the Tennessee Code Annotated which requires local approval of landfills, solid waste disposal facilities and solid waste processing facilities prior to the construction of such facilities and prior to the issuance of a permit by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
Questions, comments and requests for additional information and/or copies can be submitted by email to JacksonLaw@nashville.gov or by letter to:
Metro Nashville Public Works
Attention: Landfill and Processing Facility Applications
750 S. 5th Street, Nashville, TN 37206