An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by making applicable the provisions of a Urban Design Overlay district located at 1002 Warren Street and 1006, 1008, 1010A and 1010B Jackson Street, (.41 acres), to permit 8 single family units, all of which is described here in (Proposal No. 2005UD-004U-09).


Section 1. That Title 17 of the Code of Laws of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, is hereby amended by changing the Official Zoning Map for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, which is made a part of Title 17 by reference, as follows:

By making applicable the provision of a Urban Design Overlay district located at 1002 Warren Street and 1006, 1008, 1010A and 1010B Jackson Street, (.41 acres), to permit 8 multi-family units, as being Property Parcel No. 626, 627, 628, 629, 630 as designated on Map 081-16 of the Official Property Identification Maps of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, all of which is described by lines, words and figures on the plan that was duly considered by the Metropolitan Planning Commission, and which is on file with the Metropolitan Planning Department and made a part of this ordinance as though copied herein.

Section 2. Be it further enacted, that the Metropolitan Clerk is hereby authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause the change to be made on Sheet No. 081 of said Official Zoning Map for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, as set out in Section 1 of this ordinance, and to make notation thereon of reference to the date of passage and approval of this amendatory ordinance.

Section 3. Be it further enacted, that the following conditions and standards be incorporated into the final UDO document, or completed or bonded prior to the issuance of any building permits:

1. Building Height: The maximum building height shall not exceed 2 ½ stories.

2. Porches: The minimum depth shall be 6 feet. Where houses are on the corners of streets and other public open space, wrap around porches shall be incorporated.

3. Parking area screening:
a. Parking must not be visible from public streets, except for alleys, and shall be screened with a 3 ft. year round screen (specify bed width if different from code.)
b. Parking shall be screened from interior courtyard.

4. Landscape buffers:
a. In lieu of the required B buffer yards, plant material shall be distributed throughout the site, and/or park, and a landscaping plan that addresses this must be jointly approved by the Metro Planning and Parks Departments.

5. A 5' sidewalk shall be shown along the parking area.

7. There is a requirement for a minimum raised foundation of 24 inches.

8. Architectural Treatment Standards:
a. Vinyl siding is prohibited.
b. Windows: With the exception of transoms, windows shall be square or vertically proportioned and rectangular in shape with vertically proportioned or square sashes and panes. Windows should not be flush mounted to the exterior of the façade.
c. Muntins, if installed, shall be true divided light or simulated divided light on both sides of the window. Snap-in type muntins are prohibited.
d. Shutters, if installed, shall be sized and shaped to match their openings.

9. Minimum setback from the property line along the park boundary is to be five feet, except for units 7 and 8, in which case there shall be a five foot minimum planting strip between the front porch and the inside edge of the proposed sidewalk.

10. Minimum setback from front property line is ten feet.
Maximum setback from front property line is twenty-five feet.

11. Prior to the issuance of any permits, confirmation of preliminary approval of this proposal shall be forwarded to the Planning Commission by the Stormwater Management division of Water Services and the Traffic Engineering Sections of the Metropolitan Department of Public Works.

12. A maximum of one sign identifying the development may be permitted not to exceed 4 feet in height and 20 square feet in area. Sign shall be set back in line with the proposed building setbacks.

13. The requirements of the Metropolitan Fire Marshal's Office for emergency vehicle access and adequate water supply for fire protection must be met prior to the issuance of any building permits.

14. This preliminary plan approval for the residential portion of the master plans is based upon the stated acreage. The actual number of dwelling units to be constructed may be reduced upon approval of a final site development plan if a boundary survey confirms there is less site acreage.

15. UDO plans must comply with the design conditions of Planning Department staff, as noted above.

16. UDO plans must comply with Public Works' requirements of approval:

a. Dedicate ½ of standard alley right-of-way on alley #565 and install 18 feet of pavement along property frontage.

b. Show passenger car turning template for turning movements for off-alley parking. Parking as shown does not appear to work.

c. Identify garbage/waste management pickup plan.

d. Show parking wheel stop, or other device, to prevent overhang of parked cars on proposed sidewalk

e. No portion of any required parking space shall be located within the right-of-way of a street or alley.

f. For parking areas with ten or more spaces, a minimum queuing distance of twenty feet shall be provided along all access drives between the street right-of-way line and the nearest parking space.

g. Revise the parking layout to configure parking spaces at an angle to the north, away from Jackson Street, as per the requirements of Section 17.20.060 of the Metro Zoning Ordinance. This configuration must comply with the stall depth and driveway width standards as per Table 17.20.060 (90 degree angle parking requires 24 feet of driveway width, 65 degree angle parking requires 17 feet of driveway width, etc.).

17. UDO plans must adequately address the final Stormwater technical review comments.

Section 4. Be it further enacted, that this ordinance take effect immediately 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.

Sponsored by: Ludye Wallace

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Amendment No. 1
Ordinance No. BL2005-686

Mr. President:

I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2005-686 by deleting the phrase "8 single-family units", wherein it appears in the caption of the Ordinance, and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "8 multi-family units".

Sponsored by: Ludye Wallace


Introduced: June 7, 2005
Amended: June 7, 2005
Passed First Reading: June 7, 2005
Referred to: Planning Commission - Approved 9-0
(May 12, 2005)
Planning & Zoning Committee
Passed Second Reading: July 5, 2005 
Passed Third Reading: July 19, 2005 
Approved: July 25, 2005
Effective: July 27, 2005