ORDINANCE NO. BL2010-652An Ordinance amending Section 16.24.380 of the Metropolitan Code to allow the use of alternative forms of lighting in the common halls and stairways of residential occupancies.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 16.24.380 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the existing subsection B. and substituting with the following new subsection B.:
B. Common Halls and Stairways. Every common hall and stairway in residential occupancies, other than in one- and two-family dwellings, shall be lighted at all times with at least a sixty watt standard incandescent light bulb or an equivalent compact fluorescent light (CFL), light emitting diode (LED), or other form of lighting of equal illumination for each two hundred square feet of floor area of said common hall or stairway, provided that the spacing between lights shall not be greater than thirty feet. In other than residential occupancies, means of egress, including exterior means of egress stairways, shall be illuminated at all times with a minimum of one foot candle at floors, landings, and treads.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Mike Jameson, Duane Dominy
|Introduced:||April 6, 2010|
|Passed First Reading:||April 6, 2010|
|Referred to:||Codes Committee|
|Deferred to May 18, 2010:||April 20, 2010|
|Passed Second Reading:||May 18, 2010|
|Passed Third Reading:||June 1, 2010|
|Approved:||June 2, 2010|