ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-992
An Ordinance amending Section 16.44.030 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to noise from construction sites.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Chapter 16.44 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the provisions of Section 16.44.030 and substituting with the following new provisions:
16.44.030 Construction sites—Restrictions.
It is unlawful for any person engaged in the construction, repair, or demolition of buildings, structures, land, driveways, or appurtenances thereto located within or adjoining a residential zone district, or adjoining property upon which a structure permitted for residential purposes is located, within the area of the metropolitan government, including transportation of materials to and from a construction site, between the hours of nine p.m. and seven a.m., to emit, cause to be emitted, or permit the emission of any noise in excess of seventy Db(A) from construction equipment as measured from a point as close as possible to the outside walls of any residential structure located on the property affected by the noise at a height of four feet above the immediate surrounding surface.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its enactment, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Erica Gilmore
|Introduced:||December 16, 2014|
|Passed First Reading:||December 16, 2014|
|Referred to:||Codes Committee|
|Deferred to February 3, 2015:||January 6, 2015|
|Deferred Indefinitely:||February 3, 2015|
|Withdrawn:||August 18, 2015|
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