ORDINANCE NO. BL2015-94
An ordinance to amend Chapter 6.28 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to Short Term Rental Property.
WHEREAS, short-term rental of homes can provide a flexible housing stock that allows travelers a safe accommodation while contributing to the local economy; and
WHEREAS, short-term rental of homes can provide homeowners an opportunity to hold property in difficult economic circumstances or as an investment; and
WHEREAS, hotel taxes from short term rental of homes can be used to promote travel and tourism and to support the local tourism industry; and
WHEREAS, the needs of long-term residents should be balanced with the allowance of short-term rentals.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That paragraph 6.28.030 B. be revised to read as follows: For the purposes of this section, “owner-occupied” means that the owner of the property permanently resides in the STRP. Detached Accessory Dwelling Units shall not be eligible for owner-occupied status.
Section 2. That the following sentence be added to the end of paragraph 6.28.030 K:
“Advertising a STRP for more occupants than allowed by this regulation shall be
grounds for revocation of the permit.”
Section 3. That the word “detached” shall be deleted from 6.28.030 Q.
Section 4. That the following sentence be added at the end of paragraph 6.28.030 Q:
“Only one permit shall be issued per lot for single and two family homes.”
Section 5. That 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: Burkley Allen, Brett Withers
Amendment No. 1
Ordinance No. BL2015-94
I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2015-94 by deleting Section 1 of this ordinance in its entirety.
Sponsored by: Burkley Allen
|Introduced:||December 15, 2015|
|Passed First Reading:||December 15, 2015|
|Referred to:||Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee
Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilites Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||January 5, 2016|
|Re-Referred to:||Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee|
|Amended:||January 19, 2016|
|Passed Third Reading:||January 19, 2016|
|Approved:||January 25, 2016|
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