ORDINANCE NO. BL2017-704
An ordinance amending Section 17.28.100 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, Zoning Code, pertaining to rope lighting (Proposal No. 2017Z-013TX-001).
WHEREAS, rope lighting poses safety hazards to motorists on arterial and collector streets; and
WHEREAS, to avoid vehicular collisions and pedestrian-vehicular collisions due to visual distractions such as rope lighting, it is appropriate for rope lighting to be prohibited along arterial and collector streets in Metro Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section I. That section 17.28.100 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by inserting the following subsection C.4:
4. Rope lighting shall not be used on a building, sign, or any property located adjacent to an arterial or collector street as identified on the Major and Collector Street Plan. This provision shall not apply to properties zoned as DTC.
Section 6. This Ordinance shall 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: Tanaka Vercher, Karen Johnson
|Introduced:||April 18, 2017|
|Passed First Reading:||April 18, 2017|
Commission - Withdrawn
Planning, Zoning, & Historical Committee
|Deferred to August 1, 2017:||July 6, 2017|
|Withdrawn:||August 1, 2017|
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