SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BL2017-859
An ordinance amending Chapter 17.04 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to telecommunications facilities (Proposal No. 2016Z-024TX-002).
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Section 17.04.060 (Definitions of general terms) is hereby amended by deleting the definition of “telecommunications facility” in its entirety and replacing with the following:
“Telecommunications Facility” means one or more antenna, tower, base station, mechanical and/or electronic equipment, conduit, cable, fiber, wire, and associated structures, enclosures, assemblages, devices and supporting elements that generate, transmit or produce a signal used for communication that is above ground and is proposed by an entity other than the Metropolitan Government, including but not limited to radio/tv/satellite and broadcast towers, telephone service, including new microwave or cellular towers, PWSF, DAS, small cell facilities and COW’s. A DAS system that is completely enclosed within one building is not considered a telecommunications facility.
Section 2. 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: Freddie O'Connell
|Introduced:||August 1, 2017|
|Passed First Reading:||August 1, 2017|
Commission - Approved with an amendment (8-0)
Planning, Zoning, & Historical Committee
|Public Hearing Scheduled For:||September 5, 2017|
|Passed Second Reading:||September 5, 2017|
|Substitute Introduced:||September 19, 2017|
|Passed Third Reading:||September 19, 2017|
|Approved:||September 20, 2017|
|Effective:||September 22, 2017|
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