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File #: BL2020-459    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Title: An ordinance to amend Section 16.28.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require notice to the district councilmember of applications for a demolition permit for historic structures.
Sponsors: Tanaka Vercher, Joy Styles, Tonya Hancock, Emily Benedict, Russ Bradford, Brandon Taylor, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. BL2020-459 Amdt, 2. BL2020-459
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An ordinance to amend Section 16.28.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require notice to the district councilmember of applications for a demolition permit for historic structures.
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 16.28.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by adding a sentence at the end of subsection B. as shown underlined below:
B. When the department of codes administration receives an application for a demolition permit for a structure which, individually or as part of a group of structures, is listed or is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, or meets the criteria of T.C.A. ? 7-51-1201 as determined by the historic zoning commission, but is not included in a historic overlay district, the director of codes administration shall not issue a demolition permit for the structure until the executive director of the historical commission approves the demolition permit. The executive director must take action on the demolition permit within 90 days of the permit application, unless a longer period is agreed upon by the applicant and the executive director. The department of codes administration shall provide notice by email to the district councilmember representing the district in which the historic structure is located within two business days after the application for the demolition permit has been filed.
Section 2. The provisions of this ordinance shall become effective on December 1, 2020.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

agenda analysis
This ordinance amends Section 16.28.190 of the Metropolitan Code to require the Codes Department to provide notice to district councilmembers regarding applications for permits to demolish historic structures. The ordinance would require notice by e...

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