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File #: BL2020-197    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Failed
File created: 9/11/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: An ordinance declaring a 120-day moratorium upon the issuance of building and grading permits for multi-family developments on property within portions of the Antioch area of Nashville & Davidson County.
Sponsors: Tanaka Vercher
Attachments: 1. BL2020-197 Substitute Bill with attached Exhibit 1, 2. BL2020-197 Amendment 1 replaces Exhibit 1 adds Exhibit 2, 3. BL2020-197 Amendment 2 replaces Exhibits 1 and 2
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An ordinance declaring a 120-day moratorium upon the issuance of building and grading permits for multi-family developments on property within portions of the Antioch area of Nashville & Davidson County.
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WHEREAS, the Antioch area has experienced unprecedented growth and development in recent years, including substantial multifamily developments, leading to increasing pressures upon existing infrastructure, public facilities, and services; and
WHEREAS, for a variety of reasons, the number of Antioch residents who participated in the Nashville Next planning process was lower than other areas of Nashville, which means many residents did not voice their legitimate density concerns at the time; and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Planning Department will be conducting a study of the Antioch area to determine whether the existing and planned infrastructure and public facilities are sufficient to meet the projected density resulting from multi-family development; and
WHEREAS, in the interim, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council declare a temporary moratorium upon new construction of multi-family developments on properties within portions of the Antioch area.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That a 120-day moratorium is hereby declared upon the issuance of any building or grading permit by the Metropolitan Department of Codes Administration for any multi-family development for property within portions of the Antioch area, the geographic boundaries of which are set forth in the attached Exhibit 1 and as further depicted on the map attached hereto as Exhibit 2. The study to be conducted by the Metropolitan Planning Department should include an assessment of the capacity to deliver public services to the area, including but not limited to, public safety facilities, roadways, sidewalks, stormwater, and school capacity. Further, the study should make recommendati...

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