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File #: BL2020-493    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Second Reading
File created: 10/9/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action:
Title: An ordinance to amend Section 12.40.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to night parking restrictions.
Sponsors: Colby Sledge, Tom Cash, Burkley Allen, Brandon Taylor
Attachments: 1. BL2020-493

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An ordinance to amend Section 12.40.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to night parking restrictions.

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That Section 12.40.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting Subsection B in its entirety and substituting the following:

B.                     It is unlawful for any person owning or operating a school bus, a recreational vehicle with a length in excess of twenty feet, any recreational vehicle with a combined length in excess of twenty feet, or a dump truck of more than fifty-four thousand pounds of gross weight, including the load therein, to leave such vehicle parked on any of the streets or alleys within the jurisdiction of the metropolitan government during the hours between sunset and sunrise, regardless of whether such vehicle is loaded or empty.

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of the public requiring it.

Agenda Analysis

 

Analysis

 

This ordinance reduces the length of recreational vehicles that can be lawfully parked on the street at night. Section 12.40.190 of the Metro Code prohibits a school bus, a recreational vehicle with a length in excess of 24 feet (whether a standalone RV or connected to another vehicle), or a dump truck of more than 54,000 pounds of gross weight from being parked on parked on any of the streets or alleys within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government during the hours between sunset and sunrise. This ordinance reduces the maximum length of the recreational vehicle from 24 feet to 20 feet as it relates to the nighttime parking restriction.