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File #: BL2021-593    Version: Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Second Reading
File created: 12/29/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/1/2021 Final action:
Title: An ordinance amending Chapter 9.30 of the Metropolitan Code to restrict construction noise.
Sponsors: Antoinette Lee, Gloria Hausser, Brandon Taylor, Joy Styles
Attachments: 1. Substitute BL2021-593

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An ordinance amending Chapter 9.30 of the Metropolitan Code to restrict construction noise.

 

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

Section 1. That Section 9.30.010 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting the provisions of the section in their entirety and substituting with the following:

9.30.010 - Construction sites-Restrictions.
It is unlawful for any person engaged in the construction, repair or demolition of buildings, structures, land, driveways or appurtenances thereto located within or adjoining a residential zone district within the area of the metropolitan government, including transportation of materials to and from a construction site, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., to emit, cause to be emitted, or permit the emission of any noise in excess of 70 Db(A) from construction equipment as measured from a point as close as possible to the outside walls of any residential structure located on the property affected by the noise at a height of four feet above the immediate surrounding surface.


Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.