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File #: BL2021-720    Version: Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Second Reading
File created: 4/12/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action:
Title: An ordinance to amend Section 16.24.330 of the Metropolitan Code to require homeowners association signs.
Sponsors: Joy Styles
Attachments: 1. Substitute BL2021-720
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An ordinance to amend Section 16.24.330 of the Metropolitan Code to require homeowners association signs.

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WHEREAS, many subdivisions in Nashville are governed by a homeowners association that enforces restrictive covenants pertaining to properties within the subdivision; and
WHEREAS, prospective homebuyers and renters looking at homes in the subdivision may not know at the time that the property is governed by a homeowners association; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of prospective and existing residents that signs be erected at the entrances of the subdivision informing the public that the property is governed by a homeowners association.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 16.24.330 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new subsection S.:
S. Homeowners association signs.
1. Informational signs shall be erected at the primary vehicular entrance to a subdivision governed by a homeowners association. Such signs measuring not less than eighteen inches in height and twelve inches in width shall be permanently placed in the ground at all points of vehicular ingress to the subdivision, provided that such signs shall be installed on homeowners association common area or other private property, and not within the public right-of-way. Such signs shall be constructed of wood or metal.
2. Each sign shall clearly state that the subdivision is under the control of a homeowners association and whether the properties are bound by restrictive covenants.
3. For subdivisions that are fully constructed at the time this subsection is approved, it shall be the responsibility of the homeowners association to furnish and install such signs. For subdivisions currently under construction, and for subdivisions constructed after the effective date of this subsection, it shall be the responsibility of the subdivision developer to furnish and ...

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