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File #: BL2021-784    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Public Hearing
File created: 6/8/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action:
Title: An ordinance amending Sections 17.04.060, 17.36.680, 17.36.690, and 17.20.030 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations to amend the definition of "accessory dwelling, detached", to expand the allowable locations of a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) Overlay District, and to amend parking requirements related to "accessory dwelling, detached" (Proposal No. 2021Z-008TX-001).
Sponsors: Sean Parker
Attachments: 1. BL2021-784 Exhibit A
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An ordinance amending Sections 17.04.060, 17.36.680, 17.36.690, and 17.20.030 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations to amend the definition of "accessory dwelling, detached", to expand the allowable locations of a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) Overlay District, and to amend parking requirements related to "accessory dwelling, detached" (Proposal No. 2021Z-008TX-001).

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

Section 1. That Subsection 17.04.060.B of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended the definition of "Accessory dwelling, detached" as follows:

"Accessory dwelling, detached," also referred to as detached accessory dwelling, means a detached dwelling unit separate from the principal single-family structure on a lot located within a historic overlay district, within any urban design overlay with development standards for detached accessory dwellings, on any lot with an improved alley abutting the rear or side property line or on any lot over fifteen thousand square feet. The dwelling shall be clearly subordinate in size, height, and purpose to the principal structure, it shall be located on the same lot as the principal structure, but may be served by separate utility meter(s) and is detached from the principal structure. A detached accessory dwelling can be an independent structure, or it can be a dwelling unit above a garage, or it can be attached to a workshop or other accessory structure on the same lot as the principal structure.

Section 2. That Section 17.36.680 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following language:

The DADU overlay district provides additional housing options in the Urban Zoning Overlay and the Highland Heights Study Area, as adopted by the Metropolitan Planning Commission on June 14, 2018.

Section 3. That Section 17.36.690 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following language:

A DADU overlay district shall be created within t...

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