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File #: RS2022-1306    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/4/2022 Final action: 1/4/2022
Title: A resolution to extend the provisions of Section 13.32.165.E of the Metropolitan Codes of Laws relative to sidewalk cafes.
Sponsors: Sean Parker
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A resolution to extend the provisions of Section 13.32.165.E of the Metropolitan Codes of Laws relative to sidewalk cafes.

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WHEREAS, in order to assist restaurants in compliance with COVID-19 regulations and to expand outdoor dining options, the Council adopted Second Substitute Ordinance No. BL2020-403 on September 15, 2020; and
WHEREAS, this ordinance created Section 13.32.165.E of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, to extend the availability of a permit for a sidewalk caf? dining facility outside of downtown Nashville to the entire jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government, provided that these facilities comply with all applicable requirements for a sidewalk caf? permit; and
WHEREAS, in addition, this provision allows a sidewalk caf? facility to sell beer and other alcoholic beverages if the requirements of all applicable laws, rules and regulations for the sale of beer and/or alcoholic beverages have been satisfied; and
WHEREAS, this section is set to terminate on February 15, 2022, unless extended by a resolution adopted by the Metropolitan Council; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the residents of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County that this sidewalk caf? program be extended for nine months.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 13.32.165.E of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby extended until November 15, 2022.
Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This resolution extends the permissibility of sidewalk cafes throughout Davidson County through November 15, 2022. In September 2020, the Council enacted Second Substitute Ordinance No. BL2020-403 to temporarily allow sidewalk caf? dining facilities within the public right-of-way throughout the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Gover...

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