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File #: BL2022-1346    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2022 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2022 Final action: 10/18/2022
Title: An Ordinance amending Chapters 17.04 and 17.12 of the Metropolitan Code to add a definition for "trade permit", amend regulations on accessory structures, and to amend regulations on the allowed building height of single and two family dwellings in the Urban Zoning Overlay District (Proposal No. 2022Z-012TX-001).
Sponsors: Kathleen Murphy
Attachments: 1. Second Substitute BL2022-1346
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An Ordinance amending Chapters 17.04 and 17.12 of the Metropolitan Code to add a definition for "trade permit", amend regulations on accessory structures, and to amend regulations on the allowed building height of single and two family dwellings in the Urban Zoning Overlay District (Proposal No. 2022Z-012TX-001).
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the definition for "Accessory or ancillary structure" in Subsection 17.04.060.B of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting it in its entirety and replacing it with the following:

"Accessory or ancillary building" means a structure detached from a principal building located on the same lot that is customarily incidental and subordinate to the principal building. These structures shall not be used as residential units for living quarters, sleeping quarters, or commercial activity unless authorized by base zoning, overlay, or appropriate use permit. Accessory buildings may be heated and cooled spaces and shall only be permitted one standalone utility sink not to exceed 24" x 24", one toilet, and one hand washing sink. Electrical service is restricted to a single 100-amp service unless just cause can be shown to the Zoning Administrator why additional amperage is required.

Section 2. That Subsection 17.04.060.B of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding a definition for "Trade permit" in alphabetical order as follows:

"Trade permit" means a permit issued by the Metropolitan Codes Department to perform electrical, plumbing, gas, low voltage, or HVAC work.
Section 3. That Subsection 17.12.040.E.1 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting subsections a and b in their entirety and replacing them with the following:

a. Accessory buildings with a footprint of 700 square feet or less and located to the rear of a principal structure shall provide a minimum side setback equal to one-half of that required fo...

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