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File #: BL2024-184    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: First Reading
File created: 1/30/2024 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 4/2/2024 Final action:
Title: An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to amend the definitions of multi-family and residence for handicapped, more than eight individuals; update references related to accessory building, detached, detached accessory dwelling, and detached accessory dwelling unit for consistency; add bar/night club as a permitted use in certain industrial districts; add daycare as a permitted with conditions use in certain districts, and to add a definition for half story related to contextual overlays (Proposal No. 2024Z-005TX-001).
Sponsors: Quin Evans-Segall, Rollin Horton, Jordan Huffman, Ginny Welsch, Jacob Kupin, Sandra Sepulveda, Emily Benedict, Terry Vo, Jeff Preptit, Russ Bradford
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A
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An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to amend the definitions of multi-family and residence for handicapped, more than eight individuals; update references related to accessory building, detached, detached accessory dwelling, and detached accessory dwelling unit for consistency; add bar/night club as a permitted use in certain industrial districts; add daycare as a permitted with conditions use in certain districts, and to add a definition for half story related to contextual overlays (Proposal No. 2024Z-005TX-001).
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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Code of Laws (the "Code") has numerous instances of outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions; and
WHEREAS, the outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions provide no benefit to the public, and
WHEREAS, the outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions include offensive language; and
WHEREAS, the outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions create an undue burden on the administration of the zoning code leading to increased time to process new housing permits; and
WHEREAS, the outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions create unnecessary barriers to public benefits such as housing and childcare; and
WHEREAS, correcting these outdated, confusing, duplicative, and conflicting provisions will be to the benefit of the residents of Nashville and Davidson County.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 17.04.060 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by deleting the existing definitions for "accessory building, detached", "multi-family", "residence for handicapped, more than eight individuals", and adding the following new definitions in alphabetical order:
"Detached accessory dwelling unit" means a detached dwelling unit separate from the principal single-family structure on a lot located within a historic overlay distric...

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