ORDINANCE 586

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NORRIS ZONING CODE

BY ADDING SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS TO ALLOW DISTILLERIES, BREWERIES, WINERIES IN THE C-2 COMMERCIAL, S-1 SCENIC, AND S-2 SCENIC BUSINESS DISTRICTS

 

WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated Sections 13-7-201 through 13-7-210 has delegated the responsibility to municipalities to adopt regulations designed to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of its citizenry; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Tennessee Code Annotated, this amendment to the Norris Zoning Ordinance has been reviewed and recommended by the Norris Municipal Planning Commission, and

 

WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Norris concurs with the recommendation of the Planning Commission and has held a public hearing pursuant to the municipal code of the City of Norris;

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED that the City of Norris Zoning Ordinance be amended as herein contained that:

 

Section 1.   Amend section 14-309, C-2 Commercial District, number 2 by

deleting the current reference and adding:

 

        2. Special Exception: The following uses may be permitted on review by the Board  

            of Zoning Appeals according to sections 14-605 & 14-606.

a.     Craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries may be allowed provided that all rules and permits required by the US ATF, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the City of Norris for the production, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic spirits and beverages are complied with.  Restaurants are allowed by right in section 14-309 C-2 General Commercial District and shall be allowed as a part of craft breweries, distilleries and wineries under the provisions of this ordinance.  A site plan as regulated in section 14-418 shall be submitted to the board indicating compliance with all provisions of this zoning ordinance.

 

Section 2.   Amend section 14-314, S-1 Scenic District, number 2 by deleting

the current reference and adding:

 

        2.  Special Exception: The following uses may be permitted on review by the Board

      of Zoning Appeals according to sections 14-605 & 14-606.

a.     Craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries may be allowed provided that all rules and permits required by the US ATF, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the City of Norris are complied with.  Restaurants are NOT allowed by right in the S-1 Scenic Highway District, but may be allowed on review by the board of zoning appeals as a part of craft breweries, distilleries and wineries under the provisions of this ordinance.  Bed and Breakfast Inns are allowed subject to the provisions of section 14-404 of the zoning ordinance. A site plan as regulated in section 14-418 shall be submitted to the board indicating compliance with all provisions of this zoning ordinance.

 

     Section 3.   Amend section 14-315, S-2 Scenic District, number 2 by deleting the

     current reference and adding:

 

2.   Special Exception: The following uses may be permitted on review by the Board of Zoning Appeals according to sections 14-605 & 14-606.

a.     Craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries may be allowed provided that all rules and permits required by the US ATF, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the City of Norris are complied with.    A site plan as regulated in section 14-418 shall be submitted to the board indicating compliance with all provisions of this zoning ordinance.

b.    Permitted uses designed for the C-2 General Commercial District are as defined by section 14-309 are to be permitted in the S-2 Scenic Highway District subject to all provisions and regulations applicable to the S-2 Scenic Highway District. Bed and Breakfast Inns are to be allowed subject to the provisions of section 14-404 of the zoning ordinance.

 

 

Section 4.   This ordinance shall take effect immediately after its final passage and required public hearing, the welfare of the City of Norris requiring it.

 

 

 

 

                                                            Passed First Reading     September 14, 2015

                                                            Public Hearing                 October 12, 2015

Passed Second Reading October 12, 2015