ORDINANCE 590

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 OF THE NORRIS MUNICIPAL CODE

BY ADDING DEFINITIONS FOR INN & HOTEL/MOTEL, AND TO ALLOW INNS IN THE C-2 &  S-1 SCENIC BUISNESS DISTRICT, AND ALLOW HOTELS/MOTESL in the C-2 COMMERCIAL DISTRICT AND P-1 PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC DISTRICT WHERE DESIGNATED.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of Norris Tennessee is vested with the authority Tennessee Code Annotated Section 13-7-204 to adopt and amend the zoning ordinance and map of the municipality, and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, this amendment to the Norris Zoning Ordinance has been reviewed and recommended by the Norris Municipal Planning Commission on December 7, 2015, 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 BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORRIS, TENNESSEE that:

 

SECTION 1. Amend section 14-203, Definitions, by adding the following new definitions:

 

Inn. Any building(s) containing eleven (11) or fewer guestrooms intended or designed to be used, or which are used, rented or hired out for sleeping purposes by guests.

 

Hotel/Motel. Any building(s) containing twelve (12) or more guestrooms intended or designed to be used, or which are used, rented or hired out for sleeping purposes by guests.

 

SECTION 2.  Amend section 14-308, C-2 General Commercial District, section 1 Uses Permitted by deleting items d. and replacing with the following.

 

d. Hotels/Motel

 

SECTION 3.  Amend section 14-313, P-1 Professional and Civic District, section 1 Permitted Uses by adding the following new permitted use.

 

f. Hotels/Motel on streets designated as arterial on the Norris Major Street Plan

 

SECTION 4. Amend section 14-308, C-1 Central Commercial District, section 1 Uses Permitted by adding the following new permitted use.

 

j. Inn

 

SECTION 5. Amend section 14-314, S-1 Scenic Highway District, section 1 Permitted Uses by adding the following new permitted use.

 

k. Inn

 

SECTION 6.  Amend section 14-315, S-2 Scenic Highway District, section 1 Permitted Uses by adding the following new permitted use.

 

k. Inn

 

SECTION 7. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its approval required by law.

 

Adopted First Reading: December 14, 2015

 

Public Hearing: January 11, 2016

 

Adopted Second Reading:      January 11, 2016