Special Meeting of City Council Scheduled for March 26, 2012


A special meeting of City Council is scheduled for Monday, March 26, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building Courtroom to approve the following ordinances:

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2, TITLED “THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE, BY AMENDING SECTION 11.02, TITLED “REQUIRED OFF-STREET PARKING,” SUBSECTION (D), TITLED “RESIDENTIAL PARKING,” TO ADD PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO CURB CUTS FOR OFF-STREET RESIDENTIAL PARKING, TO ALLOW PARKING IN SIDE AND REAR YARDS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS PROVIDED SUCH PARKING OUTSIDE THE REQUIRED SETBACK, AND TO PROHIBIT PERMANENT LIVING INSIDE A PARKED OR STORED VEHICLE IN A RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, AND TO AMEND RESERVED SUBSECTION (E) TO DEDICATE SAID SUBSECTION TO FRONT YARD PARKING REGULATIONS.

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 15, TITLED “MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAFFIC AND PARKING,” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE,” BY AMENDING SECTION 15-101, TITLED “DEFINITIONS,” TO CORRECT THE INTRODUCTORY LANGUAGE TO STATE THE DEFINITIONS APPLY WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE AND TO ADD THREE NEW DEFINITIONS: “COMMERCIAL/OVERSIZED VEHICLES,” “RECREATIONAL VEHICLES,” AND “UTILITY TRAILERS”; AND BY AMENDING CHAPTER 6, TITLED “STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING,” TO CREATE A NEW SECTION 15-617, TITLED “PARKING OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, COMMERCIAL/OVERSIZED VEHICLES AND UTILITY TRAILERS IN MARKED AND UNMARKED ONSTREET PARKING SPACES,” TO ADDRESS PARKING CONCERNS.


In accordance with the Charter of the City of Oak Ridge, business transacted at this special meeting shall be limited to the subject recited in the notice of the meeting.

All citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in the special meeting.