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2020 ADOPTED ORDINANCES


Below is a list of ordinances that have been approved by City Council for the 2020 calendar year.

Ordinance No.Description Effective Date Date of Enforcement 
1-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2, TITLED “THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF  THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE,” BY AMENDING THE ZONING MAP WHICH IS  MADE A PART OF THE ORDINANCE BY CHANGING THE ZONING DISTRICT OF AN 
APPROXIMATE 1.14 ACRE PORTION OF PARCEL 002.00, ANDERSON COUNTY TAX  MAP 099N, GROUP B, FROM UB-2, UNIFIED GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, TO UB-2/PUD, UNIFIED GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT WITH A PLANNED UNIT              DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY, AND APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ASSOCIATED  PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY MASTER PLAN; SAID PARCEL BEING LOCATED AT 300 SOUTH TULANE AVENUE AND ALSO REFERRED TO AS LOT 482.
1/23/20201/23/2020
2-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 5, TITLED “MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND TAXATION,” CHAPTER 1, TITLED “MISCELLANEOUS,” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE, BY DELETING SECTION 5-102, TITLED “WHEN DUE, DELINQUENT,” IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBSTITUTING THEREFOR A NEW SECTION 5-102, TITLED “WHEN DUE, DELINQUENT,” TO BROADEN THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE CITY MAY DELAY THE DUE DATE AND DELINQUENCY DATE FOR PROPERTY TAXES FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TAX YEAR BY RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL.


 5/21/2020 5/21/2020
 3-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2, TITLED “THE ZONING ORDINANCE  OF THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE,” BY ADDING A DEFINITION FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITY IN ARTICLE II, TITLED “DEFINITIONS”; BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 3.37, TITLED “SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES”; BY MODIFYING SECTION 7.03, TITLED “B-2, GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICTS,” SUBSECTION (C)(5) TO ALLOW SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES AS A USE REQUIRING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION; TO MODIFY SECTION 7.05, TITLED “B-3, ROADSIDE BUSINESS DISTRICTS,” TO ADD SUBSECTION (A)(8) TO  ALLOW SELF-STORAGE AS A PERMITTED PRINCIPAL USE; TO MODIFY SECTION 8.01, TITLED “IND-1, INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS,” TO CHANGE SUBSECTION (B)(2) TO ALLOW  SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES AS A PERMITTED PRINCIPAL USE; AND TO MODIFY SECTION 11.02, TITLED “REQUIRED OFF-STREET PARKING,” TO ADD A NEW  SUBSECTION (F)(1)(I) REGARDING SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES. 6/18/2020  6/18/2020
 4-2020AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE REVENUE FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2020, BY IMPOSING A TAX ON ALL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, FIXING THE RATE OF THE TAX, ADOPTING A BUDGET, AND ADOPTING
APPROPRIATIONS.
 7/2/2020  7/2/2020
 5-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2, TITLED “THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE,” BY AMENDING THE ZONING MAP WHICH IS MADE A PART OF THE ORDINANCE BY CHANGING THE ZONING DISTRICT OF AN APPROXIMATE 201.917 ACRE PORTION OF FOREST CREEK VILLAGE SUBDIVISION (FORMERLY RARITY OAKS SUBDIVISION), FROM R-1-B, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-1-C, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL.  7/23/2020  7/23/2020
 6-2020AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 5-11 WHICH ADOPTED THE  RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC POWER,  AND TO ADOPT  NEW RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING DISTRIBUTION  OF ELECTRIC POWER WITHIN THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE. 7/23/2020  7/23/2020
 7-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 11, TITLED “MUNICIPAL OFFENSES,” CHAPTER  1, TITLED “MISCELLANEOUS,” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF OAK  RIDGE, TENNESSEE, BY AMENDING SECTION 11-111, CURRENTLY A DELETED  SECTION,  AND SUBSTITUTING THEREFOR A NEW SECTION 11-111, TITLED “SMOKING AT  PLAYGROUNDS PROHIBITED,” TO PROHIBIT SMOKING AT PLAYGROUNDS. 8/20/2020 8/20/2020 
8-2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2, TITLED “THE ZONING ORDINANCE  OF THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE,” BY AMENDING THE ZONING MAP  WHICH IS MADE A PART OF THE ORDINANCE BY CHANGING THE ZONING DISTRICT OF PARCEL 003.11, TAX MAP 099L, GROUP A, FROM UB-2/PUD, UNIFIED GENERAL BUSINESS WITH A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY, TO B- 2/PUD, GENERAL BUSINESS WITH A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY; AND TO AMEND THE MAIN STREET OAK RIDGE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT  (PUD) MASTER PLAN TO ADD SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES TO SAID PARCEL.  8/20/2020  8/20/2020

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