Before an ordinance is adopted by City Council, it must be approved on two readings taking place at separate City Council meetings. Generally speaking, an ordinance becomes effective ten (10) days after adoption on second reading. Below is a list of ordinances currently under review by City Council. The first category - First Reading of Ordinances - is a list of ordinances that are either up for City Council's consideration at the next meeting or have been recently approved by City Council. The second category - Final Adoptions of Ordinances - is a list of ordinances that will be considered by City Council at an upcoming City Council meeting. Ordinances can be on a variety of issues such as amendments to the City Code or the Zoning Ordinance, rezonings of real property, or approval of the budget. Each item listed contains a link to the ordinance document as presented to City Council.
AN 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.view ordinance here>>
AN 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 (LIMITED ACCESS) IN ARTICLE II, TITLED “DEFINITIONS”; BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 3.38, TITLED “SELF STORAGE FACILITIES (LIMITED ACCESS),” AND BY AMENDING SECTION 7.04, TITLED “UB-2, UNIFIED GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICTS,” TO ADD SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES (LIMITED ACCESS) AS A PRINCIPAL PERMITTED USE , ALL FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A SELF-STORAGE OPTION WITH INDOOR CLIMATE UNITS WITH CENTRALIZED LIMITED ACCESS FOR THE UB-2 DISTRICT.view ordinance here>>