2017 Adopted Ordinances


Below is a list of ordinances that have been approved by City Council for the 2017 calendar year.


Ordinance No.Description Effective Date Date of Enforcement 
1-2017AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 9, TITLED “BUSINESS, PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS, ETC.,” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE, TO CHANGE ITS TITLE TO “BUSINESS, PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS, TAXICABS, ETC.”; TO UPDATE PROVISIONS REGARDING TAXICABS WITH RESPECT TO DEFINITIONS, MAINTENANCE, ACCIDENT REPORTS, AND THE APPLICATION; AND TO ADDRESS A NEW STATE LAW PERTAINING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES (EX. UBER) WHICH ARE EXCLUDED BY STATUTE FROM TAXICAB REGULATIONS.1/19/17  1/19/17
 2-2017AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 8, TITLED “ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES,” CHAPTER 4, TITLED “BEVERAGES EXCEEDING FIVE PER CENT ALCOHOL – RETAILER’S AND EMPLOYEE’S PERMITS,” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF OAK RIDGE,  TENNESSEE, TO DELETE SECTION 8-406, TITLED “DOMICILE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANT,” IN ITS ENTIRETY TO REMOVE THE RESIDENCY AND WAIVER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RETAIL SALE OF LIQUOR. 2/23/17  2/23/17
 3-2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 3-2016, WHICH ORDINANCE PROVIDES FOR A BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2016 BY ADOPTING A BUDGET AND ADOPTING APPROPRIATIONS, BY AMENDING SAID APPROPRIATIONS. 3/23/17  3/23/17
 4-2017 AN 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  018.03, ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 111G, GROUP B, (APPROXIMATELY 19.476 ACRES) FROM FIR, FEDERAL INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH DISTRICT, TO IND-2, INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, SAID PARCEL BEING LOCATED AT 1010 LARSON DRIVE. 

 4/20/17 4/20/17
 5-2017AN 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 PARCELS 040.00, 041.00, 042.00, AND 043.00, ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 100A, GROUP A, (APPROXIMATELY 5.62 ACRES) FROM R-3, MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO R-3/PUD, MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT WITH A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY, SAID PARCELS BEING LOCATED AT 203 MICHIGAN AVENUE, 141 W. MADISON LANE, 139 W. MADISON, AND W. MADISON LANE (PARKING LOT); AND APPROVING THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY MASTER PLAN FOR AZALEA PLACE .

 5/18/17  5/18/17
 6-2017 AN ORDINANCE ABANDONING A PORTION OF WEST MADISON LANE RIGHT-OF-WAY UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS BEING MET BY THE ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER. 6/25/17  6/25/17
 7-2017 AN 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 002.00, ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 100F, GROUP A, (APPROXIMATELY 1.99 ACRES) FROM UB-2, UNIFIED GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, TO B-2, GENERAL  BUSINESS DISTRICT, SAID PARCEL BEING LOCATED AT 699 EMORY VALLEY ROAD.  6/25/17  6/25/17
 8-2017 AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE REVENUE FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2017, BY IMPOSING A TAX ON ALL PROPERTY  WITHIN THE CITY, FIXING THE RATE OF THE TAX, ADOPTING A BUDGET, AND ADOPTING APPROPRIATIONS. 6/25/17 6/25/17


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