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ORDINANCE TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC ART

ORDINANCE NO. 2013 -04

AN ORDINANCE TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC ART

WHEREAS; The Town of Nashville is a historic art colony. It has been a haven for artists and art lovers for almost a century, and;

WHEREAS; The Town Council wishes to encourage the creation of works of art that can be seen and appreciated by the residents and visitors to the Town and;

WHEREAS; The Town Council appreciates that good art requires artistic freedom, but that public art affects the safety, morality, and commerce of the community;

IT IS THEREFORE ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS:

1. No work of Public Art as hereinafter defined shall be built, erected, drawn, painted, or displayed on public property or on private property within the Village District, or Zones B1,B2,B3, or RB without a permit.

2. The Town of Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission as established by Ordinance Number 2012-08 shall be the permitting agent for the Town Council.

3. There shall be no fee charged for a permit.

4. "Public Art" includes all works of human creativity the primary purpose of which is to please the visual and tactile senses, including but not limited to, paintings, sculptures, mobiles, fountains, and murals, located outdoors, which can be viewed or touched from public streets, sidewalks, parks or parking areas. "Public Art” does not include works or products that are displayed for sale on private property.

5. All applications shall be on the forms provided by the Commission. The permit will be reviewed by the commission and granted or denied within forty five (45) days of the application date. Any application not reviewed within forty five (45) days shall be deemed granted. Applicants may appeal any decision of the commission to the Town Council. All appeals will be heard by the Council at the next regular meeting following the date of the denial. Any decision of the Council may be subject to judicial review pursuant to statutory procedure.

6. Any project which would otherwise require an improvement location permit or a certificate of appropriateness shall also be subject to review by the Development Review Commission, and all other requirements of the Town Land Use Ordinances.

7.Violations of this ordinance shall be subject to the general penalty provisions of Section 10-99 of the Nashville Code of Ordinances.

8. This ordinance shall become effective upon passage and publication as required by law.

IT IS SO ORDAINED ON THIS 21st day of March, 2013 BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE NASHVILLE TOWN COUNCIL.

Robert Kirlin, Council President

Charles B. King, Council Vice-President

R. Sean Cassiday, Councilmember

Jane Gore, Councilmember

Arthur Omberg, Councilmember

 

Prepared by: James T. Roberts

Attorney for the Town of Nashville

ATTEST: Brenda K Young, Clerk-Treasurer

13-131  5/8 & 5/15/2103  31636848

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane