Public Notices/Events


SUMNER COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR

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PUBLIC NOTICE
 
There will be a public hearing at the Sumner County Planning Commission meeting on July 28, 2015 at 5 p.m.  This meeting will be held at the Sumner County Administration Building in the County Commission Chambers, located at 355 N. Belvedere Drive, Gallatin, Tn.
Robert N. Buchanan III, John Buchanan & Alexander Buchanan (and Co-Executors), the owner, and Orco Investments, Inc., of contractual interests, are requesting to have the property located on/off Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, Tn., be rezoned from R1A to a Low Density Residential Planned Unit Development.  Subject property is located on Tax Map 123, Parcel 37, contains 58.45acres +; contains 111 lots and is zoned R1A.
A copy of this request is located in the Sumner County Planning and Stormwater Department which is located in Room 202 of the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066.
Anyone having an interest, desiring to comment, or ask questions concerning this request is invited to attend this meeting or call the Sumner County Planning and Stormwater Department at (615) 451-6097.
 
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF RESOLUTION 1506-02
 
A public hearing regarding Resolution 1506-02 shall be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., local time, in the Commission Chambers of the County Administration Building located at 355 North Belvedere Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee.
 
On June 15, 2015, the Sumner County Board of County Commissioners meeting in regular session did formally adopt the following Resolution:
 
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING FOR PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATION THE PROVISIONS OF THE 2009 AND 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODES AND THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODES RELATING TO CERTAIN INSPECTION ACTIVITIES AND ENFORCEMENT OF BUILDING PROVISIONS WITHIN SUMNER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, IN THE AFOREMENTIONED CODES WHILE EXCLUDING CERTAIN PORTIONS THEREOF
 
                WHEREAS, Sumner County adopted certain building codes in September of 1992, February of 2002, and December of 2007; and
 
                WHEREAS, it is the desire of Sumner County to update its building codes and to adopt for preliminary consideration the following:
 
2009 International Residential Codes, Chapter 11 (Energy Efficiency) only; and
 
2015 International Residential Codes                          
excluding the following:                   
 
Section R309.5    Fire Sprinklers
Section R313                        Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
Section R326                        Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs
Section R404.4                    Retaining Walls
Chapter 11                            Energy Efficiency
Section P2904                      Dwelling Unit Fire Sprinkler Systems
Part VIII                                Electrical; and
 
All Referenced Standards contained in the above-excluded section(s), part(s), and/or chapter(s) are not adopted.
 
All Referenced Standards contained in the section(s), part(s), and/or chapter(s) not excluded above are hereby adopted.
 
No appendices to the 2015 International Residential Code are adopted except:
 
Appendix M                         Home Day Care – R-3 Occupancy; and
                                                                                                                                                                               
2015 International Building Codes; and
2015 International Fuel Gas Code; and
2015 International Mechanical Code; and
2015 International Plumbing Code; and
2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code,Sections 305 (Barrier Requirements), 306 (Decks), and 310 (Suction Entrapment Avoidance) only
 
                WHEREAS, the purpose of adopting these codes is to facilitate proper inspection activities by Sumner County relating to construction and maintenance of buildings within Sumner County and for the public’s safety, health, and general welfare; and
 
                WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann. § 5-20-102 enables the governing body of any county to adopt such building codes; and
 
                WHEREAS, under Tenn. Code Ann.§ 5-20-102(b)(2), all codes suggested for adoption shall be made available for public inspection at the Sumner County Clerk’s Office and the Sumner County Building and Codes Department from June 15th, 2015 to October 1st, 2015, which is a period not less than ninety (90) days prior to the adoption of this resolution.
 
                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Sumner County Board of County Commissioners meeting in regular session on this the 15th day of June, 2015, that:
 
Section one:          This body does formally adopt for preliminary consideration the following building codes and incorporates them by reference as if they were laid out herein verbatim for use in Sumner County and mandates compliance therewith:
 
2009 International Residential Codes, Chapter 11 (Energy Efficiency) only; and
 
2015 International Residential Codes                          
excluding the following:                   
 
Section R309.5    Fire Sprinklers
Section R313                        Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
Section R326                        Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs
Section R404.4                    Retaining Walls
Chapter 11                            Energy Efficiency
Section P2904                      Dwelling Unit Fire Sprinkler Systems
Part VIII                                Electrical; and
 
All Referenced Standards contained in the above-excluded section(s), part(s), and/or chapter(s) are not adopted.
 
All Referenced Standards contained in the section(s), part(s), and/or chapter(s) not excluded above are hereby adopted.
 
No appendices to the 2015 International Residential Code are adopted except:
Appendix M                         Home Day Care – R-3 Occupancy; and
                                                                                                                                                                               
2015 International Building Codes; and
2015 International Fuel Gas Code; and
2015 International Mechanical Code; and
2015 International Plumbing Code; and
2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code,Sections 305 (Barrier Requirements), 306 (Decks), and 310 (Suction Entrapment Avoidance) only
 
Section two:          The penalty for violation of the aforementioned codes is set forth in Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 5-20-101 et seq.
                               
Section three:       It shall be the responsibility of the Sumner County Building Commissioner and/or his or her designee to oversee administration of the codes and compliance therewith.
 
Section four:         Under Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 5-20-102(b)(1) and (b)(2), a copy of the code, which was previously incorporated into this resolution by reference as if it were laid out herein verbatim, shall be filed in the Sumner County Clerk’s Office for public use, inspection, and examination for ninety (90) days prior to the adoption of this resolution.
 
Section five:         Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 5-20-102(c), this resolution shall be published in a newspaper having general circulation in Sumner County prior to it becoming effective.
 
                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shall be passed again by this body and become effective on October 1st, 2015 or as soon thereafter as this body deems appropriate; and
 
                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this matter shall be considered and have an adequate public hearing prior to final passage.
 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF RESOLUTION 1506-01
 
A public hearing regarding Resolution 1506-01 shall be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., local time, in the Commission Chambers of the County Administration Building located at 355 North Belvedere Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee.
 
On June 15, 2015, the Sumner County Board of County Commissioners meeting in regular session did formally adopt the following Resolution:
 
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING FOR PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATION THE INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL BUILDING VALUATION DATA TABLE AND PERMIT FEES FOR MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS NOT NECESSARILY ADDRESSED THEREIN
 
                WHEREAS, it is the desire of Sumner County, Tennessee, to adopt a new schedule to provide the most accurate, average construction costs per square foot in order to determine appropriate building permit fees; and
 
                WHEREAS, such fees are used to offset funding for the Building and Codes Office operation costs by shifting the expense from the Sumner County taxpayers, in general, to those directly benefitting from and utilizing the services the Office provides.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Sumner County Board of County Commissioners meeting in regular session on this the 15th day of June, 2015,that this body hereby adopts for preliminary consideration the latest, semi-annually published International Code Council Building Valuation Data Table (“ICC BVD Table”) to measure average construction costs per square foot for the purpose of determining building permit fees effective October 1st, 2015; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the ICC BVD Table be incorporated into this resolution by reference as if it were laid out herein verbatim; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that permit fees for miscellaneous items not necessarily addressed in the ICC BVD Table will be assessed by the internally-created schedule, which is incorporated into this resolution by reference as if it were laid out herein verbatim; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a 0.004 multiplier be applied to the building cost derived from the ICC BVD Table; and
 
                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the ICC BVD Table and permit fees for miscellaneous items not necessarily addressed therein be effective October 1st, 2015 or as soon thereafter as this body does deem appropriate, for any building permits issued or after the passage date, or thereafter; and
 
                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there will be an adequate public hearing held to consider this matter for final adoption.
           
 
 
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ATTENTION
 
Adoption of an updated
 
BUILDING PERMIT FEE STRUCTURE
has been proposed for an
EFFECTIVE DATE of 10/01/2015.
 
The fee schedule proposed for adoption is available for inspection in Room 208.
 
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 National Flood Insurance Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a Letter of Map Change for certain properties in Sumner County.

Click here to view the letter and listing of properties, which are designated Zone X -- moderate to low risk of flooding.