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Required Public Hearings

Reference Number: MTAS-163
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: November 30, 2016
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Although a public hearing is not required when a governing body considers most ordinances, it is a requirement in the following instances:
 
  • Airport – creation of metropolitan airport authority (T.C.A.§ 42-4-104(b)(2))
  • Airport – creation of regional airport authority (T.C.A.§ 42-3-104(d))
  • Annexation ordinance (T.C.A.§6-51-102(b)(4))
  • Annexation – progress report on plan of services (T.C.A.§6-51-108(b))
  • Annexation – amend plan of services (T.C.A. § 6-51-108(c))
  • Bicentennial authority (T.C.A. § 7-6-104(b))
  • Budget – budget estimates in modified council manager cities (T.C.A.§ 6-35-306(a))
  • Budget – budget amendments in modified council manager cities (T.C.A. § 6- 5-308)
  • Budget adoption (T.C.A. § 6-56-206(b))
  • Cable franchise (T.C.A. § 7-59-202)
  • Cable service by municipal utility board (T.C.A. § 7-52-602)
  • Central business improvement district (CBID) creation (T.C.A. §§ 7-84-204 and 513)
  • CBID amendment (T.C.A. §§ 7-84-207(b) and 516)
  • CBID assessments and damages (T.C.A. §§ 7-84-409 and 410)
  • CBID special assessment (T.C.A. § 7-84-522)
  • Certified tax rate (T.C.A. § 67-5-1701)
  • Code of ordinances adoption (T.C.A. § 6-54-508(b))
  • De-annexation (T.C.A. § 6-51-201(b)(1))
  • Economic impact plan by IDC (T.C.A. § 7-53-312(g))
  • Enterprise zone establishment (T.C.A. § 13-28-206(b))
  • Hospital authority budget (T.C.A. § 7-57-401)
  • Hospital authority creation (T.C.A. § 7-57-201(b))
  • Incorporation (mayor-aldermanic) (T.C.A. § 6-1-201(a)(3))
  • Incorporation (city manager-commission) (T.C.A. § 6-18-103(a)(3))
  • Incorporation (modified manager-council) (T.C.A. § 6-30-104(c))
  • Inner-city redevelopment district (T.C.A. § 7-84-613)
  • Inner-city redevelopment district boundaries (T.C.A. § 7-84-616)
  • Inner-city redevelopment district special assessments (T.C.A. § 7-84-622)
  • Landfill creation (T.C.A. § 68-211-703)
  • Neighborhood preservation program (T.C.A. § 13-5-105)
  • Ouster under metro government with population> 400,000 (T.C.A. § 7-2-108(d))
  • Ouster of metro airport commission (T.C.A. § 42-4-105(d)(4))
  • Ouster of port authority commission (T.C.A. § 7-87-105(f))
  • Ouster of metro utility board member (T.C.A. § 7-1-111(c))
  • Ouster of utility board member (T.C.A. § 7-52-112)
  • Ouster of water/wastewater authority commissioner (T.C.A. § 68-221-605(d)(3))
  • Ouster of city manager (T.C.A. § 6-21-101(b)(2))
  • Ouster of mayor or commissioner (T.C.A. § 6-20-220(a))
  • Port authority creation (T.C.A. § 7-87-104)
  • Public housing project (T.C.A. § 13-20-104(e)(2))
  • Public housing authority (T.C.A. § 13-20-401 and 416)
  • Redevelopment plan tax increment financing (T.C.A. § 13-20-203–205)
  • School consolidation report (T.C.A. § 49-2-1201(h)(1))
  • School consolidation plan (T.C.A. § 49-2-1206(a)(2))
  • School consolidation – multi-county (T.C.A. § 49-2-1254)
  • School consolidation plan – multi-county (T.C.A. § 49-2-1257(b)(1))
  • Special assessment resolution (T.C.A. § 7-33-303 and 304)
  • Street and highway plans (T.C.A. § 54-18-205)
  • Street and highway map amendment (T.C.A. § 54-18-206)
  • Subdivision regulations by regional planning commission (T.C.A. § 13-3-403(c))
  • Subdivision regulations by municipal planning commission (T.C.A. § 13-4-303(c))
  • Urban growth boundaries (T.C.A. § 6-58-106(a)(3))
  • Water and wastewater authority creation (T.C.A. § 68-221-604)
  • Zoning - historic guidelines by historic zoning commission (T.C.A. § 13-7-406)
  • Zoning - airport (T.C.A. § 42-6-106)
  • Zoning ordinance - regional (T.C.A. § 13-7-303)
  • Zoning ordinance (T.C.A. § 13-7-203)
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