September 19th at 5:30 pm
Learn about the Technical Report which guides the first draft of the new ordinanceGet more info – see the report
What's My Zoning?
What is the zoning where you live?
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Survey #1 Complete
1600+ responses were gathered!See the Results
Technical Report Now Available
A highlight of key issues, revisions, and substantive changes to current regulationsView the Report
Knoxville’s zoning ordinance hasn’t undergone a thorough review in half a century.
Recode Knoxville is our chance to adopt modern standards that will support continued development and redevelopment of the City in a manner that uses resources efficiently and builds a strong, sustainable, walkable community.
In aging industrial sites and commercial areas
Better, more flexible standards that help them thrive
Neighborhoods and preserve our history
Support the places that make Knoxville our home
Our corridors, neighborhoods, and natural amenities
Better connect our community to the river and natural beauty
The Technical Report is an in depth review of the City of Knoxville’s current zoning regulations and serves as guideposts for upcoming drafts of the City’s new zoning code.
Knoxville area residents, workers and business owners jumped at the chance to weigh in on the City’s zoning ordinance update. A recent survey addressed a variety of issues and topics across the City, related to neighborhoods, commercial areas, transportation and sustainability. The survey was open from June 19 – July 12, 2017 and received 1,638 responses.