Recode Passed on First Reading

The comprehensive update to Knoxville’s zoning ordinance was approved by City Council on first reading at their regularly scheduled meeting on July 16, 2019. Council made their way through a list of proposed changes that originated from previous meetings held in May. All changes can be viewed in the updated text of Draft 5. Council will meet again on July 30, at which time a second vote will be held.

Draft 5, Articles 1-9 Updated

Knoxville City Council considered Recode through Article nine at their May 14 meeting. The Articles posted on the Project Documents & Reports page show those changes in green. Council will continue working through the remainder of Draft 5 on their next special meeting on May 30. The meeting will be held at 3:00 pm in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building.

City Council Workshop Details

Knoxville City Council has confirmed details for a third workshop on Recode. It will be held on April 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building. This workshop will focus on code administration and policy issues. There will also be an overview of public comments and questions received after notifications were sent to all property owners alerting them to the project.