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Downtown Grill and BreweryMPC Commissioner Earns Highest Honors in Green Building Design

Elizabeth Eason—principal architect at Elizabeth Eason Architecture and an MPC commissioner—is the only architect in Tennessee to be selected as a LEED Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council. The designation honors Eason’s 25 years of excellence in the practice of green building and recognizes her as one of the world’s most distinguished professionals in the discipline. Read the article >>

Thomas "Tank" Strickland park
East City Sector Plan Nearing Completion
Planning Commission hearing set for April

Did you know the area from downtown Knoxville to Chilhowee Park was once called Park City? And for good reason! There are a number of unique parks and open spaces along that corridor. Chilhowee Park, the longtime home of the Tennessee Valley Fair, is found there, as are Paul Hogue Park, the Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum, and the new Thomas “Tank” Stickland Park. There’s even a new greenway under construction— Williams Creek Greenway. Read more >>

2013 Office Market Analysis Now Available

The 2013 Knoxville-Knox County Office Market Analysis is now available. The report provides office vacancies, rental rates, and other relevant information on the status of local market. For more information, read the executive summary online or contact Bryan Berry to purchase a copy.

TPO Seeks Program Coordinator for Smart Trips

Essential duties include: managing incentives program; customer service; producing progress reports and detailed invoices; developing/implementing marketing plans; and developing/overseeing a carpool program for schools. Details available on the TPO website.

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April 2014 Meeting Calendar
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Requests for Plan Amendments, Rezonings, Development Plan Approvals and Uses Permitted on Review Announcement


Ongoing Projects

Central City Sector Plan Update
East City Sector Plan Update

Recent Additions

PRESS RELEASE: Bike Month Kicks Off with Ride and Festival (4-16-14)

Development Activity Report 2013 (4-14-2014)

Office Market Analysis, 2013 (4-4-2014)