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Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments

MPC staff develop zoning ordinance amendments in conjunction with the City of Knoxville and Knox County departments. The consideration and ultimate adoption of an amendment includes a hearing by the Metropolitan Planning Commission and final approval by the City Council or Commission.

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City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance Update

MPC is undertaking a complete review and update to the City's zoning ordinance.

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    Active Amendments

    Auction Houses

    Bearden Area Mixed Use

    City Parking Ordinance

    Edgewood-Park City Historic District Expansion

    South Waterfront Form Base Code Updates

      Additional Amendments

      • Alternative Financial Services (Ordinance O-116-2016 adopted by City Council 7/19/2016)
      • Craft Bakeries (Ordinance O-7-2016 adopted by City Council, 1/5/2016)
      • Demolition Delay (Ordinance O-75-2015 adopted by City Council, 5/26/2015)
      • Directory Signage (Ordinance O-200-2015 adopted by City Council, 10/27/2015)
      • Pet Services (Ordinance O-219-2015 adopted by City Council on 11/24/2015)
      • Sign Ordinance Amendments (Ordinance O-127-2015 adopted by City Council 7/21/2015)
      • Urban Agriculture (Ordinance 0-126-2015 adopted by City Council on 7/21/2015)