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Planning was recently named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists. Learn more about the designation, and make your next trip to see us by bike!


1/15/2020
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City Council approved a new zoning ordinance and map for the City of Knoxville in August 2019. Both the ordinance and the map went into effect on January 1, 2020. 


1/2/2020
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Erin recently joined our agency and is already hard at work with GIS tasks, plat review, and customer service. Continue below to find out more about her!


12/19/2019
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Knoxville-Knox County Planning will be closing at noon on Monday, December 23. We will reopen Thursday, December 26 at 8:00am and operate on regular schedule.


11/27/2019
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With help from Camiros, the firm hired to assist with the City of Knoxville's zoning ordinance update, Planning staff developed a user's guide to provide a brief overview of the city's newly adopted code. The manual is intended to be used as a reference for informational purposes. 


11/18/2019
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The Planning Commission voted this fall to update our schedule of fees. That schedule won't go into effect until January 1, 2020, but we wanted to share it with you ahead of time. 


11/8/2019
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Did you know that in our last fiscal year we held 95 meetings that were open to the public? Or that the City of Knoxville and Knox County together passed four new zoning amendments? Did you know that Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commissioners heard 509 cases? Read on to learn more about what we have to report in this year's Annual Report. 


11/5/2019
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Aubrey joined Planning staff in September as a research assistant. Read more to find out what led her here and what she's been up to so far. 


11/1/2019
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Did you know that in the City of Knoxville, 4,182 acres are consumed by parking? That's 6.27 percent of the city's land. And that another 1,452 acres, or 2.18 percent, are consumed by "quasi-parking." So what exactly is quasi-parking, and what does it all mean for Knoxville? Read about our analysis of parking counts in the city to find out. 


10/11/2019
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