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Both the Agenda Review (8/11) and Planning Commission (8/13) meetings will take place electronically in accordance with Governor Bill Lee's Executive Order Number 51.


7/31/2020
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As tax season approaches, you are likely thinking about the tax deadline and where to pay your property taxes. Your property address is probably the last thing on your mind.
7/29/2020
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Chase started working with us part-time in October 2019 and transitioned to full-time earlier this month. We're excited to see the contributions he makes to our projects that need GIS support. Help us welcome him!


7/22/2020
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Amy Brooks, Planning Services Manager, has been selected as Planning’s Interim Executive Director beginning July 11th and will serve in this role until a permanent Executive Director is named.


7/13/2020
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What is it that makes Knoxville an affordable and attractive place to live, raise a family, and own a business? Browse through the 2020 Facts & Figures Report to find out. 


7/10/2020
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The July Planning Commission Agenda Review and Monthly Meeting will be held electronically.


7/7/2020
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July brings the retirement of two of our finest - Tom Brechko and Gerald Green. Take a minute to read about their accomplishments and help us wish them well. 


6/26/2020
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Knoxville and its updated zoning ordinance are featured in the latest edition of Zoning Practice, which explores recent trends in industrial zoning.


6/23/2020
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Interested in exploring recent building permits in Knox County? We have a new tool that makes it easier than ever.


6/22/2020
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Planning's Executive Director will give a presentation to Knox County Commission in June about local trends as the county continues to grow and change. He will also touch on some of the challenges that local residents and decision-makers will have to address in the coming years. Read on for more information and to see the presentation.


6/9/2020
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In early April, the Planning Commission lost a valued member with the passing of Mac Goodwin. In his absence, we welcome Sandra Korbelik to the commission.


5/18/2020
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Though trends are somewhat different, residential construction returned to levels seen prior to the 2008 recession. Non-residential building had a strong year, too. 


5/5/2020
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Knox County's senior population is expected to continue growing quickly as the last of the Baby Boomers enter their senior years. With this growth, the resources they need will experience greater demand, causing communities to consider new strategies to accommodate them. 


4/27/2020
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