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As a companion to the recently released technical report, staff completed a story map that presents the same information, but with interactive maps and in a format that is screen reader compatible.


9/30/2020
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Planning offices will be closed Monday, 9/7, in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 9/8, with regular business hours.


9/3/2020
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Chelsea Foster recently joined us as an AmeriCorps Member. Over the next year, she will manage bicycle and pedestrian counts and present information to area high school driver’s education classes and is looking forward to getting more involved in planning processes and community engagement. Help us welcome Chelsea!


9/2/2020
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The review process for the Infill Housing Overlay District has been changed, and all applications are now reviewed by the Design Review Board. This change gives Planning staff the flexibility to thoroughly discuss applications prior to the formal meeting. 


8/31/2020
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Over the past year, three staff members have earned advanced professional credentials. Help us congratulate Michelle Portier and Craig Luebke for passing their AICP exam, and Tarren Barrett for receiving her PE certification!
8/18/2020
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Terms on the Planning Commission typically last four years, but many commissioners serve more than once. We want to extend a special thanks to the individuals who dedicate countless hours to ensure we are preserving unique community characteristics while encouraging good, smart development. 


8/4/2020
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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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