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Anita Kramer of the Urban Land Institute was in town for a real estate trends and forecasting event. We joined her during some downtime to talk about Knoxville and emerging trends.


1/29/2020
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The Traffic Access and Impact Study Guidelines and Procedures have not been significantly changed in more than 20 years. Because of this, staff from Planning, City and County Engineering have clarified aspects and policies that were previously unclear. There are also procedures that were in practice but not addressed in the Guidelines that have now been formally incorporated.


1/30/2020
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Anita Kramer of the Urban Land Institute was in town for a real estate trends and forecasting event. We joined her during some downtime to talk about Knoxville and emerging trends.


1/29/2020
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The One Year Plan forms the legal basis for zoning decisions and is updated annually. This year's update gets underway in February, and three public meetings have been scheduled. 


1/23/2020
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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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Knoxville-Knox County Planning Executive Director Gerald Green announced his resignation earlier this week. Green has been in the position since 2015 and has brought major changes to the agency in that time.


1/9/2020
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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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