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The zoning ordinances and minimum subdivision regulations as presented here are not legal documents. They do not replace or amend the existing ordinances and regulations maintained by MPC. Further, presentation of this information here does not replace or amend the procedures and regulations governing the publication of agency information. Questions can be directed to MPC staff planners. Please call (865) 215-2500 for assistance. Copies of the city and county zoning ordinances and minimum subdivision regulations may be purchased at MPC.


Downtown Design Review Board

The Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm
in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, unless otherwise noted.


Certificate of Appropriateness Application

Knoxville Zoning Ordinance:
Article IV, Section 5.5

Design Guidelines

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Meeting Schedule, Application Deadlines, and Fee Schedule

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Downtown Design Review Board

Upcoming Meeting Agenda

Applications Received

  • 11-B-12-DT (Untable and Withdraw)
    100 S Broadway
    Minor Alteration of an Existing Building
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015
  • 6-C-13-DT
    322 W Church Street
    Demolition/New surface parking lot
    Meeting date: TBD

  • 12-A-14-DT
    550 Main Street
    Minor Alteration
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015
  • 3-A-15-DT
    100 S Broadway
    Major Alteration to an Existing Structure
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015
  • 4-A-15-DT
    702 S Gay Stree
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015
  • 4-C-15-DT
    620 State Street
    Major Alteration/Addition
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015
  • 4-D-15-DT
    120 S Gay Street
    Meeting date: 4/15/2015

Tabled Items

  • Amendments proposed by staff to the D-1 overlay, design guidelines, and administrative rules.

For more information about the Downtown Design Overlay District, contact Mike Reynolds at 215-2500.