Recode Under Revision

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Recode Under Revision

As City Council members suggest slowing down the city's zoning overhaul, MPC proposes a new special district for North Knoxville.

by scott barker • september 21, 2018

A special zoning designation for the area immediately to the north of downtown is among the changes to the next version of a proposed new zoning code for Knoxville.
A December deadline for adopting a new zoning code appears increasingly unlikely.
MPC Executive Director Gerald Green told City Council members during a marathon workshop Thursday evening that the new zoning district would encompass Emory Place at the north end of Gay Street, lower North Central Street and adjacent commercial properties.
Green said the district has unique parking, traffic and building conditions that are difficult to address through the standard zoning districts under development. “We’...

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