Recode at the Turn

Recode at the Turn

Planning commissioners are poised to send their recommendation for the overhaul of the city’s zoning ordinance to City Council.

by scott barker • January 10, 2019

Recode Knoxville, the comprehensive revision of the city’s zoning ordinance, is on the verge of turning into the homestretch. The Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission -- known until recently as the Metropolitan Planning Commission -- is scheduled to vote on the proposed ordinance at its monthly meeting that convenes at 1:30 p.m. today.
The proposed code would encourage more density and support public transportation.
If planning commissioners vote in favor of the measure, it will then go to City Council, which has the final say on the first complete overhaul of Knoxville’s zoning code in more than half a century.
The existing zoning code was designed to ...

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