Talk It Out

The Planning Commission uses a local subdivision controversy to send a message: Developers should engage neighbors.

Next Steps

Knox County planning map

As Mayor Glenn Jacobs convenes a planning committee that hasn’t met in nearly two decades, Knox County starts to think about the future.

A Veto in Every Pot

Recode Knoxville map

Proposed legislation would require consent from every property owner for zoning plans throughout Tennessee.

Plan Obsolescence

Growth Policy Plan

Knox County Commission wants out of its state-mandated growth plan. But what would come next?

Recode at the Turn

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

Setting the Agenda

Knox County planning map

With an eye on increased development outside the city limits, County Commission considers whether to restructure the planning commission.

Recode on Hold for the Holidays

City County Building

The Metropolitan Planning Commission on Thursday postponed the big-picture initiative and focused instead on routine land use issues.

Condo Conundrum

A dispute over a proposed condo development in Old North Knoxville exemplifies some of the city’s land use issues.

A dispute over a proposed condo development in Old North Knoxville exemplifies some of the city’s land use conflicts.

Carriage House Compromise

Possibly resolving one of the sticking points in Recode Knoxville, accessory dwelling units will only be available for owner-occupants.