Mall Rezoning Moves Ahead

With a boost from the city, the proposal to transform the former East Towne Mall site into a distribution center cleared its first hurdle.

From Shopping to Shipping

The shell of the former East Towne Mall would be replaced by a retail distribution center operated by an unnamed company.

Planned Parenthood Prevails

Council votes unanimously to grant a zoning variance that allows the organization to expand its East Knoxville clinic.

Recode Goes the Distance

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Council passes the comprehensive and sometimes controversial overhaul of Knoxville’s zoning code.

Best and Highest Use?

Toole property on Gov. John Sevier Highway

A rezoning dispute finds County Commission wrestling with whether and how to allow commercial development of agricultural land.

Slow Going on Recode

After a marathon meeting, City Council members are only halfway through their review of Knoxville’s proposed zoning revision.

Pulling In the Reins on Recode

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A solid majority of Council members wants to postpone next week’s scheduled vote on the city’s proposed zoning overhaul.

Form and Function

A dispute over a home design on the South Knoxville Waterfront shows the challenges presented by form-based zoning.

Recode Goes to Council

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The Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission approves the comprehensive revision of the city’s zoning ordinance. Next stop: City Council.

Recode, Round 3

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MPC prepares to release the latest revisions to the rewrite of the city’s zoning code, with a series of public meetings.