Planning News

Mobility Plan 2045 was adopted by the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization’s Executive Board this spring. The plan explores current conditions and determines expectations for growth and infrastructure needs in the future.
Knox County and Planning are beginning the process to create a Comprehensive Land Use and Transportation Plan. A project webpage has been set up to share updates and materials related to the project. 
Despite disruptions in 2020, Knox County’s construction industry seems to be on track for continued growth. Popularity in the Northwest and Southwest County Sectors continues, and demand for residential development shows no signs of slowing.
The latest addition to our Technical Report series, Living with Disabilities in Knox County, examines local population numbers, as well as detailed demographic, economic, and quality of life characteristics of this population. 
We're excited to announce that Amy Brooks has been named Planning's Executive Director! Amy has been serving as interim director for the past eight months and has been with the agency for more than 14 years. 
Levan joined Planning in February and has been working to get acquainted with the agency and area since then. Learn more about him and what he'll be working on in the future!
Our offices will be closed April 2, 2021. We will reopen Monday, April 5.
The Knoxville Regional TPO has released a draft of Mobility Plan 2045. It is our region's long-range transportation plan that allows federal money to be used for transportation projects and ensures we're making the best decisions for residents, employers, and visitors.
Planning will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents' Day. Our office will reopen Tuesday, February 16.
Ever wondered what three or five dwelling units per acre actually looks like? This new tool shows real examples of subdivisions and developments with different density levels in Knox County.
Planning will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of MLK Jr. Day. Our office will reopen Tuesday, January 19. 
Panorama, a new tool that allows users to dig into the existing conditions of Knox County, is now available. The dashboard includes interactive data and maps on population, demographics, economic conditions, quality of life, housing, and development. 
The One Year Plan is a tool that helps officials make decisions about zoning and land use in the City of Knoxville. It is updated annually, and a Zoom meeting has been scheduled for January 28, 2021, as part of the process.