Refer to the appropriate Sector Plan for land use classifications in Knox County.
City of Knoxville
Neighborhood Commercial (C-N)
The C-N Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District is intended to provide for an environment of integrated residential development and small-scale commercial and service uses, predominantly serving nearby residential neighborhoods. Low- intensity mixed-use is encouraged within the C-N District, with dwellings permitted above the ground floor, as well as multi-family and townhouse development located alongside select commercial uses.
- Locate at intersection of arterial streets
Sites should be relatively flat (under 10 percent slope) and with enough depth to support shopping center and ancillary development.
Vehicular and pedestrian connections should be accommodated between different components of the district (e.g. between stores, parking areas and out-parcel development)
Infrastructure should include adequate water and sewer services, and major arterial highway access
Mixed Use Neighborhood Center
- Flat terrain (slopes generally less than 10 percent)
Currently served by or planned to be served by sidewalks
The location does not include auto and truck- oriented uses such as industrial, strip commercial and warehouse / distribution uses unless the proposal calls for a redevelopment of such areas
At the intersection of a local street and throughfare
Next to low or medium density residential
- Generally located at intersections of collectors or arterial streets at the edge of or central to a neighborhood
New NC should not be zoned for or developed within 1/2 mile of existing commercial that features sales of day-to-day goods and services
Automobile-oriented uses (e.g. gas stations or convenience stores) should be located on arterial street at the edge of neighborhood