Refer to the appropriate Sector Plan for land use classifications in Knox County.
City of Knoxville
Single-Family Residential Neighborhood (RN-1)
The RN-1 Single-Family Residential Neighborhood Zoning District is intended to accommodate traditional low density residential neighborhoods in the City of Knoxville, exhibiting a predominant development pattern of single-family homes on relatively large lots and with generous setbacks. Two-family dwellings may also be allowed by special use approval. Limited nonresidential uses that are compatible with the character of the district may also be permitted.
Low Density Residential
- Land served by water and sewer utilities and by collector roads
- Slopes less than 25 percent
Traditional Neighborhood Development
- Neighborhoods where lots are typically less than 50 feet wide, and usually have sidewalks and alleys. This area isessentially the 19th and early 20th century grid street neighborhoods of Knoxville.
- Urban Growth Area or Planned Growth Areas where neighborhood orcommunity mixed use development is identified (see Mixed Use and Special Districts section)