Refer to the appropriate Sector Plan for land use classifications in Knox County.
City of Knoxville
Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood (RN-6)
The RN-6 Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood Zoning District is intended to accommodate high density neighborhoods in the City of Knoxville characterized by a mixture of all housing types including single-family, two- family, townhouse, and multi-family. Limited nonresidential uses that are compatible with the character of the district may also be permitted.
High Density Residential
- On major collector and arterial streets, adjacent to regional shopping and major office districts (office sites allowing four or more stories); these sites must be identified in sector or small area plans
- Within the CBD or its adjacent areas, such as portions of the Morningside community
- Relatively flat sites (less than 10 percent slopes) Along corridors with transit and sidewalks
Medium Density Residential / Office
These uses provide a buffer to low density residential areas, particularly when located adjacent to an arterial/collector or as a transition between commercial uses and a neighborhood.
- Near community activity centers, including uses such as schools and colleges, parks, and community commercial/office nodes
- As transitional areas between commercial development and low density residential neighborhoods
- Site with less than 15 percent slopes
- Along or near corridors that are served by or proposed to be served by transit, with densities proposed to be above 12 dwelling units per acre and to be served by sidewalks