Middle Housing

Middle Housing includes residential structures with more than one unit, with building footprints and scales comparable to single-family houses. 

Middle Housing types are permitted in RN-1, RN-2, RN-3, and RN-4 zoning districts, within land use areas designated Traditional Neighborhood Residential (TDR). Specific dimensional, design, and parking standards apply to Middle Housing projects. The standards can be found here. 

Where can I use this ?

Middle Housing standards may be used in the Traditional Neighborhood Residential (TDR) area.

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A property’s zoning will be visible on the Zoning layer. 

Ready to Apply ?

A pre-application meeting is required prior to submitting a Middle Housing application.

We offer regular meetings at 2:00pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Potential applicants should contact lindsay.crockett@knoxplanning.org to schedule an individual window.