HOMECONTACTCITY HALLCITY EMPLOYMENTONLINE SERVICEBUSINESSRESIDENTSVISITORS
City of KnoxvilleContact Us
Welcome from the Mayor
City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline RogeroWelcome to the City of Knoxville website. We are committed to providing open, transparent government and great city services. If you don't find what you need here, please dial 311 and we will be glad to assist you.
Get to Know the Mayor »
City Government
Mayor's Office »
City Council »
City Departments »
Boards & Commissions »
Public Meetings »
City Projects »
Road Closures »
News
Utility Work to Reroute Cumberland Avenue Commuters »
City Releases New Greenways Map »
KUB Construction to Close South Central Street for 2 Months »
New Parking Meters to be Tested Out - Pay to Park on Market Square with Coins or Credit Card »
Knoxville Police Department Graduates New Recruit Class »
Knoxville Police Select Dodge Charger as Future Patrol Vehicle »
Demolition Work Starts at Lakeshore Park »
Bicycle Facilities Plan »
Downtown Circulation and Mobility Plan »
Mobile Food Vendor Program »
Civil Rights Act Anniversary »
Cumberland Connection Blog »
Engineering Department Project Blog »
Like the City on Facebook® »
Follow the City on Twitter »
View Press Releases »
Knoxville Events
Visit Knoxville
Event Calendar »
Special Events Dept.
Calendar [PDF] »
Market Square
Events [PDF] »
Comments Welcome on $500,000 Historic Preservation Fund
About 80 people interested in historic preservation attended Tuesday evening's public meeting at the East Tennessee History Center downtown to share ideas on how a new $500,000 City of Knoxville fund could be best used to help save and restore historic structures and sites.
[NEWS RELEASE]
[MEETING PRESENTATION - PDF]

Finance Dept. Receives National Recognition
The City of Knoxville's Finance Department has been recognized for its high professional standards after thorough annual evaluations by a national organization and government agency. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Knoxville Finance Department due to its spirit of transparency and full disclosure in its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).The department has received the award for the past 27 years.
[NEWS RELEASE]

KUB Construction to Close South Central Street for 2 Months
Central Street Detour map A two-month closure of a section of South Central Street downtown begins Tuesday, July 22, as Knoxville Utilities Board makes major upgrades to its sewer, water and electric infrastructure.
[NEWS RELEASE]
[VIEW DETOUR MAP - PDF]

UT's Cumberland Avenue Work Extended
Road ClosedA major University of Tennessee utility upgrade will close two lanes of Cumberland Avenue between James Agee Street and 11th Street in August. A UT contractor had been granted a traffic-control permit to reroute Cumberland Avenue commuters from July 23 through Aug. 8. But for now, just one westbound lane of Cumberland Avenue is closed, and the second lane won't close until Aug. 8 or later, according to Southern Constructors Inc. The traffic-control permit allowing two lanes to be closed has been extended until Aug. 25. .
[NEWS RELEASE]

New parking meters that take credit cardsNew Parking Meters to be Tested Out: Pay to Park on Market Square with Coins or Credit Card
By next week, 12 new City of Knoxville parking meters will be installed on Market Street that will give motorists the option of either paying by plugging in coins or swiping a credit card. City engineers believe the new solar-powered meters will prove to be more reliable than the existing meters throughout downtown, many of which are well-worn and require frequent maintenance and repairs.
[NEWS RELEASE]

Public Vehicle Auction Aug. 11
AuctionVehicles impounded by the City of Knoxville Police Department or Codes Enforcement will be sold at public auction at the Vehicle Impound Lot on Vice Mayor Jack Sharp Road (formerly BMX Blvd) beginning at 10:00 A.M on Monday, August 11.
[LIST OF VEHICLES - PDF]

South Knox Is Open!Henley Bridge is OPEN!
The Henley Bridge is now open with four lanes of traffic and businesses on the south side of the Tennessee River are waiting for you! To find info on your favorite businesses in the Downtown South Business District or Henley Bridge project updates visit
[SOUTHKNOXISOPEN.COM]
[HENLEY BRIDGE PROJECT]

Follow Mayor Rogero on Social Media
Mayor Rogero Twitter PageMayor Rogero Facebook PageBecome a Facebook fan of Mayor Madeline Rogero at facebook.com/MayorRogero or follow the Mayor on Twitter at twitter.com/MayorRogero.

Get Connected
The City of Knoxville has several options available for updates about the city. Become a fan at Facebook, follow on Twitter, view weekly updates on our RSS Feed, Mobile Version and Blogs or watch videos on YouTube.
City of Knoxville RSS News FeedCity of Knoxville Facebook PageCity of Knoxville BlogsCity of Knoxville Mobile VersionCity of Knoxville Twitter PageCity of Knoxville YouTube Page
[FOLLOW THE CITY]
Early Vote Until Aug. 2
Early VoteEarly vote now through August 2nd for the Federal and State Primary, County General and Town of Farragut Municipal Elections. Hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. On July 30-31, Aug. 1 early voting hours will be 9 a.m.-7 p.m. City County Building will open for early voting from noon-5 p.m. except for the following days: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19 and 26, noon-7 p.m. on July 30-31 and Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 2.
[ELECTION INFO]
[SAMPLE BALLOT - PDF]

Design Professionals Invited to City's Oct. 3 Accessibility Symposium
East TN Accessibility Symposium

Pre-registration is under way for the City of Knoxville's third annual Accessibility Symposium, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. The symposium aims to help professionals in the design industry - architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, facility managers, construction project managers, plans reviewers, inspectors and others - to better understand what true site and facility accessibility means to people with disabilities and seniors.
[NEWS RELEASE]

Concerts on Market Square
Concerts on the SquareEnjoy free jazz concerts by Marble City 5 on Market Square from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays during the Market Square Concert Series. There will be no alcohol or food sold on Market Square during the concerts, apart from that available on the patios of surrounding restaurants. But concertgoers are invited to bring chairs or blankets to sit on the Square and enjoy the shows.
[MORE INFO]

Shakespeare on the Square Now thru Aug. 17
Shakespeare on the SquareCome to Market Square and enjoy Shakespeare on the Square presented by the Tennessee Stage Company. Now through Aug. 17 you can see Much Ado About Nothing (July 31 & August 2, 8, 10, 14, 16) and Titus Andronicus (August 1, 3, 7, 9, 15, 17) starting at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy Shakespeare in the outdoors.
[MORE INFO]

Boomsday Set for Saturday, August 30
BoomsdayBOOMSDAY is the largest Labor Day fireworks show in the nation and will be held on Saturday, August 30 along Volunteer Landing. The day will be filled with tons of fun - delicious food, contests, live music and of course, the nation's largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show!
[BOOMSDAY.ORG]

Market Square Farmers' Market Open Every Wednesday and Saturday
Farmers Market
Visit the Market Square Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on historic Market Square during May thru November. The Market Square Farmers' Market is a open-air farmers' market. Everything is grown or made by the vendor in the East Tennessee region.
[MORE INFO]

Lunchtime Tunes
WDVX 89.9 FMEnjoy free live in studio performances at 12 noon on Mondays thru Saturdays at the WDVX 89.9 FM studio in Downtown Knoxville at 301 South Gay Street.
[VIEW SCHEDULE]

Knoxville Events Coming Soon!
Listed below are just a few events coming soon to Knoxville. To view more events CLICK HERE.
* July 31 - Shakespeare on the Square
* Aug. 1 - First Friday in Downtown Knoxville
* Aug. 1 - 1964 The Tribute at TN Theatre
* Aug. 1-3 - Shakespeare on the Square
* Aug. 2 - Market Square Farmers Market
* Aug. 4 - Mighty Musical Monday at TN Theatre
* Aug. 6 - Market Square Farmers Market
More Events

RESIDENTS
Bus Service Downtown Recycling Emergency Preparedness Guide Fire Dept. Household Garbage Collection Knox County Government Greenways Newcomer Info PARC Parks & Recreation Police Dept. Recycling Centers Senior Citizens Streetlight Outage Taxes Traffic Tickets Utilities more...
ONLINE SERVICES
Download Forms, Permits & Apps Brush/Leaf Pickup Schedule Employment Application Knox Co. Online Services Online GIS Mapping Pay Utility Bills Online Search Property Tax Records Pay Property Taxes Online Submit 311 Request State Online Services View RSS News Feed more...
BUSINESS
Beer Permit Bid Opportunities Business License Business Support Delinquent Taxes Demographics Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership Minority / Women / Small Business Program Sign & Billboard Permit Taxes Zoning more...
VISITORS
Chilhowee Park Game Day Traffic Greenways History of Knoxville Knoxville Coliseum Knoxville Convention Center Maps Newcomer Info Parks TDOT SmartWay Traffic Cams Things to Do Transportation Visitor's Bureau Knoxville Zoo more...
CITY HALL
Beer Board Boards & Commissions Budget City Council City Court City Departments City Ordinances & Charter Grants Mayor's Office Public Meetings more...
CITY EMPLOYMENT
Application Information Benefits Civil Service Dept. Contacts Current Job Openings Frequently Asked Questions more...
SITE TOOLS:
Add to Favorites
Adobe PDF Reader
Email Page
Font Smaller
Font Normal
Font Larger
Get Directions
Make Home Page
Print Page
RSS/XML Feed
Search A to Z List
Site Map
Traduzca en Español
Translate to More Languages
Dial 3-1-1 For City Services
311. One Number. One Call.
Click Here for Brush Pickup Schedule
I Want To...
Pay Property Taxes Online
Download Forms/Permits »
Find a Park »
View a Downtown Knoxville Map »
Locate ADA Info & Disability Resources »
Pay Traffic Ticket »
Plans Review & Permits Inquiry »
KnoxPlans »
Search & Pay Property Taxes »
Visit Purchasing Agent Office »
View Operating Budget »
Find Neighborhood Info »
View Site Map »
Search A to Z Listings
More Info
City Job Opportunities
Become a Police Officer »
More Information on Job Opportunities with the City »
updateCopyright © 2014 City of Knoxville     |    Read Our Privacy Policy    |    Email Webmaster
City County Building, 400 Main St, Knoxville, TN 37902    |    Phone: Call 3-1-1