Fast Fact Sheets

Plans Review and Inspections Director

Peter Ahrens
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(865) 215-3669

400 Main St., Suite 475
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Find a quick answer with the Plans Review & Inspections Division Fast Facts Sheets.

Additions - Single and Two-Family Dwellings
What are the requirements for a Building Permit for an Addition to a One or Two Family Dwelling?
Additions Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Alterations - Commercial Buildings and Multi-Family Dwellings
What are the requirements for submitting plans for Plans Review?
Alterations Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Change of Occupancy
What are the requirements for Change of Occupancy?
Alterations Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Demolition Permit Requirements
When is a Demolition Permit required?
Demolition Permit Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Expedited Permits
Expedited Permits Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Multi-Sectional Homes
What are the requirements for a permit for a Multi-Sectional Home in the City of Knoxville?
Multi-Sectional Homes Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

New Construction - Single and Two-Family Dwellings

What are the requirements for submitting plans for Plans Review?
New Construction Single & Two Family Dwellings Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

New Construction and Additions - Commercial Buildings and Multi-Family Dwellings
What are the requirements for submitting plans for Plans Review?
New Construction Other Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Plans Review - Process, Fees, and Digital Review
Plans Review Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Plot Plans - Commercial and Residential Requirements
Plot Plans Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Pools - New Residential Swimming Pools
Residential Swimming Pool Barriers

Right-of-Way Permits
Right-of-Way Permits are required for new driveways, driveway widening and construction with the City of Knoxville Right-of-Way.
Right-of-Way Permits Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

Sign Ordinance
All new signs must comply with requirements in the sign ordinance based on your zoning district and road classification of where the sign will be located.
Sign Checklist [PDF]

Solar Installation Permit
What are the steps to follow to facilitate solar installations at your facility?
Solar Installation Permit [PDF]

Temporary Use Permit
What is the requirement for proposed Temporary Use within the City of Knoxville?
Temporary Use Permit Information [PDF]

Tents and Canopies
What is the policy concerning tent and temporary canopy permits for the City of Knoxville?
Tent Permit [PDF]

Tiny Homes
The following is a summary of codes and regulations regarding the contruction of "tiny homes".
Tiny Homes [PDF]