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Plans Review & Inspections Department
Building Permits & Inspections
Contact Information [PDF]
Contractor License Fees [PDF]
Current Codes in Effect
Energy Conservation Code Checklist [PDF]
Energy Conservation Code Requirements [PDF]
Fast Fact Sheets
Fee Schedule [PDF]
Frequently Asked Questions
Interactive Voice Response Info [PDF]
International Codes Online
Plans Review & Inspections Boards
Plans Review & Permits Inquiry
Pre-Submittal Conference Information [PDF]
Pre-Submittal Conference Form [PDF]
Public Records Request [PDF]
Sign Permits and Inspections
State Licensing Board
Trust Account
Zoning Complaints and Inspections
Zoning Ordinance
KUB Sewer Private Lateral Program
KUB Sewer Inspections may find private lateral problems that property owners must fix per the mandated Private Lateral Program.
KUB Private Lateral Program Info

Peter Ahrens

City County Building
Suite 512
Phone: 865-215-3669
Fax: 865-215-2627

Site and Drainage
Mark Johnson, Engineering, 865-215-2608

Parking Access and Layout
Mark Johnson, Engineering, 865-215-2608

Waste Water
Travis Franklin, Knoxville Utilities Board, 865-558-2260
Blake Brown, Knoxville Utilities Board, 865-558-2689

Parking Spaces
Greg Anderson, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-3096
Melvin Wright, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-2995

Zoning and Building Regulations
Greg Anderson, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-3096
Melvin Wright, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-2995

Electrical and Solar Regulations
Greg Taylor, Chief Electrical Inspector, 865-215-2998

Gas/Mechanical/Plumbing Regulations
Charlie Johnson, Chief Gas/Mech/Plumbing Inspector, 865-215-3109

Fire Regulations
Sonny Partin, Fire Inspections 865-215-2843
Michael Gillespie, Fire Inspections 865-215-2842

Arborist Requirements
Greg Anderson, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-3096
Melvin Wright, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-2995

Alternative Building Code, NC-1 & H-1
Marty Clay, Plans Review & Inspections, 865-215-3094

The Plans Review & Inspections Division promotes quality development and preserves neighborhood integrity and safety through plans review, permits, inspections, and other regulatory activities.


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