Planning

Planning Staff Review a Land Use Map

Since 2011 the First Tennessee Development District, as well as the other Tennessee Development Districts, have provided local planning services to member governments. 

 To meet the needs of the District, the FTDD employs two professional planners who provide assistance and advice to local officials, including planning commissions, boards of zoning appeals, design-review commissions and legislative bodies, regarding planning issues, preparation of various community plans and studies, as well as development and interpretation of land-use controls.  Examples of ordinances and regulations where the FTDD provides assistance includes zoning, subdivisions, mobile home parks, floodplain, landscape design, signage, and telecommunication facilities.  Other services offered by the District’s Local Planning includes reviewing development plans for compliance with local, state or federal requirements; preparing reports and recommendations for delivery to developers, commissioners and others; providing continuing education and training for planning commissions, boards of zoning appeals and local administrators; and providing mapping services coordinated by the FTDD Planning Staff using GIS software. 

 

FTDD Local Planning - Community Assignments

 

Chase Milner

 

Cameron Taylor

 

Baileyton

 

Bluff City

 

Erwin

 

Bulls Gap

 

Hawkins County

 

Carter County

 

Mosheim

 

Church Hill

 

Rogersville

 

Elizabethton

 

Town of Unicoi

 

Mount Carmel 

 

Tusculum

 

Mountain City

 

 

 

Surgoinsville

 

 

 

Unicoi County

 

 

 

Watauga