Forms, Permits, Licenses & Applications

Plans Review and Inspections Director

Peter Ahrens
(865) 215-3669

400 Main St., Suite 505
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Please be advised that "effective immediately" we will no longer accept Trust Account deposits. On June 1, 2017 all Trust Accounts with the City of Knoxville's Plans Review & Inspections office will be closed. If you currently have a Trust Account with us, you will be receiving a notice in the mail informing you of the closure. Refunds will be issued to all account holders that have a balance as of June 1, 2017.

Please send email to
or call 865-215-2999.
To pay by credit card, please call 865-215-2999.
We now have Permit, License & Board Review applications and forms online. Download these [PDF] files, print, fill them out and return to the appropriate City department listed on the form.

Affidavit for Existing Structures [PDF]
Affidavit for Low-Voltage Registration [PDF]
Affidavit for Owner/Agent [PDF]
Affidavit for State License [PDF] 
Blasting Permit [PDF]
Building Board of Adj. and Appeals Application [PDF]
Building Permit Application [PDF]
Change of Contractor Form [PDF]
Changes After Permit [PDF]
Demolition Permit & Affidavit [PDF] - Facts [PDF] 
Electrical Board of Examination, Review, Adj. and Appeals Application [PDF]
Electrical Contractor's Bond [PDF]
Electrical License Application [PDF] 
Electrical Low-Voltage Permit Application [PDF]
Electrical Low-Voltage Public Notice [PDF]
Electrical Low-Voltage Purpose [PDF]
Electrical Permit Application [PDF]
Electrical Solar Work [PDF] 
Gas Installation & Serviceman's Bond [PDF]
Gas License Application [PDF]
Gas Work - New Permit Application [PDF] 
Homeowner Electrical Permit Rules [PDF]
Homeowner Gas Permit Rules [PDF]
Homeowner Mechanical Permit Rules [PDF]
Homeowner Plumbing Permit Rules [PDF]
License/Exam/Reciprocal Procedure [PDF]
L.P. Gas Tank Application [PDF]
Mechanical Contractor's Bond [PDF]
Mechanical/Gas Board of Examination, Review, Adj. and Appeals Application [PDF]
Mechanical License Application [PDF] 
Mechanical Work - New Permit Application [PDF]
Parking Lease Agreement [PDF]
Plans Review and Building Permit Fee Schedule [PDF]
Plans Review and Building Permit Application [PDF]
Plumbing Board of Examination, Review, Adj. and Appeals Application [PDF]
Plumbing Contractors Bond [PDF]
Plumbing License Application [PDF]
Plumbing Work - New Permit Application [PDF]
Pre-Submittal Conference Form [PDF]
Pyrotechnic Permit [PDF]
Sign Permit [PDF] 
Storage Tank Permit - Aboveground [PDF]
Storage Tank Permit - Underground [PDF] 
Tent Permit [PDF] 
Tiny Homes Construction Guidelines [PDF]
Use Permit Application [PDF]