Fast Fact Sheets

Plans Review and Inspections Director

Peter Ahrens
pahrens@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3669

400 Main St., Suite 512
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]

Building Permit
When a Permit is Needed Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

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

Contacts For Plans Review
This is a list of the Departments, Person(s) and Telephone Numbers for persons involved in the review of plans.
Contacts Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

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

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

License/Exam/Reciprocal Procedure for City of Knoxville
What are the requirements for obtaining a Contractor License in the City of Knoxville?
Licensing 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]

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

Pools - New Residential Swimming Pools
What are the requirements for a Building Permit for a New Swimming Pool?
Residential Swimming Pool Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

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
On July 21, 2015, City Council adopted a comprehensive sign ordinance with hundreds of components. All new signs must comply with the requirements and standards set in the new sign ordinance, based on your zoning district and the classification of the road where the sign will be located.
Sign Ordinance Fast Fact Sheet [PDF]

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