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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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Construction Appeals Board
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The Construction Appeals Board hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of adopted codes.

The Board meets on the third Friday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

Contact our office for an application.

Application fee is:
$100 for 1 & 2 family dwellings
$200 for other structures

Application Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

The September meeting has been cancelled.  The next meeting is scheduled for October 21, 2022 in the Main Assembly Room.


Board of Zoning Appeals 
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Prior to submitting a variance application for your project, please reach out to a Zoning Examiner.

The City of Knoxville Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) shall have the following powers:

• To hear and decide appeals to the decisions made by an administrative official in carrying out any provision of this or other zoning ordinances enacted by City Council.

• Grant variances where practical difficulties or unnecessary hardships existing in carrying out the strict letter of the zoning ordinance.