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Planning DivisioN


PLANNING PROJECT SUBMITTAL CHECKLISTS
Preliminary Plats Checklist    Preliminary Plat Checklist
PUD Preliminary Master Plan Checklist    PUD Preliminary Master Plan Checklist
PUD Final Master Plan ChecklistPUD Final Master Plan Checklist
Resubdivisions, Final Plats, Plats of Correction ChecklistResubdivisions, Final Plats, and Plats of Correction Checklist
Site Plan Checklist Site Plan Checklist
Sketch Plan ChecklistSketch Plat Checklist
Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) Final Master (Sub-Area) Plan ChecklistTND Final Master (Subarea) Plan Checklist
TND Master Plan ChecklistTND Master Plan Checklist

ONLINE PLANNING APPLICATIONS          
Board of Zoning Appeals ApplicationBZA Application



Pertinent Planning Documents  
Comprehensive Plan                                                             Comprehensive Plan
Housing Design Program Housing Design Program
Zoning OrdinanceZoning Ordinance
Sign Regulations    Zoning Ordinance Article (14) XIV
Political Sign Regulations Zoning Ord. Section 14.06 
Landscaping and Design Standards   Zoning Ord. Article (13) XIII
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Ordinance Zoning Ord. Section 9.05
Capital Improvements Program (CIP)CIP FY2021-2026


Subdivision Regulations
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Additional Plans  
Oak Ridge City Blueprint City Blueprint 
Climate Action Plan                                              Oak Ridge Climate Action Plan
Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan
Waterfront Redeveloment Plan Waterfront Redevelopment Plan
Oak Ridge Community Guide to Living Green Oak Ridge Community Guide to Living Green


*This Code of Ordinances and/or any other documents that appear on this site may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the Municipality.

For questions regarding Commercial or Residential Building Permit Applications and Fees, call 865-425-3532 or email codes@oakridgetn.gov.

For questions regarding Commercial or Residential Site Plan Reviews, Zoning Information, or other City  Plans and Ordinances, call (865) 425-3531 or email commdev@oakridgetn.gov.

For questions regarding Floodplain Regulations, call Matt Widner at 865-425-3584 or email mwidner@oakridgetn.gov.


 Available Maps and Publications

View available maps and publications for community development and code enforcement.