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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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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 Checklist Sketch Plat Checklist
Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) Final Master (Sub-Area) Plan Checklist TND Final Master (Subarea) Plan Checklist
TND Master Plan ChecklistTND Master Plan Checklist

Online Planning Applications           
Sign Permit Application Sign Permit Application
Temporary Sign Permit Application              Temporary Sign Application
Rezoning Application  Rezoning Application
Board of Zoning Appeals ApplicationBZA Application

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 Tessa Powell at 865-425-3532 or email tpowell@oakridgetn.gov.

For questions regarding Residential and Commercial Site Plan Reviews, Sign Permit Applications, Census, and Commercial Zoning Information, call the office at (865) 425-3531.

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

For questions regarding Sign Permit Applications or Home Occupations, call Valarie Emery at 865-425-3531 or email vemery@oakridgetn.gov.

For questions regarding zoning of a particular property email vemery@oakridgetn.gov. Zoning Maps are not available on line. 

 Available Maps and Publications

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