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Marble and Dirt

Providing insights on land use regulations in Knoxville and the greater East Tennessee area.

A Tennessee native and a true Volunteer at heart, Richard, (visit website bio) who obtained both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee, couldn’t imagine living and working anywhere but Knoxville. Richard maintains a general civil practice with an emphasis on real estate law and zoning and land use. 

Recode Knoxville's Proposed Zoning Map

Recode Knoxville's Proposed Zoning Map

Recode Knoxville’s first draft of a proposed zoning map for Knoxville was released today.  The proposed map can be accessed here.

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Recode Decoded: Part II

Recode Decoded: Part II
The first revised draft of Recode Knoxville was released to the public yesterday.  The revised draft includes substantive use revisions as well as revisions to some zoning procedures.  Because the Internet always brings out the best in human discussions (I’m joking), I thought it fitting to discuss zoning, which is always the most interesting conversation topic (I’m not joking).  Below are some of my initial observations as to substantive use revisions.
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Recode Decoded

Recode Decoded

The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission released this week the first draft of Recode Knoxville, a potential overhaul of Knoxville’s zoning ordinance. At least two more revisions to the draft are expected before the Knoxville City Council considers whether to adopt Recode Knoxville’s final product.

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First Recode Knoxville Draft Released

First Recode Knoxville Draft Released

The first draft of a potential overhaul of Knoxville's zoning ordinance is now available for public review and comment.  If you're involved in Knoxville's real estate industry, this is worth your attention.

If you would like to speak to Richard Graves on this subject or another matter, he may be reached at (865) 546-9321.

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