The Hamblen County Planning & Zoning Office oversees, enforces, and provides assistance to the public with the following adopted regulations: Subdivision, Zoning, Storm Water, Building Codes, and Property Maintenance. The County Mayor appoints all Planning Commission and Board of Zoning members. Their regular meetings are the first Monday of every month. In these meeting, the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals review subdivision plats, site plans, storm water drainage plans, drainage bonds, zoning appeals, re-zoning request, variance request, and code adoptions or amendments.
NEWS, EVENTS and NOTIFICATIONS
Click Here for an important PUBLIC NOTICE on rezoning for landfill.
Beginning July 1, 2022 – Residential Packets will be available to be picked up by APPOINTMENT ONLY. We will contact you when your permit is ready to schedule your appointment. Thank you for your understanding.
TDEC LOCAL OFFICE CLOSED
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has closed their local office. Septic system inquiries and permit requests should be directed to the TDEC representative: Brian Murphy at 423-736-2888 or email@example.com. The Knoxville TDEC office can be reached at 865-594-6035.
Hamblen County Courthouse
511 W 2nd North Street
Morristown, TN 37814
Phone: (423) 581-1373
Fax: (423) 587-7089
Stormwater Hotline: (423) 585-4077
This hotline is for Stormwater inquires ONLY.
For all other questions, please call (423) 581-1373
Tina Whitaker, Department Manager
Donna Massey, Administrative Assistant
Darrell Chase, Building Inspector
Tommy McKinney, Code Enforcement Officer
Lindsey Horn, Clerical Assistant
The Planning and Zoning Office is located on the first floor of the Administrative Building.
Office hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
The April 2023 Planning Commission meeting will be held Monday, April 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in the small courtroom.