Blount County Government
Maryville, TN 37804
Blount County Planning Department
 
New Location:
Operations Center
1223 McArthur Road
Alcoa (click above for map)

Phone: (865)273-5750
         Same mailing address:
Blount County Courthouse
327 Court Street
Maryville, TN 37804-5906

Fax: (865)273-5759
 
E-Mail: planning@blounttn.org
 
John Lamb - Director
 

General Information Planning Commission Meetings Plans Regulations


Plans


Knox/Blount Regional Greenway Master Plan for Maryville, Alcoa and Blount County, Phase One


Information for Baker Creek and Centenary Creek listening sessions November 1,4 and 8, 2010.

Baker Creek and Centenary listening sessions notice

Baker Creek and Centenary watersheds map

Baker Creek and Centenary Fact Sheet


Supplemental Information and Analysis for Blount County Plans - approved August 26, 2010


FOR PUBLIC HEARING - August 26, 2010 - Proposed Supplemental Information and Analysis for Blount County Plans


Draft - Supplemental Information and Analysis for Blount County Plans - June 24, 2010


Major Road Plan for Public Hearing December 22, 2009


The following is the presentation used at the public input meeting on greenway planning held October 8 at the Blount County Public Library.  Also shown is a link to a survey for those who either did not attend the meeting or have further comments to submit.

Blount County Greenways Master Plan PowerPoint presentation

Survey Link


Public meeting on Greenways Study on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:30 pm at Blount County Library.

a - Greenway Study Area Map

b - Summary information on Blount County Greenway Plan  


The Blount County Planning Commission adopted a Green Infrastructure Plan on July 23, 2009.  Click here for copy of the Plan.



The Blount County Planning Commission adopted a revised Policies Plan September 25, 2008.  Click here for copy of the revised Plan.


After a one year review process, the Planning Commission produced a first draft of a revised Policies Plan.  The revised Plan was available for citizen review and comment for approximately two months, and the Planning Commission held a citizen input workshop on July 14, 2008.  Below are the first draft of the revised Plan and related citizen comments.

a - Policies Plan first draft 6-08 for review

b - Report on July 15, 2008 citizen input workshop

c - Raven Society comments

d - Commissioner Wendy Pitts Reeves comments

e - Other Written Comments


The County Planning Commission undertook a review of the 1999 Policies Plan beginning in June of 2007.  Below are summaries and other materials used in review by the Planning Commission. 

Blount County Growth Strategy, sprawl and smart growth background and summary powerpoint presentation

Blount County Policies Plan background and summary, and report of progress powerpoint presentation

1101 Growth Plan review - powerpoint

Conceptual Land Use Plan review - powerpoint

Mountain Area Plan review - powerpoint

Roads and Transportation Plans review

School Plans review

Parks & Recreation Plans review

Water Quality Plan review

EHAT Action Plan review

Report of July 17, 2007 plans review citizen input session (first of series)

Report of August 9, 2007 plans review citizen input session (second of series)

Report of September 24, 2007 plans review citizen input session (third of a series)

Consolidated July, August and September 2007 citizen comments sorted by issue

Report of citizen comments from sessions held October 9 to November 13, 2003

Policies Plan - Process and Documents

Executive Summary - Report, Analysis and Summary of 17 Citizen Input Workshops in support of the Blount County Planning Process April 14 to June 9, 1997

Report, Analysis and Summary of 17 Citizen Input Workshops in support of the Blount County Planning Process April 14, to June 9, 1997

Summary results of the second round of Citizen Input Workshops September - November 1997

Report of the Blount County Citizen Advisory Committee Recommendations January 1999

Blount County Policies Plan June 24, 1999

Blount County Policies Plan Implementation Agenda Report on Progress - July 1999 - June 2003


Land Use Plan and Zoning Regulations

Conceptual Land Use Plan for Blount County March 23, 2000

Original zoning Regulations Blount County, Tennessee June 15, 2000 - Containing the text of resolutions from Resolution 00-06-010, a resolution adopting zoning in Blount County pursuant to Sections 13-7-101, et seq., of the Tennessee Code Annotated, Also titled Zoning Resolution of Blount County, Tennessee and Resolution 00-06-011, Blount County Floodplain Zoning Resolution, a resolution adopted pursuant to Sections 13-7-110 through 13-7-115 of the Tennessee Code Annotated for the purpose of regulating the floodplain areas of Blount County, Tennessee to minimize danger to life and property and to establish eligibility in the National Flood Insurance Program.

UPDATED Blount County Zoning Regulations with incorporated amendments to September 1, 2006 


Water Quality Plan

Tally of Responses and Written Comments Collated by Item from Citizen Input Workshop Response Forms and Other Sources Blount County Water Quality Planning Process April to July 2002

Open Comment Session - Citizen Input Workshops - Blount County Water Quality Planning Process - April 15 to July 2, 2002

Blount County and Little River Basin Nonpoint Source Pollution Inventories and Pollutant Load Estimates - February 2003 (TVA IPSI report)

"Water Quality Plan, Blount County, Tennessee" - April 24, 2003

 

Miscellaneous Plans and Studies

Mountain Area Plan - 1998

Hunter Interest Growth Study Final Report

Environmental Health Action Team, “Action Plan and Issue Profiles”, January 2007, addressing environmental health issues of land use, growth and development, outdoor air quality, and water quality. 
(click here for pdf file)

Reflections on the 1101 Process in Blount County

A Long-Range Facilities Plan for the Blount County School District (1997)

Blount County Roadway Needs Study Update 2004

Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan (2005)
        1 - Report Cover
        2 - Acknowledgements and Table of Contents
        Section 1 - Introduction
        Section 2 - Demographic Analysis
        Section 3 - Public Input
        Section 4 - Parks and Recreation System Organization
        Section 5 - Program and Budget Evaluation
        Section 6 - Facility Assessments and Recommendations
        Section 7 - Facility Phasing and Cost Recommendations
        Section 8 - Project Funding Recommendations

The State of Planning in Blount County , Tennessee (brochure text September 2006)

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