Planning & Zoning

SEVIER COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT
227 CEDAR STREET
SEVIERVILLE, TN 37862
PHONE: 865-453-3882    FAX: 865-453-5923
HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
EMAIL: PZ@seviercountytn.org
 
The Sevier County Planning & Zoning Department administers the following:
  • The Sevier County Subdivision Regulations which regulate the subdivision and development of property within the Sevier County Planning Region.
  • The Sevier County Zoning Resolution which regulates the development and uses of property within the Sevier County Planning Region.
NOTICE, as of June 19, 2023, applications for development will be accepted for the area formerly known as the Pittman Center Planning Region.

Regularly Scheduled Meetings

  • The Sevier County Regional Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5 PM in Courtroom 306W (County Commission Room) at the Sevier County Courthouse (125 Court Ave., Sevierville, TN 37862).
  • The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4 PM in Courtroom 306W (County Commission Room) at the Sevier County Courthouse (125 Court Ave., Sevierville, TN 37862).
Submissions
All submittals for review by the Sevier County Regional Planning Commission or Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) must be received by the Sevier County Planning & Zoning Department at least 21 working days prior to the scheduled meetings.

Regulations (Click on Regulations to view or print)
SEVIER COUNTY ZONING RESOLUTION (UPDATED 11-20-2023)
SEVIER COUNTY SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS (UPDATED 4-11-2023)

NOTICE, On Monday, April 24, 2023, we began using MyGovernmentOnline (MGO) permitting for all new residential building permit applications. Any questions concerning setting up your account will need to be directed to their helpline at 866-957-3764 or their website.

Planning Applications & Documents Required:
SUBDIVISION FINAL PLAT
SUBDIVISION CONCEPT PLAN
SUBDIVISION DESIGN PLAN

Zoning Applications & Documents Required:
REZONING REQUEST
ZONING LETTER REQUEST
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS REQUEST

SITE PLAN REVIEW (RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL)

Submit all applications, along with the required documents and fees, to the Sevier County Planning and Zoning Department. 
 
Staff:
James Temple, Jr. - Planning Director
Gary W. Brackins - Assistant Planning Director
Cynthia Lethco - Office Manager
Danielle Cavette - Planning Technician