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Planning Commission will consider Whites Creek policies August 13Map showing affected properties in Whites Creek

Commissioners approved the NashvilleNext long-range plan by a 9-0 vote on June 22, but deferred action on some parts of Whites Creek until the August 13 regular meeting.

The first document linked below includes Community Character policies currently in effect on the affected properties, a comparison chart of existing and proposed policies, and policies which were in the Community Character manual for these properties as of June 22.

Overview of Community Character policies for the deferred properties

The document linked below was presented to the Planning Commission on June 22. It provides the background on planning for rural character in Whites Creek.

Presentation to the Planning Commission

NashvilleNext final draft: amendments to come

NashvilleNext is a long-range plan for Nashville's future, intended to guide growth, development, and preservation in our city over the next 25 years.

The NashvilleNext final, "static" draft posted here is the version considered by the Planning Commission during the June 15 and 22 special meetings; an updated version to be posted here soon will include amendments made during the later meeting.

List of amendments as approved by the Commission on June 22

Contact NashvilleNext staff by email, by phone at (615) 862-NEXT, and in person at upcoming meetings and presentations.

Previous and current policies

We're currently updating our interactive map of land use policies to bring it into line with the amended version of NashvilleNext approved by the Planning Commission earlier this week. The new version of the map will be posted here in a few days - meanwhile, the draft version is online at the link above. Please contact the Planning Department front counter by email or at 615/862-7190 if you have questions about specific parcels.

Community Outreach & Supporting Materialsphoto of conversation at community meeting

The NashvilleNext process has been based on community vision and input, with nearly twenty thousand community members sharing their thoughts and suggestions online and in person at over four hundred meetings, briefings, events, and public conversations.

Our Community Outreach page provides background information on many of the issues affecting NashvilleNext and our community's long-term future.