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Information on recent applications and filings, updated daily

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How to make applications and begin the development process

Mayor's Workplace Challenge

The Planning Department achieved gold, silver, and gold status in the three categories of the 2014 Mayor's Workplace Challenge, a citywide public and private initiative supporting active and healthy environments, green operations and buildings, and volunteer service inside and outside the workplace.

Mayor's Workplace Challenge logos 

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The Planning Department's responsibilities include working with local communities to create appropriate land-use policies and community plans, making recommendations to the Planning Commission on zoning decisions, and providing design services while supporting more sustainable development.

The Planning Department is located at 800 Second Avenue South in downtown Nashville, one block north of the 2nd/4th Avenue exit off I-40.

Share your thoughts on NashvilleNext's "Preferred Future"

Opening screen of Preferred Future surveyThe NashvilleNext "Preferred Future" represents a direction our city and county could possibly take over the next 25 years. Our new online survey provides an opportunity to comment on potential changes.

Take the online survey

"Preferred Future" map

Video: NashvilleNext planner Greg Claxton explains the "Preferred Future" and the community-focused process which led to it

Questions? Comments? Email NashvilleNext here

The "Preferred Future": what does it mean for me?

Map of downtown potential zoning and land usePlans for some areas would change significantly, others less so. We've prepared maps of each of Davidson County's fourteen planning districts, or "communities," and links to those appear below, along with several smaller areas within those communities and Powerpoint slides and notes from a presentation that planners have been making to community and business groups.

Overview of the draft Preferred Future

Proposed changes in the individual Community Plan areas

Public comment at community meetingNashvilleNext "Community Conversations"

Videos of speakers' presentations and related discussions over the past few months, and reports prepared by expert teams of community volunteers

Presentation and discussion: Economic growth

Presentation and discussion: Transportation and mobility

Presentation and discussion: Culture and placemaking

Report: Culture and placemaking

Presentation and discussion: Affordable housing and gentrification

Report: Affordable Housing and Gentrification public discussion

Report: Equitable development

Jefferson Street revitalization

This report outlines current conditions and possible strategies for revitalization along the Jefferson Street corridor in North Nashville.

Report: "Revitalization Strategies in Historic Black Business Districts"

Summary of infill text amendments

We've prepared a basic summary of recent infill text amendments and how they were created.

"I'm in!"NashvilleNext logo

Community leaders explain why they're involved in NashvilleNext, a process to generate a new, long-term plan for Nashville and Davidson County.

NashvilleNext update: how progress might happen

We're in the latter stages of a three-year initiative to create a comprehensive, countywide plan - and so far, the community response has been remarkably strong. Public input is continuing into this winter, as planners and community members present a "preferred future" for our city and community.

More information about NashvilleNext, and ways to get involved as the process moves forward, are linked from our NashvilleNext page.