Downtown Community Plan
About the Plan
The Downtown Community Plan was most recently updated in 2015 as part of the NashvilleNext long-range planning process.
All of the Planning Department's fourteen Community Plans are guided by the Community Character Manual, a document which provides detailed policy guidance based on the look and feel of neighborhoods, centers, corridors and open spaces.
The Downtown Community Plan
2017 NashvilleNext Update
The 2017 update of the entire NashvilleNext plan is currently in
progress. It includes reorganization and streamlining of Community
Plans to focus on each community's role in Davidson County, the region,
and the Growth and Concept Map, as well as its Community Character
No major changes have been proposed for the Downtown Community Plan, but it has been edited for clarity, and some refinements have been made as needed to better align the Community Plan with the Downtown Code.
Read the draft update of the Downtown Community Plan
A public hearing will be held during the August 24 Planning Commission meeting.
For more information on the Downtown Community Plan, please contact:
Metropolitan Planning Department
800 Second Avenue South, PO Box 196300
Nashville, TN 27219-6300