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Madison Community Plan

About the Plan

county map with Madison community highlightedThe Madison 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 Madison Community Plan

"An Action Plan for Reinvestment and Revitalization in Madison, Tennessee" - prepared by a Technical Assistance Panel from the Urban Land Institute, February 2012

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 Policies.

An open-house discussion of the entire 2017 update is set for July 24 in the Development Services Center on the first floor of the Metro Office Building, 800 Second Avenue South.

A public hearing will be held during the August 24 Planning Commission meeting.

For more information on the Madison Community Plan, contact:

Dara Sanders
Metropolitan Planning Department
800 2nd Avenue South, PO Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219-6300

Myatt Drive Specific Plan

This Specific Plan (SP), approved by the Metropolitan Council in November 2007, permits mixed uses along Myatt Drive and mixed uses and mixed housing types along Anderson Lane.

Council ordinance approving the Myatt Drive Specific Plan

Myatt Drive Specific Plan

If you have questions or comments about the Myatt Drive SP, please contact the Planning Department front counter at 615-862-7190 or