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Applications and Fees

Community Plans

Application Type Description Fee Application
Community Plan Amendment Major Plan Amendment - requires one or more community meetings convened by the Planning Department prior to a public hearing $1000 Community Plan Amendment Application
Community Plan Amendment Minor Plan Amendment - may entail a community meeting, if a meeting is requested by the district Councilmember(s) $500 Community Plan Amendment Application
Community Plan Amendment Major and Collector Street Plan - Minor Amendment $500 MCSP Minor Amendment Application

Mapping and GIS

Type Description Fee
Map Countywide Zoning Map $15
Map Political Map $15
Map Topology Map $25
Map Property & Zoning Map $25
Map Site Plan Map $25
Map 11" x 17" Aerial $25
Map 36" x 24" Aerial $45
Map Custom Map (per hour) $445
Service Review of Master Deed Exhibits $20
Service Temporary Parcel Numbers $35
Service Lot Splits $75
Service Digital Data CD / Download $75
Service Distribution License Update $700
Service Distribution License $9000
GIS Layer fee Jurisdictional, Planimetric (misc), Taxing No charge
GIS Layer fee Political $15
GIS Layer fee Planimetric (Hydro) $300
GIS Layer fee Planimetric (Transport) $500
GIS Layer fee Zoning $500
GIS Layer fee Streets $1000
GIS Layer fee Orthophotography $1500
GIS Layer fee Topography $1500
GIS Layer fee Cadastral $3700

Land Development

Application Type Description Fee Application
Bond Bond - A bond for public infrastructure improvements posted by the project developer. Once established, bonds can be reduced, extended, reduced and extended, replaced, or released. $285 Bond Application

Bond Policies
Subdivisions Critical Lot Plan - A review of a plan for residential properties in the floodplain or with steep topography showing the proposed house (including garage) and grading contours. $70 Critical Lot Plan Application
Subdivisions Concept Plan - A preliminary concept of a proposed subdivision of land which may include future construction of public infrastructure. $2,500 Subdivision Application

Subdivision Submittal Checklist
Subdivisions Development plan - A detailed set of construction plans showing how public infrastructure items will be constructed. $2,000 Subdivision Application

Subdivision Submittal Checklist
Subdivisions Final Plat - A final plan showing exactly how land will be divided, including the location and dimensions of public infrastructure easements and improvements. $800 Subdivision Application

Subdivision Submittal Checklist

Final Plat Recording Checklist

Recording Fee
Subdivisions Infill Final Plat - Same as final plat, except a reduced fee for properties located within the "Infill Boundary" - i.e. inside the area bounded by Briley Parkway, White Bridge Road, Woodmont Boulevard and Thompson Lane. $400 Subdivision Application

Subdivision Submittal Checklist

Final Plat Recording Checklist

Recording Fee
Subdivisions Consolidation Final Plat - Same as final plat, except consolidating properties anywhere in the county and creating fewer parcels than initially existed. $400 Subdivision Application

Subdivision Submittal Checklist

Final Plat Recording Checklist

Recording Fee
Subdivisions Amendment - A method to reduce a setback shown on a recorded plat, to remove a reserve status of a parcel shown on a recorded plat, and to delete septic fields shown on a recorded plat which are no longer used since property has connected to public sewer. $500 Subdivision Amendment Application
Zoning Zone Change - A change in a property's zoning classification. $1,400 Zone Change Application
Zoning Zoning Text Amendment - A text amendment prepared by staff in response to an application submitted proposing changes in the zoning code. $1,180 not applicable
Zoning Landmark Sign - A review of a sign proposed for a property that is iconic or historic in nature, but is not allowed by the Metro Zoning Code. $160 Landmark Sign Application

Landmark Sign FAQ
Zoning Official Zoning Letter - A letter written at the request of property appraisers, builders, and title insurance companies, describing the reasons for the Metro Council's and/or Planning Commission's approval of a SP, PUD, or other overlay district. $40 not applicable
Zoning Downtown Code modification No charge Downtown Code Modification Application
Specific Plan (SP) Preliminary SP/Development Plan or Amended SP - A change in a property's zoning classification to a Specific Plan or a change to an adopted SP plan. $1400 Specific Plan Application
Specific Plan Submittal Checklist
Specific Plan (SP) Housekeeping Amendment - A minor change to a previously adopted specific plan or to add/delete land uses allowed in the specific plan. $700 Specific Plan Application
Specific Plan (SP) Final site plan - A final site plan showing exactly how the development will be constructed, landscaped, and accessed, including grading, stormwater, and signs. $1100 Specific Plan Application
Specific Plan Submittal Checklist
Specific Plan (SP) Building Permit Review - A review of a building permit, demolition permit, and/or certificate of use and occupancy permit. $160 not applicable
Specific Plan (SP) Sign and Tenant Finish-Out permits - A review of a building permit for interior space improvements or review of a sign permit for an individual tenant space or entire property. No signs reviewed if not visible from public rights-of way. no charge not applicable
Planned Unit Development (PUD) New, Amendment, or Cancellation $1,975 PUD Application
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Cancellation (Beer PUD) $200 not applicable
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Revision to Preliminary - A review of a revision to the approved preliminary plan, but not a significant change requiring Council re-approval of the change. $1,975 PUD Application
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Final Site Plan - A final site plan showing exactly how the development will be constructed, landscaped, and accessed, including grading and stormwater. $1,975 PUD Application
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Building Permit Review - A review of a building permit, demolition permit, tent permit, and/or certificate of use and occupancy permit. $160 not applicable
Urban Design Overlay District (UDO) New, Amendment, or Cancellation $1,400 New UDO Application
Urban Design Overlay District (UDO) Urban Design Overlay Modification - A review of a major, proposed site-specific change of greater than 20% (minor = 20% or less) to any numerical standard, proposed changes to non-numerical standards, or proposed changes to sign-related standards. Major: $700

Minor: $160
UDO Modification Application
Urban Design Overlay District (UDO) Final Site Plan - A final site plan showing exactly how the development will be constructed, landscaped, and accessed, including grading, stormwater, and signage.

$1,100 for final site plan including new public infrastructure

$160 for building permit request
Existing UDO Application
Urban Design Overlay District (UDO) Sign & Tenant Finish-Out Permits - A review of a building permit for interior space improvements, or review of a sign permit for an individual tenant space or entire property. No signs reviewed if not visible from public right of way. No charge UDO Signage Application

UDO Sign Permit Required Diagrams
Institutional Overlay District (IO) New, Amendment or Cancellation $1,400 Institutional Overlay Application
Institutional Overlay District (IO) Institutional Overlay Modification - A review of changes as described in the Metro Zoning Code, Section 17.70.140.E. Major: $1,400

Minor: $700
Institutional Overlay Application
Institutional Overlay District (IO) Final Site Plan - A final site plan showing exacly how the development will be constructed, landscaped, and accessed, including grading, stormwater, and signage. $1,100 Institutional Overlay Application
Neighborhood Landmark New, Amendment or Cancellation $1,400 Neighborhood Landmark Application

Neighborhood Landmark Submittal Checklist
Neighborhood Landmark Final Site Plan - A final site plan showing exactly how the development will be constructed, landscaped, and accessed, including grading, stormwater, and signage.
$1,100 Neighborhood Landmark Application

Neighborhood Landmark Submittal Checklist
Subdivision House Move House Move - Public Chapter No. 246, amending TCA, Title 13, Chapter 3, requires the Metro Planning Commission to review any single-family home being moved within Davidson County into a developed single-family subdivision. $1,000 House Move Application

Economic Development Incentive

The Planning Department will, under certain conditions, sponsor zone change applications as an economic development incentive.

FAQ and eligibility

Payment

Payment by cash or check is required at the time of application submittal. Checks should be made payable to "Metropolitan Government."

Refunds of Fees

Refund Policy