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East Nashville Community Plan

county map with the East Nashville community highlighted

The East Nashville Community Plan was most recently updated in August 2017 as part of a scheduled review of the NashvilleNext long-range plan.

See the Community Character Manual for descriptions of the policy applied to each property in the Community Plan.

East Nashville Community Plan

Conversation about Dickerson Road's future

We're about to start working on a "small area plan" which will guide future development and redevelopment along Dickerson Road.  We'll begin with a community discussion of how residents, property owners, and other stakeholders want that area to grow - details of the process and the meeting are linked below.

More about the informational session

Gallatin Pike Urban Design Overlay

The Gallatin Pike UDO supports the community’s vision of a more pedestrian- and transit-oriented corridor, as described in the East Nashville Community Plan.

Gallatin Pike Urban Design Overlay

Institutional Overlay

Nashville Auto-Diesel College Institutional Overlay

  • Institutional Overlays provide development rules which work in cooperation with existing residential zoning.
  • Nashville Auto-Diesel College became Lincoln College of Technology's Nashville campus in 2012.