Departments & Services - Planning & Zoning

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Chris Scheuttler

Director

planning@cartercountytn.gov

Contact Information

Phone/Fax:
(423) 542-1834
(423) 542-3469 Fax

Address:
824 Second Street
Carter County Courthouse Complex
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Building Permits:
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Duties:

The Carter County Planning Office is responsible for the administration of the overall County wide Planning Program, planning for the physical development and growth of the County. This responsibility includes comprehensive planning; implementation of County zoning, subdivision and Critical Area regulations; commercial/industrial site plan review and approval; residential building permit review, approval and administration; Litter Ordinance implementation and administration, floodplain review (FEMA), and agricultural land preservation programs.

The Office provides support staff and administration to numerous boards and commissions including the Carter County Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Park and Recreation Board. Other services performed include administration of local, state and federal grant projects and programs and providing information on a daily basis of the general public concerning the regulation of land use in Carter County. We also provide assistant to the EMA office in the development of the Hazard Mitigation Plan for Carter County.

Office personnel ar available Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to provide assistance to Carter County residents and the general public.

 


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