Proposed Rezoning

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FILE # 2018-R5

REQUEST: REZONE FROM A-1 AGRICULTURE-FORESTRY-RURAL RESIDENTIAL TO C-1 GENERAL COMMERCIAL

SITE LOCATION: OLD HUNTSVILLE RD – PARCEL 163 015.03

OWNER: SUNNYVALE INVESTMENTS, LLC | MICHAEL & SUSAN LEMLEY

MEETING DATE: DECEMBER 18, 2018 - PUBLIC HEARING
5:00 PM LC COURTHOUSE | CIRCUIT COURTROOM

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Proposed Fee Amendment

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In keeping with common practice and providing for fairness to county residents, the proposed fee
amendments take into consideration current expenses absorbed by the county and place the responsibility, thereof, onto the requesting party.

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Job Opening

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Building Inspector

This is responsible technical and administrative work assisting with activities associated with the regulation of building construction, gas, mechanical and plumbing installations for Lincoln County. Activities associated with the job include ensuring compliance with the International Building Code and all applicable land use codes for new construction activities, reviewing plans for commercial properties, multi-family dwelling units and single family residences prior to and during construction. Ensuring all alteration and repair activities comply with building requirements and related regulations. Additional activities include interpreting and enforcing building, housing, mechanical, plumbing, gas and energy codes and providing property inspections and related information to homeowners, contractors, and developers. Incumbents are also responsible for assisting with compliance issues pertaining to the National Flood Insurance Program. Job responsibilities require a high school diploma supplemented with considerable experience in building construction, strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills, sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job and the ability to interpret and explain governing codes and regulations. Job performance is evaluated by the Planning and Zoning Director through review of the level of compliance of building and remodeling activities with building codes and regulations, ability to interpret and apply governing regulations, organizational and decision making skills and ability to interact effectively with contractors, developers, local and regional officials, homeowners and the public.

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Planning & Zoning Department

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106 College St W
Fayetteville, TN  37334
(931) 438-5186 / FAX (931) 438-5187

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8 am-4 pm
Closed for state sanctioned holidays

Planning Commission Members

Planning Commission Minutes


The purpose of the Planning & Zoning Department is to facilitate the Lincoln County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.

This office is responsible for Current Planning, Future Planning, Zoning Compliance and related administrative duties.  Combined, these functions help ensure a quality community and help protect property values.

Zoning focuses on how land is currently being used and how it can be used in the future.  The goal is to provide a harmonious transition of zoning districts and ensure growth and development progress in a fashion that minimizes potential conflicts between uses.  Zoning is about preserving the quality of health, safety, and welfare in our community.
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*Map designations are subject to change.  You are encouraged to verify zoning districts by calling the Planning & Zoning office at 931-438-5186
Requirements for Lincoln County Building Permits *
* Building Permits
State law requires building permits on certain construction along with compliance of applicable building codes.  Such construction is subject to inspection. (State Contract Inspection Services 615-741-7170 or homebuilding.tn.gov)
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