Planning & Zoning Department

Planning & Zoning Department

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


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.

​​​​​​Zoning Map

*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)