Planning

Responsibilities & Services


The Planning Department consists of seven planners and three administrative staff members. This Department is responsible for coordinating the physical development of the community. In order to do this the planning staff is available to assist the public to obtain information regarding use and development of land in the city and to review development plans for conformance with the city's ordinances and development regulations.
The department administers the:
  • Flood Insurance Program
  • Subdivision regulations
  • Zoning ordinance
The department provides staff for:
  • Planning Commission
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Historic Zoning Commission

Assistance Goal


Whether by telephone or in person, it is our goal to provide prompt, courteous, and professional assistance. We invite the public to call upon us with their inquiries regarding such matters as zoning, floodplain management, annexation, land development, land subdivision, historic zoning, and property addressing.

The information on these pages is intended to be basic information regarding the department. We invite you to view extended documents like our Historic Bottoms Area Land Use Plan on this website.  Feel free to call or to visit the Planning Department in person:

City Hall

111 W. Vine St.


Second Floor


Murfreesboro, TN 37130

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