Beginning June 12, 2017, any land disturbing activities over 1 acre or part of a larger common plan of development will require a Land Disturbance / Grading permit from Knox County as well as a Notice of Coverage from Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation.
Developments under 1 acre that have either 5 + feet of cut / fill material OR over 10,000 square feet of planned imperviousness require a Small Lot Fill and /or Grading Agreement. The Small Lot Fill and/or Grading Agreement can be obtained by calling Knox County Stormwater Management at (865) 215-5540.
Developments under 1 acre that have less than 5 feet of cut/fill material require a Small Lot Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Agreement. This agreement is issued by our Codes Department and can be obtained by calling Knox County Codes at (865) 215-2325.