Knox County Tennessee

No cash will be accepted after July 1st


A 2.35% convenience fee will be charged on all credit card transactions. The fee is collected by a third party processor. Knox County does not receive any part of the fee. The fee is non-refundable.

-- Knox County Code Administration


Knox County Code Administration's mission is to protect the safety, health, welfare, and property of the citizens of Knox County. This is accomplished through administration, public education, and enforcement of building regulatory codes. Whereas, plan review, periodic inspections, and active enforcement of zoning regulations on new and existing construction are fundamental elements of our overall mission.

New Permit Requests

Previous Requests

Permit Inspection & Information Searches

Search Daily Inspections

Inspection Search
Displays Scheduled Permit Information such as Scheduled Date and Time, Permit Number, Project Address, Project Name, Contractor and Inspection Status.

Search Address For List of Results

Permit Listing
Displays Permit Information such as Permit Number, Project Name, Project Address, Owner, and Contractor Name.

Construction Reports

Legal Disclaimer

Knox County has made a reasonable effort to ensure that the accompanying Information Management System information is up-to-date, accurate, complete, and comprehensive at the time of disclosure. Knox County and its employees are not responsible for data that is misinterpreted or altered in any way.

Although these data have been processed successfully on a Knox County computer, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warrant.

Knox County and its employees make no representation or warranty, express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to the identity or ownership of data or information, the quality, accuracy or completeness of data or information, or that the use of such data or information will not infringe any patent, intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party. Further, Knox County makes no waiver of sovereign immunity nor any other defenses accorded public entities in Tennessee.

Knox County shall not be liable for any claim for any loss, harm, illness or other damage or injury arising from access to or use of data or information, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

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Codes Administration

City County Building
Suite 547
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2325
Fax: 865-215-4255

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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