Update: The submission deadline to be on meeting agenda for Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals has been changed to 21 calendar days before meeting date.

Codes Enforcement / Zoning

The City Zoning Office and Codes Enforcement Division is tasked with the enforcement of Clinton City codes and regulations in order to improve the quality of life in our community.
Clinton City codes and ordinances exist to protect property values, citizen’s rights, neighborhood aesthetics, public safety, as well as to prevent the accumulation of materials that could pose fire, safety or health hazards.

Building permit applicants and others should be sure to read Ordinance 630. This ordinance is to replace chapters adopting 2018 Fire and Building Codes in the City of Clinton Municipal Code.

For electrical inspections call TN State Electrical Inspector Allen Smith at 865-740-2486
For Anderson Co. Zoning / Codes outside of Clinton City Limits call 865-457-6244

All public records requests must be submitted to Gina Ridenour, City Recorder (Gridenour@clintontn.net)

Codes Enforcement

Common Violations investigated by Codes Enforcement:

Frequent and typical health and safety violations include,
Improper length of weeds and lawns
Existence of inoperable or unlicensed vehicles Existence of junk, debris and salvage materials Improper maintenance of vacant buildings Improper placement of signs Housing concerns including such things as electrical, plumbing, mechanical, protection from the elements, life safety, and safety from fire.

Codes Team

Matthew Widner

Matthew Widner

Building Official

865-259-1181
Email Matthew Widner

Jennie Byrd

Jennie Byrd

Administrative Asst.

865-259-1180
Email Jennie Byrd

Sgt. Jason Stokes

Sgt. Jason Stokes

Codes Enforcement

865-259-1182
Email Jason Stokes

Preston Stokes

Preston Stokes

Planner

865-259-1183
Email Preston Stokes

Codes Applications, Permits and Reports

Time

Meeting Date

Deadline

6:00 PM

2/12/2024

1/22/2024

6:00 PM

3/11/2024

2/19/2024

6:00 PM

4/8/2024

3/18/2024

6:00 PM

5/7/2024

4/16/2024

6:00 PM

6/10/2024

5/20/2024

6:00 PM

7/8/2024

6/17/2024

6:00 PM

8/12/2024

7/22/2024

6:00 PM

9/9/2024

8/19/2024

6:00 PM

10/14/2024

9/23/2024

6:00 PM

TBD

6:00 PM

12/9/2024

11/18/2024