Friday, August 30, 2013

August 30th Update

Cumberland Avenue Form Based Code - Final Draft

The  Cumberland Avenue Form Based Code final draft has been compiled by Code Studio of Austin, Texas, after a series of public meetings including meetings on April 4th and June 18th of this year.

Click here to view the Final Draft of the Form Based Code for Cumberland Ave. Corridor

This document is scheduled to be heard at the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) regular meeting in September. The agenda for that meeting can be found at

The monthly MPC public meeting is held on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St. For questions about the meeting, contact MPC at 865-215-2500.

If MPC recommends approval of the rezoning and FBC document at the September 12th meeting, the next step in the process would be for City Council to consider the rezoning on two readings. 

Cumberland Avenue Design Review Board (C-7) Meeting - CANCELLED

The C-7 Cumberland Avenue Design Review Board will NOT meet on September 4th due to a lack of agenda items.

For more information about the C-7 Board contact Mike Brusseau with the Knoxvillle/Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission at 865.215.2500.

Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association (CAMA) Meeting Reminder

Date: Wednesday, September 4

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Goal Post Tavern, 1824 Cumberland Avenue

What: The merchants and other interested stakeholders meet to discuss items of interest or concern and get updates on the City's Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project.

Parking: Available parking is located at Graphic Creations, 1809 Lake Avenue.

Weekend Events

Saturday, August 31
University of Tennessee Volunteers vs. Austin Peay Governors  
6:00 pm
Neyland Stadium
For more information visit here.
For downtown parking information visit here.
Go Vols!

Sunday, September 1
26th Annual Boomsday 
1:00 - 10:00
For more information on events, traffic and parking visit here.

As always, thanks for your continued interest in the Cumberland Avenue area. Have a safe and fun-filled Labor Day weekend!

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