This website provides information on the Subdivsion Regulations enacted by Claiborne County Tennessee, and other information and regulations affecting property use and development in the county.  The Claiborne Planning Commission normally meets on the first Tuesday of each month to conduct business.  The Planning Commission meets in the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room in the building next door to the county courthouse on Main Street in Tazewell.  This is an open public meeting.  If you need to present a plat before the Commission, the appropriate number of copies must be submitted to the Secretary or other Planning Commission Official two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting date.  The developer or property owner must be in attendance to present their plat and answer questions from the Commission.  The Planning Commission will not normally meet (out of respect to taxpayers) if there is no business on the agenda.

As of 2017 the Leadership of the Claiborne Planning Commission consists of:

  • Chairman Jerry Brooks
  • Vice-Chair Gary Estes
  • Secretary Roger Poore

County Commissioners serving of the Planning Commission include Ann Bowling and Bill Keck.

Contact the County Mayor’s Office (423-626-5236) for current telephone numbers.


These regulations were current at the time of posting. Please contact your local or county government for updates.



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