Planning and Zoning


Planning and Zoning Department
Glenn Stringfellow

1397 Munford Ave
Munford TN 38058
7:30am - 4:30pm


Mission Statement:

To promote the public health, safety, and general welfare; to secure safety from fire, flood, and other dangers; to prevent overcrowding  and undue congestion; to enhance the character and economic stability of the city through proper growth; to encourage orderly and beneficial development for the citizens of Munford based on applicable objectives and policies; by guiding development in accordance with the following regulations and ordinances: Long Range Regional Land Use Plan, Regional/Municipal Subdivision Regulations, Regional/Municipal Zoning Ordinances, National Flood Insurance Rate Map and the Regional/Municipal Major Road Plan; and to address matters pertaining to the Building Inspector, Permitting and Code Enforcement.

 Authority of the Planning Commission.

The Munford Municipal-Regional Planning Commission gets its authority from Sections 13-4-301 through 13-7-309 of the Tennessee Code Annotated to regulate development within the Urban Growth Area designated to Munford, Tennessee.

What is the job of the Planning Commission?

It is the job of the Planning Commission to review plats, of proposed subdivision developments, and site plans, of proposed new construction. This helps to ensure conformity to the Comprehensive Plan, Long Range Regional Land Use Plan, Transportation Plan, and Capital Improvements Program. It is also to insure the context of existing land use and development, population and traffic distribution, as well as the needs community.

When are the Planning Commission meetings?

The Planning Commission meets every second Tuesday in the Munford Board Room, 70 College Street at 6:30 pm.

How do I get on the agenda for the Planning Commission?

Any items that placed on the agenda must be submitted to the Code Enforcement, Building Inspector at least 14 days before to the meeting.
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