Plans Review and Inspections Division
City County Building
400 W. Main St. - Suite 505
Knoxville, TN 37902
Save Money with KnoxPlans
KnoxPlans allows you to submit online drawings and other plan documents for an online review resulting in a
reduction in cost, paper, time, and money.
No more paper copies, wasted gas, parking costs, or trips downtown.
Save Time with KnoxPlans
After plans are uploaded with KnoxPlans, the City’s reviewers will review them online. You will be able to see the review results as soon
as they have been made.
With this new and more efficient review process, you will see faster results and have more
time to make corrections.
How Much Money Can be Saved?
Over the past 4 years (2005-2008), the City has
reviewed an average of 1,519 plans.
costs for sending an average 13-lb plan set to the
printer were calculated at $48 per set.
consider that the City requires 3 sets of plans, one
can easily see that you would save an average $144
each time you skipped the printer.
Help the Environment!
In environmental terms, on average one pine tree
yields roughly 800 - 1,000 pounds of paper, which
means from the above data, the City of Knoxville is
saving about 22 trees per year at 100% participation.
The following table outlines percent reduction
of resource use by percent participation in the electronic
plans submission process.
City of Knoxville Building Inspections Plans