Please take notice that a public hearing will be held by the Lincoln Co , TN Planning Commission on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 5 pm, Basement Conference Room, Lincoln County Courthouse, 112 Main Ave., S., Fayetteville, TN for the purpose of considering an amendment to the Subdivision Regulation of Lincoln County, Tennessee adopted on February 21, 2012 to wit: Article IV Section 4-102.7 Debris and Waste No cut trees, timber, debris, junk, rubbish, or other waste materials of any kind shall be buried in any land or left or deposited on any lot or public way, and removal of such waste shall be required within ten (10) days upon notification. Failure to comply will result in a summons being issued to appear before the Chancery Court. Article IV Section 1-112.102 Administrative Officer It shall be the duty of the Planning Commission and its elected chair (hereinafter referred to as “the administrative officer”) to administer these regulations and to bring to the attention of legal counsel and the County Mayor any violations or lack of compliance. The Administrative Officer may appoint the Building Commissioner, or Planning and Zoning Official to act on his behalf. A complete copy of the proposed amendments is available for viewing in the Planning and Zoning Department, 106 College St., W., and the County Mayor’s office, 112 Main Ave., S., Fayetteville, TN. Additional information may be obtained by calling 931-438-5186 or by email request at All persons interested are invited to be present and heard.

Planning & Zoning Department

Planning & Zoning Department

106 College St W
Fayetteville, TN  37334
(931) 438-5186 / FAX (931) 438-5187

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8 am-4 pm
Closed for state sanctioned holidays

The purpose of the Planning & Zoning Department is to facilitate the Lincoln County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.

This office is responsible for Current Planning, Future Planning, Zoning Compliance and related administrative duties.  Combined, these functions help ensure a quality community and help protect property values.

Zoning focuses on how land is currently being used and how it can be used in the future.  The goal is to provide a harmonious transition of zoning districts and ensure growth and development progress in a fashion that minimizes potential conflicts between uses.  Zoning is about preserving the quality of health, safety, and welfare in our community.

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*Map designations are subject to change.  You are encouraged to verify zoning districts by calling the Planning & Zoning office at 931-438-5186
Requirements for Lincoln County Building Permits *
* Building Permits
State law requires building permits on certain construction along with compliance of applicable building codes.  Such construction is subject to inspection. (State Contract Inspection Services 615-741-7170 or