Recode Knoxville passes first City Council hurdle; next vote July 30

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – UPDATE: Recode Knoxville text passed on its first reading, 7-2 Tuesday, while the map portion of Recode has been delayed to the July 30 meeting, which will also be the second reading of the text.

Mayor Madeline Rogero spoke about Recode Knoxville ahead of Tuesday night’s city council session.

Recode Knoxville is the comprehensive overhaul of city zoning rules. WATE 6 On Your Side has been following the development of this effort and debate over what it comes with since earlier this year.

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The City Council was set to vote on Recode Knoxville back in May, but a number of questions were raised and leaders delayed the vote.

Tuesday, Mayor Rogero gave her take on what Recode aims to do.

Curious if you’d be affected by Recode Knoxville? Look up your zoning here.

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