town view: Dot LaMarche

One of the most complicated aspects of local government is the planning and zoning process. Proper land use planning and zoning have always been very important aspects of the town of Farragut, and the desire to have control over future development in the Town was a large factor in our incorporation back in 1980.

Town leaders and staff use a number of tools in our planning efforts, which are the product of significant public outreach and input. For example, the Strategic Plan, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) are some of our adopted policy documents that help establish a community vision. These are general plans that are referenced in more specific land use related matters and decisions and that are essential in the development of property throughout Farragut.
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