1981 Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations
to download the 1981 Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations as they existing in 2007 (shortly before the adoption of the Unified Development Code). Go to Title 15 for the Subdivision Regulations (page 253 of the document) and Title 16 for the Zoning Code (page 317 of the document).
: at least one error has been noted regarding the use chart in this version of the zoning code. Download the Codes Chart of 1998
for a more comprehensive analysis of the permitted uses for each zoning district. This use chart was created by the Office of Construction Code Enforcement in 1998 to include specific uses not listed in the zoning code, as well as reflect interpretations made by the Building Official regarding individual uses.
1955 Zoning Code
to download the 1955 Zoning Code. Prior to the adoption of the 1981 Zoning Code, the last prior overhaul to the Code was in 1955, which coincided with the merger of the Memphis and Shelby County Planning Commissions.
1922 Zoning Code
to download the 1922 Zoning Code. This was the first zoning code not only in Memphis, but in the State of Tennessee.