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Zoning Atlas
Access to the Zoning Atlas is available here.

To display zoning districts and other land use control information for Memphis and Unincorporated Shelby County, use the following steps:
  1. Download the FREE Microsoft Silverlight interface available as prompted after accessing the link above. 
  2. When the map displays, click on the Tools icon (box symbol).
  3. Click on "Find Location" and type in the address in question.  Note: You must use a street suffix, such as "ST," "Street" or "AVE."  You must also enter the zip code.
  4. To view the zoning districts, click on the Map icon (earth symbol).
  5. Click on the Hide/Show Layers option.
  6. On the legend displaying options, select the DPD option by clicking on the pointer for this option.
  7. Select information options to be displayed by clicking the appropriate boxes, such as "Zoning" for the zoning district.
  8. To view the locations of the sensitive drainage basins, go to "Boundary Layer"

Alternative Zoning Atlas
For users unable to access the Zoning Atlas above using Microsoft Silverlight, click on this page which contains the Zoning Atlas, effective April 15, 2015, in a series of maps downloaded as PDFs.

Overlay Districts
Click here to view a map of the Overlay and Special Purpose districts in Memphis.  Go to the Landmarks Commission page to download individual Landmarks District maps.  These historic overlay districts are also indicated on the Zoning Atlas with an "(H)" suffix on the zoning district layer.

Sensitive Drainage Basins
Administrative Site Plan Review by the City or County Engineering Departments is, in part, triggered by a site's location within a sensitive drainage basin.  These basins are now on the zoning atlas under the "Boundary Layer."

FEMA FIRMs (Flood Insurance Rate Maps)

Click here to access the FEMA website that contains the Flood Insurance Rate Maps.  These maps contain the 100 year flood plain, and if quantified in a particular area, the base flood eveations (BFE).

Planned Developments
Planned Development Outline and Final Plans may be accessed from the Shelby County Register of Deeds.  On the Register's homepage, you can either type in the name of the planned development on the left hand of the screen (under "Last Name/Company") or use the GIS program on the right hand of the screen if you know the address or the area of the County into which to zoom.  Once you have clicked on or located the parcel in question by using either search tool, you can download the Planned Development Final Plan by clicking on the link entitled "Plat BK. & PG." on the left side of the screen, which is under the owner name, property address, etc.

Annexation Maps
Click here to go to the page that contains annexation maps.

Other Jurisdictions

For zoning information for the following municipalities, contact their respective city offices (links are provided below):


Vasco A. Smith, Jr. County Administration Building • (901) 222-2300
160 North Main Street Memphis TN 38103
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