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MAPS - DPD GIS Viewer/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 Map icon (earth symbol)
  3. Click on the Hide/Show Layers option
  4. On the legend displaying options, select the DPD option by clicking on the pointer for this option.
  5. Select information options to be displayed by clicking the appropriate boxes
  6. To view the locations of the sensitive drainage basins, go to "Boundary Layer"

Overlay Districts
Click here to view a map of the Overlay and Special Purpose districts in Memphis.

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."

While the Office of Planning and Development makes every effort to maintain and distribute accurate information, no warranties and/or representations of any kind are made regarding information or data provided on this Zoning Atlas. In no event shall the City of Memphis, County of Shelby or Office of Planning and Development be liable in any way to the users of the Zoning Atlas. Users of the Zoning Atlas shall hold the City of Memphis, County of Shelby and Office of Planning and Development harmless in all matters and accounts arising from the use and/or accuracy of the information and data found on the Zoning Atlas.  Please refer to the Zoning Letter Application on this page for accurate zoning on a particular piece of property.

3-Mile and 5-Mile Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
Click here to view the 3-mile and 5-mile extraterritorial jurisdictions of the City of Memphis.  For all subdivisions within 3 miles of the City of Memphis and in unincorporated territory and for all zoning cases within 5 miles of the City of Memphis and in unincorporated territory, the Memphis City Council has jurisdiction over the approval or appeal of projects, in conjunction with the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.

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. 

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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