Rutherford County TN


Planning Department
Engineering Department
Board of Zoning Appeals
Application Forms
Fee Schedule

1 South Public Square
Room 200
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Monday to Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

P: (615) 898-7730
F: (615) 898-7823

P: (615) 898-7732
F: (615) 898-7823


A note to our citizens...

The Planning and Engineering Office is open to the public, but we would like to request you to take the following steps before coming to our office:

  • Please call first at 615.898.7730. Most of the requests we receive can be handled over the phone. We also have all of our forms on our website, which can be found here.

  • You can submit applications for our review to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. These applications can include, but are not limited to, zoning compliance forms, plats/site plans, and rezoning/BZA applications

  • Credit card information can be taken over the phone for payment. For cash/check, please call our office ahead of time.

  • If you have something to drop off or pick up, there is a table in front of our office for that purpose.

  • Public access to our office is limited, so we request your patience as we adhere to CDC recommendations to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 615.898.7730.


Planning Commission
Board of Zoning Appeals

Planning Documents/Ordinances

Zoning Ordinance - Amended April 11, 2019
Subdivision Regulation - Amended August 11, 2014
Long Range Transportation Plan
Urban Growth Boundaries
Rutherford County's Comprehensive Plan
Rutherford County's Comprehensive Plan Suburban Belt - Adopted Centers and Character Areas Map