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Final draft is now online for public reviewcover of NashvilleNext draft

NashvilleNext is a long-range plan for Nashville's future, intended to guide growth, development, and preservation in our city over the next 25 years.

The final, "static" draft posted below for public review and comment includes summaries of changes from the previous draft, which was posted here in April.

Your comments are always welcome by email, by phone at (615) 862-NEXT, and in person at upcoming meetings and presentations.

Growth & Preservation Concept Map - review and comment on the NashvilleNext vision for managing growth and change

View the previous NashvilleNext draft

Guide to the Plan (20 pages)

Guia de NashvilleNext en Español

Planning Commission will consider NashvilleNext in June

Prior to adoption of NashvilleNext, a public hearing discussing NashvilleNext will be held as part of a special called Planning Commission meeting at 3 pm Monday, June 15, 2015 in the Sonny West Conference Center in Metro’s Howard Office Building at 700 Second Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee.

After that hearing is completed and closed, the meeting will adjourn temporarily and resume in the same location at 1 pm on Monday, June 22, 2015; Commissioners will continue their discussion on NashvilleNext and may vote on the Plan at that time.

How the hearing will be conducted

Request to speak or to provide a written comment at the meeting

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Frequently Asked Questions

"Retrofitting Suburbia"Front cover of report

Conceptual case studies for redevelopment of twelve suburban sites in the Nashville area, prepared in cooperation with the University of Tennessee, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors. It's a large file, and may be slow to load.

Community outreach

photo of small-group discussion at community meetingWe're actively seeking out as wide a range of public input as possible - and, in many cases, building new connections to communities which had not previously been involved in the planning process. Details are on our Community Outreach page.

Resource Teams: creating future possibilities

photo of Resource Team meetingExpert panels of local volunteers continue to provide advice and guidance on specific topics. Learn more about them on our Resource Teams page.