Local Home Building Resources

BUILDING CODES

Johnson City

Highly ranked for its low cost of living and as one of the best small places for business and careers, Johnson City is a perfect location for your new timber frame home. For information on Johnson City zoning and planning requirements, please check out the following link:

http://www.johnsoncitytn.com/devservices/codes/

 

Jackson (Madison County)

Situated squarely between Memphis and Nashville, Jackson is known for its big city flair and small town charm. For information on Jackson’s city zoning and planning requirements, please check out the following link:

http://www.co.madison.tn.us/index.aspx?NID=76

 

 

UTILITIES

Tennessee-wide

Energy Right is a company that strives to make your home as energy-efficient as possible. Using productive solutions, they can guide your decisions on lighting, heat pumps, water heaters, and more.

Check out the following link to learn more about what actions you can take to use your energy wisely in your new home:

http://www.energyright.com/residential/new_homes.html

 

Knoxville:

The City of Knoxville provides a list of relevant utility suppliers that are available in various sections of Knox Count

At the onset of your timber frame venture you may wish to research your utility options; electric, gas, water and wastewater services are essential for the completion of your project. For more information, check out the following link for a starting point in setting up utilities in the Knoxville area:

http://www.cityofknoxville.org/newcomers/utilities.asp

 

Chattanooga:

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce provides a list of relevant utility suppliers that may help you during your timber frame project.

At the onset of your timber frame venture you may wish to research your utility options; electric, gas, water and wastewater services are essential for the completion of your project. For more information, check out the following link for a starting point in setting up utilities in the Chattanooga area:

http://www.chattanoogachamber.com/media/utilities-1.pdf

 

Jackson:

Jackson Energy Authority is a company that provides electric, gas, water and wastewater services to the Jackson, TN area.

At the onset of your timber frame venture you may wish to research your utility options; electric, gas, water and wastewater services are essential for the completion of your project. For more information, check out the following link for a starting point in setting up utilities in the Jackson area:

http://www.jaxenergy.com/