Telephone: (865) 436-7792
Fax: (865) 430-1359

The Gatlinburg Planning Department is responsible for the City's physical and socioeconomic planning, including land use review, preparation of plans and policies, and provision of technical assistance and planning information to the public, government agencies, city officials, and community boards. The Gatlinburg Planning Department is located upstairs in Suite 4 at City Hall. The office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM except for observed holidays.

Planning Staff

  • David W. Ball, City Planner
  • Penny Douglas, Executive Secretary
  • Karla Smith, Permit Clerk