A simple step by step guide explaining the procedures on how to open or start a business in Portland.
The residential accessory structure guidelines outline the size, location and permitting procedure regarding the construction of residential accessory structures such as, garages, barns, sheds etc.
The residential fence, wall, and hedge guidelines outline the Zoning Ordinance Requirements, building materials, location, height, and maintenance of fences. There is no building permit required for the construction of fences.
The single family and duplex landscaping guidelines, outline the landscaping requirements for new construction of single family homes and duplexes.
The swimming pools, wading pool, and hot tub guidelines outline the Zoning Ordinance requirements regarding the construction of pools as well as the permitting procedure associated with installation.
This manual is a compilation of information and procedures relating to land and building development within the City of Portland, Tennessee. This manual does not serve as a substitute for any of the City of Portland’s adopted ordinances and is intended only as a guide to the users of the City of Portland Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations and Design Standards.
The Portland Sign Regulations control the type, location, and size of individual signs as well as the total amount of signage that is allowed per lot. This document is intended to be a guide to understanding the Sign Regulations and how to properly fill out a sign permit.