All Citizens and Contractors are advised to submit permit requests via e-mail. The Division of Engineering will have limited capacity to process in-person or call-in permit requests in the interim due to limited staffing in our offices. Permit requests can be e-mailed to Engineering@memphistn.gov . Please be sure to attach PDF copies of any associated plans or documents with all permit requests.
General inquiries can be e-mailed to Engineering@memphistn.gov, or by calling 901-636-6700. In-person meetings will be by appointments only until further notice. Call 901-636-6700 for appointments.
Interim Land Development Plan Review Procedures During COVID 19
Plan reviews of private developments will be performed via email only using PDF files for each drawing to be reviewed. Paper submittals of reviews will not be accepted. All plans to be reviewed by the Land Development Dept will be emailed to Greg Patterson at GregoryL.Patterson@memphistn.gov. Greg can also address any questions you may have regarding your submittal and the review process. EFFECTIVE MARCH 29, 2021, fee payments for plan reviews, ASPRs, fiber optics permits, etc will only be accepted at Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main Street, Division of Engineering, Room 644 for hand deliveries or mailed to the below address:
City of Memphis
Division of Engineering
125 N. Main Street, Room 644
Attn: Land Development
Memphis, TN 38103
If fee payments are made via hand delivery, they will be accepted at the above address Mondays through Fridays from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Checks will be made payable to the City of Memphis. Please contact Philip Inman at Philip.firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. These revised Land Development policies will remain in effect until further notice.
The City Engineer’s Office employs approximately 120 engineers, technicians and clerical employees. This division is responsible for design, and inspection during construction of streets, bridges, storm drains, sanitary sewers, traffic control devices and City facilities. This division also provides installation and maintenance of signs and markings along streets and maintenance of traffic signals for the City and Shelby County municipalities. In addition, the City Engineer’s Office coordinates major construction projects with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and provides review and approval of developer designed public improvements.
Civil Design &
Construction Inspections & Survey
- Bicycle/Pedestrian Programs
- Develop 901
- Elvis Presley Boulevard Improvement Project
- Live Traffic Map
- Memphis SQ2 (Stormwater/Drainage Improvement Program)
- Public Art Oversight Committee
- Speed Humps
- Frequently Asked Questions
|Bridge Inspector, Driveway Permits – Residential, Sidewalks||(901) 636-2462|
|Fiber Optic Cable Permits||(901) 636-6794|
|Maps and Records||(901) 636-6694|
|Private Development Plans Review Status||(901) 636-7132|
|Road/Alley/Lane Closures, Banners, Driveway Permits – Commercial||(901) 636-6710|
|Road Construction Inspections||(901) 636-2462|
|Sewer Availability||(901) 636-6971,|
|Signs And Markings||(901) 528-2938|
|Traffic Signal Maintenance||(901) 528-2844|