Mayor & Council

Select a council member's link below to find more information about them and to e-mail them with your comments and concerns about the City of Athens.

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Shown above from left to right: Council Member Pelley, Mayor Burris, Vice Mayor Perkinson, Council Member Lockmiller, and Council Member Dotson

The Athens City Council may meet in study session when necessary. These meetings are informational only and no public hearing or votes will take place.

Regular Council meetings take place on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Athens Municipal Building unless otherwise noted on the calendar.

Mayor Chuck Burris

Vice Mayor Bo Perkinson

Council Member Lisa Dotson

Council Member Mark Lockmiller

Council Member Dick Pelley

ORDINANCES - SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING

ORDINANCE NO. 1094
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ‘THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE,’ SO AS TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 202 OAK STREET FROM I-1 (LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT) TO R-2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT) SAID AREA BEING LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE.

ORDINANCE NO. 1095
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ‘THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE,’ SO AS TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED ON VIEW STREET FROM R-E (RESIDENTIAL ESTATE DISTRICT) TO R-2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT) SAID AREA BEING LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE.

ORDINANCE NO. 1096
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ‘THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE,’ SO AS TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2580 INGLESIDE AVENUE FROM I-2 (HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT) TO B-3 (INTENSIVE BUSINESS DISTRICT) SAID AREA BEING LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE.

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ATHENS HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION held a public hearing on July 11, 2019 and adopted new Design Review Guidelines for the existing H-1 Residential Historic Overlay District.

Athens TN Design Guidelines