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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Original Author: Broughton, Jeff
Date of Material: 12/20/2013

Construction--Laws and regulations--Tennessee
Contractors--Laws and regulations
Building permits
Building codes--Laws and regulations

Abandoned or Suspended Construction

Reviewed Date: 04/21/2020
When construction on a residential structure fails inspection and the contractor chooses to walk away from the job, what action can the City take to have the structure either (1) removed, or (2) brought up to code and is the action against the contractor who pulled the permit and/or the property owner for which the contractor is employed?

Main Document(s):
file Oak Hill%2C abandoned or suspended construction.pdf
Reference Document(s):
file Ordinance%2C slum clearance%2C Forest Hills %282%29.docx
file Ordinance%2C Administrative hearing officer %28AHO%29%2C Knoxville %282%29.docx