207 South Tennessee Avenue
LaFollette, TN 37766
Phone: (423) 562-4961
Fax: (423) 563-0703


Joe Bolinger


Eddie Wheeler

Commission Members

Mayor Mike Stanfield
Mark Hoskins


Sherry Shope

Codes Officer


The Planning Commission consists of five (5) board members. The Mayor and a City Council Member are required to be on the commission, as well as three (3) other members that are appointed by the Mayor. The Council Member is selected by the City Council. These provisions are pursuant to TCA 13-4-101.

This commission creates and adopts a general plan for the development of the municipality and also forms a zoning plan for all municipal regulations. This commission may also amend, extend, or add to the Planning and Zoning Ordinance. The commission also reviews site plans for any new construction within the municipality, reviews re-zoning requests, and performs other duties that are appropriate and within the powers of this commission.

The Planning Commission regular session meetings are held the fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise stated. The meeting is held at the LaFollette Municipal building inside the Council Chambers. (Please note that the November meeting will fall on Thanksgiving and will be re-scheduled or cancelled in a prior meeting). Agendas will be distributed at the meeting.