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Welcome to
Norris, Tennessee!
- A National Historic City - 

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The City of Norris has been called a planned community, a model town, a garden city, and even a utopia. To its citizens, however, it is a woodland home, an oasis in the busy world of the surrounding Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Clinton communities.

 

The City of Norris enjoys all the necessary ingredients for comfortable living:

  • Great City government and City services

  • Tree lined streets and sidewalks

  • Outstanding in-town schools – elementary & middle

  • Full service community library

  • Norris-based community theater

  • Annual July 4th Norris Day celebration with evening fireworks

  • Summer-time free Concerts on the Commons

  • Quaint compact Town Center can boast of…

    • Large open grassy town commons for recreation

    • Large town pavilion for public and private events

    • Open air performance stage

    • Norris Museum

    • Numerous small businesses:  Grocery store, restaurants, post office, dental office, realty office, bank, banquet/catering facility, physical therapy center, beauty salon

  • Areas of Norris outside the town center can further boast of…

    • Churches for many faiths; civic clubs

    • Museum of Appalachia (affiliated with The Smithsonian Institute)

    • Lenoir Museum Cultural Complex

    • TVA labs

    • Numerous small businesses: Ice cream parlor, beauty solons, animal hospital, pharmacy, ethnic restaurants, craft beer brew pub; art/craft center, bed and breakfast, auto repair shops, storage facilities, nursery/florist, general store, senior living center, nursing home, music/clogging studio, tobacco shop, liquor store, light industry, physician offices, dentists, ophthalmologist, auction company.

Local recreation opportunities abound. Our 2,400 acre Norris Municipal Watershed which abuts the town border offers numerous trails for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The Clinch River offers great trout fishing, and nearby Norris Lake offers a variety of fishing, boating and water sports activities. Norris Dam State Park encompasses over 4,000 acres of wooded landscape and abuts both sides of Norris Lake.

 

Explore our website for more detailed information on all of the above.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
 
City-of-Norris Business Forms:
For Use During Period of
Limited Access to City Offices
 
 
 
 
 ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
#1:  2020 Spring Cleanup
April 13 to April 17 
Has Been CANCELED 
  
#2:  TVA Engineering Lab Project 
Pine to Orchard to West Norris Roads
Due to Rain Delays,
Dump Trucks may be hauling on Saturdays and Sundays weather permitting 

 

CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFO
City Brush Dump in Watershed CLOSED

 

   

 
 

APRIL 2020

ALL OF THE BELOW MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Web Based Meetings may be scheduled for COVID-19 Response Actions and will be advertised and open to the public.  Stay Tuned 

 

 Meetings

 

  
 

Board/Commission

 

Date

 

Time

 

City Council

 

Apr 13

 

7:00P 

 

Animal Shelter Commission 

 

Apr 20

 

7:00P

 Board of Zoning
Appeals  
 

Apr 6

 

6:30P

 

Community
Development Board

 

Apr 23

 

7:00P

 Conservation/Recycle
Commission
 
 

Apr 21

 

7:00P

 

Library Commission - No meetings until further notice

 

N/A

 

N/A

 Norris Archives
Committee
No Meeting in March
Meets at Norris Museum, 1 Norris Square
 

N/A

 

N/A

 

Norris City Court 

 

Apr 6

 

6:00P

 Norris Little Theatre - No meeting in March
 

N/A

 

N/A

 Norris Recreation
Commission
Meets at Norris Recreation Room,1 Norris Square  
 

Apr 14

 

7:00P

 

Norris Water Commission

 

Apr 13

 

5:00P

 

Planning Commission

 

Apr 6

 

5:00P

 

Tree Commission

 

Apr 27

 5:30P
 

Watershed Board

 Apr 16 

5:00P

 

City Planning Workshop#3

  APR 18 


 10:00a to 12:00p noon 

 Click on underlined names for additional information on that specific commission.
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Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at 
Norris Community Building, 20 Chestnut Drive





 

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