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Planning Commission Approval Required to Close Streets

Reference Number: MTAS-1472
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: January 12, 2016
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T.C.A. § 13-4-104 provides that after the planning commission has adopted all or a part of the plan for the city,

…the widening, narrowing, relocation, vacation, change in the use, acceptance, acquisition, sale or lease of any street or public way, ground, place, property or structure shall be subject to similar submission and approval [to the planning commission], and the failure to approve may be similarly overruled [by the municipal governing body].