Permit/Planning System

The Town of Thompson's Station Community Development Department has moved to a new Permit Management Software!  Use the software to submit applications for the following permits: New Building, Blasting, Grading, ROW, etc as well as Planning Applications.  

idtPlans Homepage

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Use the link above to access the Thompson's Station idtPlans Homepage.  

Please contact Permit Tech Jennifer Banaszak at 615-794-4333 ext. 12 or for additional questions about permits or help with Town of Thompson's Station rules/requirements.

IDT SUPPORT: Contact idtPlans Support for help with issues concerning how to use idtPlans or if you encounter issues with the site at

IDT Plans Support Webpage

Building Permit

To apply for a building permit in the Town of Thompson's Station, you must complete the Building Permit Application Package completely and include all additional required information.

Thompson's Station uses the 2015 IRC Building Code (Eff 01/01/2018)

The Building Permit Application is used to obtained the following permits:

  • Blasting
  • Building
  • Demolition
  • Grading
  • Infrastructure
  • Right of Way

Complete or include the following:

  • Application
  • Erosion Form
  • Energy Compliance Form
  • Copy of Contractor's License
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Site Plan (to scale)
  • Lumber Design Package
  • Manual J load calculations for HVAC
  • Homes over 5000 total square feet under roof require stamped Engineer's Plans or an Engineer's letter

The building permit is not issued until the Town Planner has reviewed and signed off on the site plan and the Town Building Official has reviewed and signed off on the building plans.

Miscellaneous Permit

These permits are used for the following cases:

  • Porch/Patio/Deck
  • Shed
  • Retaining wall
  • etc..

General Entitlement Application

Other Permit Requests: These applications are used for home occupations/residential businesses, and all planning related requests.

   General Entitlement Application (PDF)

  • Subdivisions
    • Development Concept Presentation
    • Single Lot Site Plan
    • Site Plan
    • Preliminary Plat
    • Final Plat
    • Revision to Final Plat
    • Construction Drawing
  • Signs
    • Master Sign Plan / Program
    • Billboard Sign Face Replacement 
    • Sign Permit / Review
  • Other
    • Annexation
    • Rezone
    • Temporary Use/ Event Permit
    • Special Exception
    • Change of Use
    • Residential Business
    • Home Occupation
    • Variance Request


Town Planner:  Micah Wood - Email (615) 794-4333 ext. 3

Permit Tech.: Jennifer Banaszak - Email (615) 794-4333 ext. 12

Building Official: Jerome Mathews - Email (615) 794-4333 ext. 2

Codes Inspector: Art Rieman - Email (615) 794-4333 ext. 13

To Request Inspections:  Any permits created after 9/8/2020 are required to use the Online Permitting Portal to request inspections.

NOTE: Electrical inspections are done through the State.  Septic inspections are done through the County

Construction Hours - 

7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday thru Saturday excluding federal holidays