Strategic Planning

Official Street Map

The Planning Department is responsible for the maintenance and update of the Official Street Map (PDF). The Official Street Map depicts those streets for which the City of Cookeville is responsible for maintenance. The current Official Street Map was adopted by the City Council through Ordinance No. O16-02-02 on March 17, 2016.

Geographic Information System

The city’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is maintained and updated by the staff of the Planning Department. GIS is the computerized mapping of information. A vast array of information is available on the Cookeville Geographic Information System including:

  • Aerial photographs
  • Infrastructure
  • Land use
  • Topography
  • Much more

For more information, please Please call Terry Clark at 931-520-5371.

Street Names

The Planning Department reviews and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council for the naming or renaming of all public and private streets located within the city. Official street names of all city streets are depicted on the Official Street Map.

Street & Right-of-Way Closures & Abandonment

The Planning Department reviews and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council on all requests for street and right-of-way closure and abandonment.

Traffic Counts

The Planning Department in conjunction with the Public Works Department compiles average daily traffic counts for most of the major streets within the city. These traffic counts, in addition to counts obtained by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, are depicted on the Average Daily Traffic Map (PDF) that is periodically updated by the GIS Division.

Surplus Property

The Planning Department reviews and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council regarding the disposition of surplus property.