Property Development

The PBA Property Development Department acts as an owner's representative for the County of Knox and City of Knoxville. We do not initiate projects, but manage them as assigned by the County Mayor or City Mayor.

Property Management

The PBA Property Management Department provides facility management services for various Knox County and City of Knoxville properties. Included in this portfolio are 1.6 million square feet of properties, 23 acres of public parks and over 6,000 downtown parking spaces.


Public Building Authority of Knox County and Knoxville Tennessee Financial Department

On-Street Parking

Please call (865) 215-6148 for any questions regarding issues with a City meter.

Tickets are issued per the Knoxville Tennessee Code of Ordinances, Part 11 of Chapter 17.


Professional staffing, employees approximately 60 employees including Communication Officers, Security Officers, On Street Parking Enforcement Officers.

Telecom & Information Systems

PBA currently manages 29 separate telephone systems with approximately 6,000 extensions for the City and County and 4,000 extensions for Knox County Schools. Additionally, they manage the AT&T, Windstream, TDS, Frontier, ENA and Comcast accounts that support those systems.