Joni Priest is the premiere zoning expert in Nashville. She will bring practical knowledge and tested insight to your development projects.

Joni's familiarity with Nashville zoning and planning policy is unparalleled. During her time at the Metro Nashville Planning Department, Joni wrote the Downtown Code, oversaw construction in UDOs and SP zoning districts, and drafted several amendments to the Davidson County zoning code.

Joni’s private sector experience includes creating strategies for community engagement, drafting Specific Plan regulations, and guiding developments through the rezoning process.