TTCDA

Building Permit

1-B-22-TOB

Recommended for approval by the Planning Commission


See case notes below

Request

Property Info

Case Notes

Applicant Request

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Variances

1) Waiver to increase the allowed parking spaces to 218 spaces.
2) Waiver to increase the allowable footcandles to 1.8 fc along sidewalks.
3) Waiver to increase the allowable footcandles to 3.2 fc in parking areas.


Property Information

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Location
10401 Dutchtown Rd. (part of) and 10533 Murdock Dr.

Northwest side of Murdock Dr, north of its intersection with Dutchtown Rd and west of Innovation Dr

Commission District 6


Size
12.71 acres

Sector
Northwest County

Land Use Designation? TP (Technology Park)


Currently on the Property
Vacant land

Case Notes

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Based on the application and plans as submitted and revised, Staff recommends the following actions on the required waivers from the Design Guidelines:

1) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed parking spaces from 183 to 218 from the TTCDA parking standards to allow the applicant to comply with Knox County zoning regulations.
2) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed lighting levels along sidewalks from 1.0 fc to 1.8 fc to increase safety and minimize trip hazards.
3) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed lighting levels in parking areas from 2.5 to 3.2 fc to increase safety and minimize trip hazards.

Based on the application and plans as submitted and revised, Staff recommends approval of this request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a building permit, subject to the following conditions:

1) Installation of all landscaping as shown on development plan within six months of the issuance of an occupancy permit, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation.
2) Meeting all other applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
3) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
4) No signage is requested at this time. If signage is desired in the future, a signage package would need to be submitted and would be required to meet all applicable requirements of the TTCDA.

Applicant

Lexington Simmons, LLC