Special Use


Planning Staff Recommendation

Approve the development plan for an expansion of an existing church, subject to 7 conditions.


Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request


Property Information


North side of Westland Dr, west of Emory Church Rd

Council District 2

8.82 acres

Southwest County

Land Use Designation? CI (Civic and Institutional)

Currently on the Property
Public/Quasi Public Land

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes


1. Implementation of the recommendations for the intersections studied in the Transportation Impact Analysis prepared by Fulghum MacIndoe & Associates, Inc., as last revised on September 23, 2022 and in coordination with the City of Knoxville Engineering Department and the Knox County Engineering and Public Works departments.
2. Meeting the requirements of Article 13 (Signs) of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance..
3. Installation of landscaping per the requirements of Article 12 (Landscaping) of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.
4. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knoxville Department of Engineering.
5. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
6. Meeting all other applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.
7. Meeting all the application requirements of the City of Knoxville Plans Review and Inspections Department.

With the conditions noted above, this request meets the requirements of the previously approved planned district for the former RP-1 zoning, as per section 1.4.G and the standards for evaluating a special use as per article 16.2.F.2 of the Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.

What's next?

After the Planning Commission
Planning Commission decisions on Special Use (SU) cases are final unless appealed.

SU cases do not move forward to City Council unless the request is to remove a planned district designation from the zoning map.


Shoreline Church / Corey Mayfield