Concept Plan


Planning Staff Recommendation

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request

Gondola Drive Subdivision
65 (Split)
Proposed Density
2.0 du/ac
Yes - SF



Property Information

0 Sevierville Pk.

The current terminus of Gondola Dr., west of E. Governor John Sevier Hwy, east of Sevierville Pk

Commission District 9

32.12 acres

South County

Land Use Designation? LDR (Low Density Residential) & HP (Hillside Protection)

Currently on the Property
Agriculture/Forestry/Vacant Land

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes


1) Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting other relevant utility provider requirements.
2) Provision of street names consistent with the Uniform Street Naming and Addressing System within Knox County (County Ord. 91-1-102).
3) Prior to certification of the first phase of this subdivision, verify the acreage of the PR (Planned Residential) zoning for the entire subdivision. The maximum number of residential lots must not exceed the maximum allowed by the PR up to 2 du/ac zoning.
3) Reconstructing the western terminus of Gondola Drive as proposed with the final design approved by Knox County Engineering and Public Works during the design plan phase.
4) Providing the location of all sinkholes/closed contours and the 50-ft buffer (building setback) on the final plat per Section 3.06.B of the Subdivision Regulations. Any proposed lot that includes all or part of a sinkhole/closed contour area and required setback shall include an adequate building area.
5) Providing a note on the final plat that all structures are to be located outside of the 50-ft buffer (building setback) for sinkholes/closed contours unless a geotechnical study prepared by a registered engineer states that building within the 50-ft sinkhole/closed contour buffer (building setback) is acceptable and the study is approved by the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. The geotechnical study must be reviewed and approved by Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works prior to the approval of a plat for any proposed lots that do not have adequate building area outside of the 50-ft buffer (building setback) area. Building construction is not permitted within the sinkhole/closed contour area or any required drainage easement for the sinkhole/closed contour area.
6) Obtaining all necessary approvals from TVA to grade in the electric transmission easement.
7) The attached houses shall have a maximum height of 35 ft.
8) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
9) Before certification of the final plat for the subdivision, establish a property owners association or other legal entity responsible for maintaining common facilities, such as common areas, amenities, private roads, and/or stormwater drainage systems.

What's next?

After the Planning CommissionAppeals of Concept Plans and Final Plats are filed with Chancery CourtThe process

Gondola Drive Subdivision

Oded Shainin