TTCDA

Building Permit

11-A-20-TOB

by the Planning Commission


See case notes below

Request

Property Info

Case Notes

Applicant Request

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Variances

The applicant is seeking waivers from the following requirements:

Phase I:
1) Reduce the interior side setback from 20' to 8'.
2) Increase the maximum Ground Area Coverage requirement from 25% to 32.5%.
3) Increase the maximum Floor Area Ratio requirement from 30% to 32.5%.
4) Reduce the required number of parking stalls from 67 to 38.

Phase II:
1) Increase the maximum Ground Area Coverage requirement from 25% to 33.4%.
2) Increase the maximum Floor Area Ratio requirement from 30% to 33.4%.
3) Reduce the required number of parking stalls from 85 to 51.

Phase III:
1) Increase the maximum Ground Area Coverage requirement from 25% to 39.7%.
2) Increase the maximum Floor Area Ratio requirement from 30% to 39.7%.
3) Reduce the required number of parking stalls from 101 to 51.

Landscaping:
1) Reduce the requirement for 50% of the area of each front and side elevation (15,895 s.f.) to be planted with ornamental trees, shrubbery and bedding plants to 16.6% (5,281 s.f.).
2) Waive the requirement for all spaces to be within 60 feet of a large, ornamental tree for the southwest corner of the Phase III building.


Property Information

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Location
10536 and 0 Lexington Drive and 510 Omni Ln.

Three properties at southwest corner of intersection of Lexington Drive and Omni Lane

Commission District 6


Size
5.90 acres

Sector
Northwest County

Currently on the Property
Warehouse/Office use for BAM, Inc.

Case Notes

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With the approval of the requested waivers, and based on the application and plans as submitted, the proposal is in compliance with TTCDA Design Guidelines and staff recommends APPROVAL of this request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a building permit, subject to the following conditions:

1) Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting any other relevant requirements of the utility provider.
2) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
3) Providing a maintenance covenant on the plat establishing responsibility of the detention pond.
4) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
5) Installing all landscaping as identified on the landscape plan within six months of the issuance of an occupancy permit for this project, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation. Landscaping shall be installed so as not to interfere with the sight triangles and visibility along public streets.
6) If any of the waivers are denied, the applicant shall submit revised plans demonstrating compliance with the TTCDA Guideline from which the waiver was denied for administrative review by staff prior to issuing the COA. Significant changes of design would require TTCDA approval.

Applicant

Chris Sharp / Urban Engineering, Inc.