TTCDA

Building Permit

11-A-21-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 ground area coverage (GAC) to a 25.4% ratio.
2) Waiver to decrease the perimeter landscaping to 19.3% of the area of the front and side facades.
3) Waiver to increase the allowable footcandles to 1.6 fc along sidewalks.
4) Waiver to increase the allowable footcandles to 3.4 fc in parking areas.
5) Waiver to increase the allowable footcandles to 2.0 fcs on the driveways.


Property Information

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Location
0 Horseshoe Bend Ln.

East side of Horseshoe Bend Ln, south side of Morgan Elizabeth Ln, east of Pellissippi Pkwy

Commission District 6


Size
1.90 acres

Sector
Northwest County

Land Use Designation? TP (Technology Park) / HP (Hillside Overlay)


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 allow a 25.4% GAC.
2) Approve the waiver to decrease the perimeter landscaping to 19.3% of the area of the front and side facades.
3) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed lighting levels along sidewalks from 1.0 fc to 1.6 fc to increase safety and minimize trip hazards.
4) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed lighting levels in parking areas from 2.5 to 3.4 fc to increase safety and minimize trip hazards.
5) Approve the waiver to increase the allowed lighting levels in the driveway from 0.5 fc to 2.0 fc to increase safety and security.

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) Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting any other relevant requirements of the utility provider.
2) 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.
3) Meeting all other applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
4) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
5) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Fire Marshall's office.
6) Meeting all applicable requirements and obtaining all required permits from the Tennessee Department of Health.
7) 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.
8) Obtaining staff approval of garage doors designed to complement the building in such a way that a gate would not be required.

Applicant

Chris Sharp / Urban Engineering, Inc.