Use On Review

12-C-01-UR

Approved
by the Planning Commission

APPROVE the development plan for a 140 foot monopole commercial telecommunications tower at this location, subject to 8 conditions:


See case notes below

Details

Request

Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Details of Action

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1. Moving the lease area to a location where the tower base will be setback a minimum of 154 feet from the center line of Old Maynardville Pike.
2. The access to the tower for construction must be from Maynardville Pike, but permanent access may be from Old Maynardville Pike.
3. Installing all landscaping, as shown on the development plan, within six months of the tower becoming operational, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation.
4. Since the FAA does not require any lighting for this facility, there shall be no lighting on the tower.
5. At the time of the request for a building permit, posting a bond or other approved financial surety that would ensure the removal of the tower if it is abandoned.
6. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
7. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
8. A revised site plan, reflecting the conditions of approval, must be submitted to MPC staff for certification prior to issuance of any building permits for this project.

Applicant Request

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Property Information

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Location
7600 Maynardville Pike

Southeast side of Maynardville Pike, northeast of Mill Branch Ln.

Commission District 7


Size
1.34 acres

Sector
North County

Land Use Designation? Commercial


Currently on the Property
Automobile sales business and vacant land

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes

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Staff Recommendation
APPROVE the development plan for a 140 foot monopole commercial telecommunications tower at this location, subject to 8 conditions:
1. Moving the lease area to a location where the tower base will be setback a minimum of 154 feet from the center line of Old Maynardville Pike.
2. The vehicular access to the tower must be from Maynardville Pike.
3. Installing all landscaping, as shown on the development plan, within six months of the tower becoming operational, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation.
4. Since the FAA does not require any lighting for this facility, there shall be no lighting on the tower.
5. At the time of the request for a building permit, posting a bond or other approved financial surety that would ensure the removal of the tower if it is abandoned.
6. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
7. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
8. A revised site plan, reflecting the conditions of approval, must be submitted to MPC staff for certification prior to issuance of any building permits for this project.

With the conditions noted above, this request meets all requirements for approval of a use on review.
Disposition Summary
APPROVE the development plan for a 140 foot monopole commercial telecommunications tower at this location, subject to 8 conditions:
Details of Action
1. Moving the lease area to a location where the tower base will be setback a minimum of 154 feet from the center line of Old Maynardville Pike.
2. The access to the tower for construction must be from Maynardville Pike, but permanent access may be from Old Maynardville Pike.
3. Installing all landscaping, as shown on the development plan, within six months of the tower becoming operational, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation.
4. Since the FAA does not require any lighting for this facility, there shall be no lighting on the tower.
5. At the time of the request for a building permit, posting a bond or other approved financial surety that would ensure the removal of the tower if it is abandoned.
6. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
7. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
8. A revised site plan, reflecting the conditions of approval, must be submitted to MPC staff for certification prior to issuance of any building permits for this project.

What's next?

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As a Use On Review case, the Planning Commission's decision is final, and it will not be heard by a legislative body unless it is appealed.

The appeal deadline - February 9, 2002 - has passed.

The Process
Applicant

Sprintcom, Inc.


Case History