Subdivision

Concept Plan

12-SC-20-C

Approved by the Planning Commission

APPROVE variances 1-4 and alternative design standards 1, 2, and 4 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. DENY alternative design standard #3 as requested by the applicant because it does not meet general engineering standards for a road of this length and design speed and could create a traffic hazard.

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 12 conditions.


See case notes below

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Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request

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Subdivision
Miller Farm Subdivision
Lots
95 (Split)
Proposed Density
3.81 du/ac
Residential?
Yes - SF

Variances

VARIANCE

1) Reduce the minimum vertical curve on Road 'A' from STA 0+13 to 0+87 from K=25 to K=24.67.
2) Reduce the minimum vertical curve on Road 'A' from STA 4+90 to 7+60 from K=25 to K=18.35.
3) Reduce the minimum reverse curve tangent on Road 'A' from 150' to 9'.
4) Reduce the minimum intersection spacing between Road 'A' and Northampton Blvd from 400' to 372'.

ALTERNATIVE DESIGN STANDARDS REQUIRING APPROVE BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION

1) Reduce the minimum horizontal curve on Road 'A' from 250' to 110', from STA 0+61 to 1+35.94.
2) Reduce the minimum horizontal curve on Road 'A' from 250' to 200', from STA 1+45.8 to 2+92.78 and STA 12+79.32 to 16+22.57.
3) Reduce the minimum horizontal curve on Road 'B' from 250' to 100', from STA 1+52 to 3+07 and STA 8+82 to 10+39 (REQUESTED BY THE APPLICANT).
4) Reduce the minimum horizontal curve on Road 'B' from 250' to 200', at approximately STA 1+52 and approximately STA 8+82 (RECOMMENDED BY STAFF).


Property Information

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Location
5913 W. Emory Rd.

North side of W. Emory Rd, west of Blacks Ferry Rd.

Commission District 6


Size
24.39 acres

Sector
Northwest County

Currently on the Property
Agricultural

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes

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APPROVE variances 1-4 and alternative design standards 1, 2, and 4 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. DENY alternative design standard #3 as requested by the applicant because it does not meet general engineering standards for a road of this length and design speed and could create a traffic hazard.

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 12 conditions.

1. Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting any other relevant requirements of the utility provider.
2. Provision of street names which are consistent with the Uniform Street Naming and Addressing System within Knox County (County Ord. 91-1-102).
3. Implementing the road improvements as recommended in the Miller Farm Subdivision Traffic Impact Study (Cannon & Cannon, Inc., revised 11/23/2020) with the final design of the improvements and timing of the installation reviewed and approved by Knox County Engineering and Public Works and the Tennessee Department of Transportation during design plan review (see Exhibit A).
4. Providing an improved shoulder on W. Emory Road as required by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
5. Providing cross slope at the Road 'A' intersection with W. Emory Road that will accommodate an ADA compliant crosswalk for a future sidewalk to be installed along the W. Emory Road frontage, unless otherwise approved by Knox County Engineering and Public Works during the design plan phase.
6. Certifying that the required sight distance is available at the southern intersection of Road 'B' with Road 'A'. This documentation is to be provided to Knox County Engineering and Public Works for review and approval during the design plan phase.
7. Providing a note on the final plat that lots 1 & 67-69 are to have a minimum driveway depth of 30 feet.
8. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
9. Meeting all applicable requirements of Knox County Engineering and Public Works.
10. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.
11. Submitting to Planning staff prior to final plat review by the Planning Commission or Planning staff, the certification of design plan approval form as required by the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.
12. Prior to certification of the final plat for the subdivision, establishing a property owners association that will be responsible for the maintenance of the common areas, drainage system, and any recreational amenities.

What's next?

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After the Planning Commission
Because of its location in the County, appeals will be heard by Knox County Chancery Court.
Appeals of Concept Plans and Final Plats are filed with Chancery CourtThe process
Applicant

Primos Land Company, LLC