Historic Zoning Commission

Old North Knoxville H: Level II


Staff Recommendation

Staff recommends approval of Certificate 3-B-24-HZ as submitted.

Applicant Request

Accessory structure

New secondary structure (storage shed). Shed measures 8' by 12', and will be set 5' from the rear (south) and interior side (east) property lines. The rectangular garage features a 10/12 side-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles, an exterior of wood lap siding with 4.5" exposure, and a parge-coated slab foundation. The shed also includes overhanging eaves, a decorative wood window on one side elevation, and paired plank doors with cross-bracing.

Site Info

American Four Square, c.1905

Two-story, hipped-roof residence with an asphalt shingle roof, an exterior of wood lap siding, and a stucco-clad foundation. Partial-width front-gable roof porch projects from the right side of the façade.

1. 1000 Thompson Place is a contributing resource to the ONK National Register Historic District and local overlay.

2. The secondary structure will be placed to the rear corner of the property, meeting the setbacks for accessory structures, and minimally visible from the street due to the fence. Placement of the secondary structure is appropriate.

3. The proposed materials (wood lap siding and trim, asphalt shingle roofing, wood windows) meet the design guidelines.

4. The shed will use design elements that meet the guidelines and align with the primary structure, including a roof pitch, overhanging eaves, and plank doors with cross-bracing.


Rebecca Rebecca McCurdy

Planning Staff
Lindsay Crockett
Phone: 865-215-3795
Email: lindsay.crockett@knoxplanning.org
Location Knoxville
1000 Thompson Place 37917

Rebecca Rebecca McCurdy