Use On Review

7-B-21-UR

Approved by the Planning Commission

Approve the development plan for a multi-family development with up to 120 dwelling units and a maximum height of approximately 52 feet, subject to 8 conditions.


See case notes below

Request

Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request

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Property Information

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Location
0 Middlebrook Pk.

Southwest side of Middlebrook Pike, northwest of N. Cedar Bluff Road

Commission District 6


Size
5.29 acres

Sector
Northwest County

Land Use Designation? O (Office) & HP (Hillside Protection)


Currently on the Property
AgForVac (Agriculture/Forestry/Vacant Land)

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes

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Approve the development plan for a multi-family development with up to 120 dwelling units and a maximum height of approximately 52 feet, subject to 8 conditions.

1) Connecting the development to sanitary sewer, as well as meeting other applicable requirements of the Knox County Health Department.
2) Implementation of the street and intersection improvements and driveway recommendations outlined in the Middlebrook Commons Transportation Impact Study prepared by AJAX Engineering, as last revised on June 15, 2021, and approved by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works, and Planning Commission staff.
3) Obtaining all necessary approvals from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the location of the driveway and the required improvements to Middlebrook Pike.
4) Installation of all sidewalks as shown on the revised development plan and providing a pedestrian connection from the apartment complex to Middlebrook Pike as reviewed and approved by Knox County Engineering and Public Works staff. Sidewalks shall meet all applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. A bond shall be provided to the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works by the developer in an amount sufficient to guarantee the installation of the sidewalks.
5) Installation of all landscaping and privacy fencing as shown on the landscape plan within six months of issuance of the first occupancy permit for the project, or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works, to guarantee such installation.
6) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
7) If security gates are proposed, obtaining approval from the Knox County Fire Marshal and Knox County Engineering and Public Works.
8) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance, including but not limited to Section 3.90 (Signs, billboards, and other advertising structures).

With the conditions noted above, this request meets all requirements for approval in the OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) zoning district, as well as the criteria for approval of a use on review.

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 Board of Zoning Appeals.
Appeal to Knox County Code Administration Department by: August 9, 2021The process
Applicant

MBCOMMONS, LLC