Subdivision

Concept Plan

7-SD-24-C

Approved with conditions
by the Planning Commission

Approve the alternative design standard based on the justification provided by the applicant and recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.


See case notes below

Request

Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request

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Subdivision
Belltown Center
Lots
1 (Other)
Residential?
No

Variances

VARIANCES
None

ALTERNATIVE DESIGN STANDARDS REQUIRING KNOXVILLE-KNOX COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVAL
1) Reduce the minimum horizontal curve radius from 250 ft to 200 ft between STA 7+00 and 11+00.

ALTERNATIVE DESIGN STANDARDS REQUIRING KNOX COUNTY ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC WORKS APPROVAL (PLANNING
COMMISSION APPROVAL NOT REQUIRED)
1) Increase the maximum intersection grade from 1 percent to 2 percent at the intersection with W. Emory Rd.


Property Information

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Location
4714 W EMORY RD

South side of W. Emory Rd, west of Rio Grande Dr

Commission District 6


Size
11.24 acres

Place Type Designation
TN (Traditional Neighborhood), RC (Rural Conservation), SP (Stream Protection)

Currently on the Property
Agriculture/Forestry/Vacant Land

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes

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Staff Recommendation
Approve the alternative design standard based on the justification provided by the applicant and recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.

11) Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting other relevant utility provider requirements.
2) Provision of street names consistent with the Uniform Street Naming and Addressing System within Knox County (County Ord. 91-1-102).
3) Meeting the approved development standards in the preliminary plan for the Belltown planned development (11-A-22-PD).
4) The design details of the boulevard cross section shall be worked out during the design plan phase with Knox County Engineering and Public Works staff.
5) The intersection with W. Emory Road shall meet the requirements of Knox County Engineering and Public Works and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) during the design plan phase.
6) Complying with the terms and conditions of the Memorandum of Understanding with Knox County to implement the recommended improvements to W. Emory Road and the Clinton Highway intersection as outlined in the Belltown Planned Development Traffic Impact Study by Cannon & Cannon (Exhibit B) and as revised and approved by Planning, Knox County Engineering and Public Works, and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) staff.
7) Providing a sight distance easement through the horizontal curve radius less than 250 ft per the requirements of Knox County Engineering and Public Works during the design plan phase.
8) Providing a sidewalk or greenway on the south side of the W. Emory Road frontage per the Knox County Sidewalk Ordinance (Chapter 54, Article IV of the Knox County Code) and Belltown Preliminary Plan approval. The details of the sidewalk or greenway are to be worked out during the design plan phase.
9) Providing a detailed landscape plan for the W. Emory Road frontage consistent with the requirements of Section 8.4.6.B (Buffer Boundary) of the Belltown preliminary plan for review and approval by the Planning staff during the design plan phase.
10) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Department of Engineering and Public Works.
Disposition Summary
Approve the alternative design standard based on the justification provided by the applicant and recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.

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

Belltown Center

Josh Sanderson


Case History