Subdivision

Concept Plan

8-SD-22-C

Planning Staff Recommendation

Approve the requested variances and alternative design standard based the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditio


Request

Property Info

Case Notes

What's next?

Applicant Request

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Subdivision
Irwin Acres
Lots
62 (Split)
Proposed Density
2.75
Residential?
Yes - SF

Variances

VARIANCES
1. Reduce the minimum vertical curve on Road "B" from K=25 to K=23.8 at STA 21+00.0
2. Reduce the minimum vertical curve on Road "B" from K=25 to K=22.2 at STA 33+00.0
3. Reduce the minimum broken back curve tangent on Road "B" from 150' to 106' between STA 25+81.69 and 26+88.18

ALTERNATIVE DESIGN STANDARDS REQUIRING KNOXVILLE-KNOX COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVAL
1. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 250' to 100' on Road "B" @ STA 26+88.18
2. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 250' to 100' on Road "B" @ STA 24+24.61
3. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 250' to 100' on Road "B" @ STA 20+38.52
4. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 250' to 100' on Road "B" @ STA 31+13.41
5. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 250' to 100' on Road "B" @ STA 29+52.81
6. Reduce the minimum horizontal curve from 100' to 75' on Road "A" @ STA 11+42.37

ALTERNATIVE DESIGN STANDARDS REQUIRING KNOX COUNTY ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC WORKS APPROVAL
1. Increase the maximum intersection grade from 1% to 2% at Road "A" and E. Emory Road.
2. Increase the maximum intersection grade from 1% to 2% at Road "B" and Road "B".


Property Information

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Location
0 E EMORY RD

South side of E Emory Road, west of Findhorn Blvd

Commission District 8


Size
22.50 acres

Sector
Northeast County

Land Use Designation? MU-SD (Mixed Use Special District), HP (Hillside and Ridgetop Protection)


Currently on the Property
Agriculture/Forestry/Vacant Land

Growth Plan
Planned Growth Area

Case Notes

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Approve the requested variances and alternative design standard based the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditions.

1) 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 requirements of TDOT for the eastbound deceleration lane on E. Emory Road.
4) Providing a minimum 200-ft sight distance easement on lots 31, 40, 42, 50, and 60. The driveway on these lots must be located outside of the sight distance easement and shown on the plat, or the driveway must have a depth of 20 ft beyond the sight distance easement if it cannot be located outside of the sight distance easement.
5) Proving the 25-ft common area along the E. Emory Road frontage where the adjacent lots do not meet the double frontage lot depth standard per Section 3.02.A.4. of the Subdivision Regulations.
6) Providing a note on the plat that the lots identified by Knox County Engineering and Public Works during the design plan phase must have a minimum finished floor elevation one foot above the 500-year floodplain.
7) Obtaining all necessary approvals to fill the wetland as proposed. If the wetland cannot be filled as proposed, lots 10-12 and 59 may have to be adjusted to allow for buildable area of a house, or eliminated.
8) Identify the purpose of the remnant land on the south side of Beaver Creek on the final plat.
9) Meeting all applicable requirements of the development plan approval (3-C-22-UR).
10) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.
11) Prior to certification of the final plat for the subdivision, establish a property owners association responsible for the maintenance of the common areas, amenities, and drainage system.

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

Irwin Acres

Matthew Whaley