October, 2019
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the October 10, 2019, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Agenda Updates
Updates to the October, 2019 meeting materials and/or the agenda itself were made available below.
Automatic Postponements / Withdrawals
Items listed on the current agenda that have been postponed until a future meeting.
Agenda Review Meeting
Scheduled for 11:30 a.m.
Commissioners meet to discuss the items to be heard at the monthly meeting. Open to the public.
Requests for Postponements / Withdrawals / Tablings
Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.

Actions from the October, 2019 meeting

2-SM-19-F Approved

APPROVE Final Plat


6-B-19-SP Denied

Remanded back to Planning Commission for reconsideration of the sector plan amendment to RC (Rural Commercial), Planning Commission denied RC again. Both the sector plan amendment to RC (Rural Commercial) and rezoning to CR (Rural Commercial) go back to County Commission for a vote.


6-I-19-RZ Denied

Denial of request for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CR (Rural Commercial) consistent with the denial recommendation of the associated sector plan amendment. Remanded back to Planning Commission for reconsideration of the sector plan amendment to RC (Rural Commercial), Planning Commission denied RC again. Both the sector plan amendment to RC (Rural Commercial) and rezoning to CR (Rural Commercial) go back to County Commission for a vote.


6-SA-19-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2019 Planning Commission meeting


7-A-19-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2019 Planning Commission meeting


7-C-19-PA Approved

Planning Commission recommended approval of NC (Neighborhood Commercial) One Year Plan designation for the site with a vote of 9-2.


7-C-19-SP Approved

Planning Commission recommended approval of NC (Neighborhood Commercial) sector plan designation for the site with a vote of 8-3.


7-G-19-RZ Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved the withdrawal request.


7-M-19-RZ Approved

Planning Commission recommended approval of C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) zoning for the site with a vote of 9-2.


8-G-19-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the December, 2019 Planning Commission meeting


9-D-19-RZ Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved the withdrawal request.


9-J-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the development plan for up to 70 detached dwellings on individual lots, and the requested reduction of the peripheral setback to 20 feet as identified on the Concept Plan, subject to 1 condition.


9-SC-19-C Approved with Conditions

APPROVE variances 1-4 because the existing access strip and site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variances will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditions:


10-A-19-CP Approved

APPROVE the Hardin Valley Mobility Plan (an amendment to the Knoxville Knox County General Plan 2033 and an update to the Northwest County Sector Plan and the Northwest City Sector Plan).


10-A-19-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendment to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance that would define microbreweries and identify them as a use subject to use on review approval in the CN Neighborhood Commercial District.


10-A-19-OB Approved

Reaffirm the land use designations and recommendations serve as a guide for and are in alignment with the City’s newly adopted zoning code.


10-A-19-PA Approved

The Planning Commission approved TDR as the One-Year Plan designation, since it would be a minor extension of the existing TDR designation and is compatible with the surrounding development.


10-A-19-PD Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-A-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved the RP-1 (Planned Residential) zoning with 4.2 du/ac since RP-1 zoning is consistent with the Central City Sector Plan and will allow uses compatible with the surrounding area.


10-A-19-SP Approved

The Planning Commission approved adoption of resolution #10-A-19-SP, amending this parcel in the Central City Sector Plan map to the TDR (Traditional Neighborhood Residential) designation since it would be a minor extension of the existing TDR designation and is compatible with the surrounding development.


10-A-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the request for an office building with approximately 35,200 square feet as shown on the development plan subject to 6 conditions


10-B-19-CP Approved

APPROVE the Chapman Highway Implementation Plan (an amendment To the Knoxville-Knox County General Plan 2033 and an update to the South City Sector Plan).


10-B-19-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance (both the current code and the recently adopted code) that would permit signs on mansard roofs and revise standards for abandoned signs.


10-B-19-OB Approved

Approve the requested modifications to Knoxville-Knox County Planning’s Schedule of Fees effective January 1, 2020.


10-B-19-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-B-19-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2019 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-19-PA Approved

The Planning Commission approved O (Office) as the One-Year Plan designation, since it would be a minor extension and since Forestal Drive has developed with mixed residential uses and a small office use should create any detrimental impacts on the adjacent uses.


10-C-19-RZ Approved

Approve PC (Planned Commercial) zoning [As demonstrated in Exhibit B] (Applicant requested CB).


10-C-19-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #10-C-19-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


10-C-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 72 apartment units as shown on the development plan, subject to 8 conditions.


10-D-19-PA Approved

Approve the GC (General Commercial) designation.


10-D-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood Zoning District) zoning to take effect with the newly adopted zoning code since it is the comparable zone under the new zoning code.


10-D-19-SP Approved

The Planning Commission approved O (Office) as the One-Year Plan designation, since it would be a minor extension of the existing Office designation and is compatible with surrounding uses.


10-D-19-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2019 Planning Commission meeting


10-E-19-PA Approved

The Planning Commission approved PP (Public Parks and Refuges) as the One-Year Plan designation.


10-E-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved O-1 (Office, Medical, and Related Services District) zoning since it is a minor extension of that zone and Forestal Drive has developed with mixed residential uses and a small office use should not create any detrimental impacts on the adjacent uses.


10-E-19-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #10-E-19-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) / HP (Hillside Proctection) per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


10-E-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the development plan for 3 duplexes on individual lots, subject to 6 conditions.


10-F-19-PA Withdrawn

Withdraw as per the applicant's request.


10-F-19-RZ Approved

Approve PC (Planned Commercial) zoning (Applicant requested CA).


10-F-19-SP Approved

The Planning Commission approved adoption of resolution #10-F-19-SP (Exhibit A) amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to O (Office) given that GC is adjacent and the area has developed with industrial and commercial uses along the major roadways, subject to the condition that Type A Landscaping be installed to buffer adjacent residential uses.


10-F-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the request for a rehabilitation hospital that is approximately 70,000 sqft of floor area with up to 70 beds as shown on the development plan, subject to 6 conditions.


10-G-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 4 du/ac (Applicant requested PR up to 5 du/ac).


10-G-19-SP Approved

The Planning Commission approved adoption of resolution #10-G-19-SP, amending the portion of this parcel as found in Exhibit B in the Northeast County Sector Plan map to the GC (General Commercial) land use designation since it would be an extension of the existing adjacent GC designation (the applicant requested a different portion to be re-designated).


10-G-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 8 duplexes on individual lots, and the requested reduction of the peripheral setback to 25 feet as identified on the north property line, subject to 2 conditions.


10-H-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2.23 du/acre (Applicant requested 3.5 du/ac).


10-H-19-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #10-H-19-SP amending the North County Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


10-H-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 28 detached dwellings on individual lots, and the requested reduction of the peripheral setback to 25 feet as identified on the Concept Plan, subject to 1 condition.


10-I-19-RZ Approved

Staff recommends approval of the requested PC (Planned Commercial) zoning, subject to the condition that a "Type A" landscaping screen, as found in the Landscaping Screening Design Guidelines, be installed along any shared boundaries with residential zoning, since it would be compatible with surrounding commercial uses.


10-I-19-SP Approved

The Planning Commission approved adoption of resolution #10-I-19-SP, amending this parcel in the North City Sector Plan map to the PP (Public Parks and Refuges) designation since it would be a minor extension of the PP designation, subject to the condition that any parking areas be screened with “Type B” landscaping per the Landscaping and Screening Guidelines.


10-I-19-UR Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the request for a water booster pumping station as shown on the development plan subject to 3 conditions


10-J-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission voted to approve O-1 zoning due to the surrounding area trending this way and because the Bearden Council supports mixed use in this area.


10-J-19-SP Withdrawn

Withdraw as per the applicant's request.


10-K-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 5 du/ac.


10-L-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved PC (Planned Commercial) zoning for the portion of the parcel as shown on Exhibit B (the applicant requested CB (Business and Manufacturing) and PC over a different portion of the parcel).


10-M-19-RZ Approved

Approve C-4 (Highway and arterial commercial districtl) zoning.


10-N-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved OS-2 (Park and Open Space District) zoning since it would be a minor extension of the OS-2 zone, subject to the condition that any parking areas be screened with "Type B" landscaping per the Landscaping and Screening Guidelines.


10-O-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved C-2 (Central Business District) zoning.


10-P-19-RZ Approved

Approve R-2 (General Residential) zoning.


10-Q-19-RZ Withdrawn

Withdraw as per the applicant's request.


10-R-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 5 du/ac


10-S-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved RP-1 (Planned Residential District) zoning with up to 24 du/ac.


10-SA-19-C Approved with Conditions

APPROVE variances 1 and 2 because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


10-SB-19-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 because the location and limited size of this site restricts compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions.


10-SC-19-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions:


10-A-19-SNC Approved

Approve the name change to Layla Gael Lane since it is not a duplication and meets all requirements of the City of Knoxville Street Naming and Addressing Ordinance.


10-B-19-SNC Approved

The Planning Commission approved the street name change to Gloria Garner Street.