February, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the February 13, 2020, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Agenda Updates
Updates to the February, 2020 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 February, 2020 meeting

1-A-20-OB Approved

Janice Tocher appointed the following planning commissioners to the Executive Committee for the 2020 calendar year: Gayle Bustin, Mac Goodwin, Jeff Roth and Pat Phillips.


2-A-20-AC Approved

The Planning Commission approved closure of the unnamed alley from N. Central Avenue to the rear lot line of 1406 N. Central St., subject to any required easements, since it does not provide access to any lots and staff has received no objections.


2-A-20-OA Approved

Planning staff recommends approval of the draft ordinance amendment to the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance addressing the parking of buses in residential districts and identifying dwelling – two-family as a permitted use in the Industrial Mixed-Use District.


2-A-20-OB Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


2-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential), which is consistent with the LDR (Low Density Residential) sector plan designation.


2-A-20-SC Approved

The Planning Commission approved closure of Honor Our Troops Drive, subject to any required easements, since staff has received no objections to this request and the City of Knoxville is retaining the northern and southern portions of the street as private drives to keep access to the parking lots until such time as redevelopment occurs.


2-A-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


2-B-20-OA Approved

RECOMMEND that Knox County Commission adopt the amendments to Section 3.50 (Off-street parking requirements) of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance.


2-B-20-OB Approved

Approve the requested modifications to Knoxville-Knox County Planning’s Schedule of Fees.


2-B-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved RN-3 zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and allows construction of small scale housing.


2-B-20-SC Approved

The Planning Commission approved closure of the northwest corner radius of Twentieth Street and White Avenue, and the southwest corner radius of Twentieth Street and Clinch Avenue, as identified on Exhibit A, subject to any required easements, since the City has no need to retain the wider turn radius at either corner and since staff has received no objections.


2-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 2 detached residential dwellings on individual lots subject to 5 conditions.


2-C-20-OA Approved

Approve the requested amendment to Article 15.2.A and 15.2.B to clarify that notice of a Board of Zoning Appeals public hearing must be published no less than 10 days in advance of the scheduled action in a newspaper of general circulation.


2-C-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved the H Historic Overlay addition to the base zoning because it meets the criteria for an H Overlay District and will help protect the historical integrity of the building in potential future renovations.


2-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 16 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback to 25 ft, subject to 1 condition.


2-D-20-OA Approved

Approve the requested amendment the City of Knoxville Zoning Code adding a new subsection 3 to Article 17 titled Nonconforming Lot of Record, regarding lots created by deed.


2-D-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan’s LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and is near Gibbs schools.


2-D-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 59 attached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


2-E-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


2-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to the Master Plan and Development Guidelines for Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus subject to 8 conditions:


2-F-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


2-F-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 128 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback to 20 ft for lots 113 and 114, and 25' for lot 127, subject to 1 condition.


2-G-20-RZ No Action

WITHDRAWN PRIOR TO PUBLICATION


2-H-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 1 du/ac because it is consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan for A (Agricultural) and (Hillside Protection) overlay and it is consistent with the slope analysis.


2-SA-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1 & 2 and waivers 1 because topographic constraints 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 8 conditions:


2-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions


2-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-3 because topographic constraints 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 7 conditions:


3-H-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the May, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


11-E-20-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-H-19-OB Withdrawn

WITHDRAWN AT THE 2-13-2020 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING


11-J-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-M-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-B-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the March, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-C-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the March, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-C-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-D-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-H-19-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


12-SB-20-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting