March, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the March 12, 2020, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

1-SA-20-C Approved

DENY the applicants request to eliminate the sidewalk requirement condition of the concept plan approval. APPROVE the following revised sidewalk condition: The applicant shall be responsible for constructing a section of sidewalk within the public right-of-way of Pleasant Ridge Road in the area identified on the attached maps as "Sidewalk Improvement Area". Since the proposed sidewalk will be located within the public right-of-way for the City of Knoxville, the sidewalk shall meet all applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA) and the Knoxville Department of Engineering. Once the developer has obtained approval from the City of Knoxville for the proposed sidewalk improvements and posted a bond with the City for the installation of the sidewalk improvements, the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works will release any unused bond funds for Spradlin Place Subdivision to the developer.


2-A-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


2-E-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


2-F-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


3-A-20-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of the four minor amendments to the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance as set forth on the attached document and described below.


3-A-20-OB Approved

APPROVE proposed amendments to the Administrative Rules and Procedures of the Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission.


3-A-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission recommended approval of RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with the North County Sector Planís LDR (Low Density Residential) designation.


3-A-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #3-A-20-SP amending the Southwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) because of a staff error when the Southwest County Sector Plan was comprehensively updated in 2005 per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


3-A-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a curb cut onto Centerpoint Boulevard, subject to 6 conditions.


3-B-20-OB Approved

Staff recommends approval of minor amendments to the Restated Bylaws of the Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission.


3-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the North County Sector Plan designation of LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classification for this property.


3-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 3 detached residential dwellings on individual lots, subject to 4 conditions.


3-C-20-OB Denied

Deny the appeal and uphold the Infill Housing Design Review Committee decision to require access off the alley.


3-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent with the South County Sector Plan designation of LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classification for this property.


3-C-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


3-D-20-OB Approved

Staff recommends approval of the addition of a Senior Planning Technician to the Position Descriptions for Knoxville-Knox County Planning.


3-D-20-RZ Approved

Approve O (Office) zoning district because it is consistent with the Northwest City Sector Plan designation of O (Office) land use classification for this property.


3-D-20-UR Denied

DENY the request to reduce the peripheral setback from 35' to 20' for Lots 78 and 79 of the Chesney Hills subdivision for the reasons listed below.


3-E-20-OB Approved

Recommend approval of Budget Amendment # 1 as reflected in the attached budget document. This amendment reflects an increase in depreciation expense for this fiscal year to $57,500. At the time of the budget adoption last spring, final fixed asset depreciation numbers reflecting the total remodeling cost were not available. The increase expenditure of $52,700 will come from budget surplus funds if necessary.


3-E-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning district because it is consistent with the West City Sector Plan designation of LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classification for this property.


3-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a dog grooming, training, daycare & kennel facility containing approximately 8,060 square feet of floor area and approximately 1,200 square feet of fenced outdoor activity area, as shown on the development plan, subject to 5 conditions.


3-F-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission recommended approval of RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with the North County Sector Planís LDR (Low Density Residential) designation.


3-F-20-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


3-G-20-RZ Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved the applicant's withdrawal request, which staff received via email on 3/3/2020.


3-G-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a single family residence on 2.31 acres, as shown on the development plan, subject to 3 conditions.


3-H-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


3-H-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the May, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


3-I-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission recommended approval of PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the sector planís Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development.


3-I-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the requested reduction of the peripheral setback to 25' along the northeast subdivision boundary line that adjoins Conners Creek subdivision, subject to 2 conditions.


3-J-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for the rural retreat with an event facility (temporary event tent) with approximately 3,200 square feet for up to 300 guests and a maximum of 9 overnight accommodations, subject to 10 conditions.


3-K-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 85 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback to 20 ft for the north development boundary and "future development" lot, and to 25 ft for lot 1 and the eastern development boundary, as shown on the Concept Plan, subject to 2 conditions. DENY the request to reduce the peripheral setback to 25' on the west boundary of lots 12-17 because there is no apparent need or justification for the reduction.


3-L-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a restaurant with drive thru containing approximately 2,600 square feet of floor area, subject to 9 conditions.


3-SA-20-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


3-SA-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


3-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 12 conditions.


3-SC-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


3-A-20-OYP Approved as Modified

Knoxville-Knox County Planning staff recommend approval of the 2020 One Year Plan.