May, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the May 14, 2020, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Video Recording

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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

3-H-20-SU Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


4-A-20-PD Approved

APPROVE the preliminary plan for the VMC supportive housing development at 1501 East 5th Avenue, including approval of the three requested exceptions to the underlying zoning’s dimensional and use standards, subject to the 3 conditions.


4-E-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the September, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


4-F-20-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the September, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


4-H-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 1 detached residential dwelling on an individual lot subject to 5 conditions.


5-A-20-OA Postponed

Postponed - heard at the September, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-A-20-OB Approved

APPROVE the City of Knoxville Capital Improvements Program for Fiscal Years 2021-2026


5-A-20-PD Approved

Approve the preliminary plan for the Galbraith School Adaptive Reuse planned development, including approval of the requested exceptions to the underlying zoning’s dimensional and use standards, subject to 3 conditions.


5-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural), because it is consistent with the East County Sector Plan's LDR (Low Density Residential) designation.


5-A-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #5-A-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to RR (Rural Residential) because it is adjacent to the Planned Growth Area of the Growth Policy Plan.


5-A-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a two-family dwelling, subject to 4 conditions.


5-A-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-B-20-OA Approved

Approve the City of Knoxville’s Plans Review & Inspection Division’s request for minor amendments to Article 13 of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.


5-B-20-OB Approved

Staff recommends approval of the request of Shift Church for 2864 Alcoa Highway to continue to be used as assembly/church.


5-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural), because it is consistent with the East County Sector Plan's LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and it is an extension of the existing A (Agricultural) zoning to the west.


5-B-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #5-B-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan because the MDR (Medium Density Residential) sector plan designation provides a transistional land use from the more intense Technology and Business Park classifications and the adjacent Low Density Residential areas, per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


5-B-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for an 80 seat place of worship with approximately 1,748 sq. ft. of floor area, subject to 7 conditions.


5-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request to reduce the peripheral setback from 35’ to 20’ for Lot 1 of the Laurens Glen Subdivision subject to the 3 conditions.


5-C-20-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of the proposed amendments to Articles 8.9, 14.2, and 16.8 of the City of Knoxville Zoning Code to clarify review procedures and development standards in the Hillside Protection Overlay.


5-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve CN (Neighborhood Commercial) because it is consistent with the NC (Neighborhood Commercial) sector plan designation for this intersection on the recently improved Schaad Road.


5-C-20-UR Approved

Approve the request to reduce the peripheral setback from 35 feet to 15 feet for the northeastern property line of 14R2-2, resubdivision of Lot 14R of Glenridge Gardens, subject to 1 condition. 1) Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance. With the condition noted, this plan meets the requirements for approval in the PR Zone and the other criteria for approval of a use on review.


5-D-20-OA Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-D-20-RZ Withdrawn

The aaplication was withdrawn per the applicant's request.


5-D-20-UR Approved

Approve the request for a contractor's storage yard with approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of storage, subject to 4 conditions.


5-E-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-E-20-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the proposed development plan as requested by the applicant.


5-F-20-RZ Approved

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


5-F-20-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the proposed development plan as requested by the applicant.


5-G-20-RZ Approved

Approve CN (Neighborhood Commercial) because it is consistent with the MU-SD NCO-2 (Mixed Use Special District) sector plan designation for the Historic Powell Center.


5-G-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for an assisted living/hospice care facility with up to 16 beds in a building with approximately 22,347 square feet, subject to the following 7 conditions.


5-H-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-H-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a walk-in veterinary wellness clinic containing approximately 1,680 square feet of floor area and approximately 250 square feet of non-fenced outdoor animal waste area, as shown on the development plan, subject to 5 conditions.


5-I-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a garage apartment that is approximately 700 square feet, subject to 2 conditions.


5-J-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2.5 du/ac because it is consistent with the slope analyses. (Applicant requested PR up to 3 du/ac).


5-J-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-K-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at 3 du/ac because it is consistent with the North City Sector Plan’s LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and consistent with surrounding development (the applicant requested up to 5 du/ac).


5-K-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-L-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 10 du/ac because it will provide for additional opportunities for medium residential development in the fastest growing sector of Knox County.


5-L-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 44 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


5-M-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood District) zoning because it is consistent with the North City Sector Plan’s MDR (Medium Density Residential) designation as described at the time of the applicant’s initial request.


5-M-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a child day care center with a one-story building with approximately 12,068 square feet and a maximum enrollment of up to 190 children, subject to the following 9 conditions


5-N-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 12 detached dwellings on individual lots subject to 1 condition.


5-O-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a modular office building with approximately 2,128 square feet located behind the existing church in the PR zone, subject to 4 conditions.


5-SA-20-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-SA-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


5-SB-20-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the September, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


5-SB-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


5-SC-20-C Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the proposed concept plan as requested by the applicant.


5-SD-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 because sight distance constraints restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


5-SE-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-4 because topographic constraints and site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE alternate design standards 1-4 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 4 conditions.


10-B-19-PA Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved withdrawal of the One Year Plan amendment request per the applicant's request. The related rezoning case has been revised and is still moving forward.


10-B-19-SP Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved withdrawal of the One Year Plan amendment request per the applicant's request. The related rezoning case has been revised and is still moving forward.