October, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the October 8, 2020, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

8-B-20-SP Denied

Deny the GC (General Commercial) designation since it does not meet the criteria for sector plan amendments, is not compatible with the area, and could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties.


8-F-20-RZ Denied

Deny the rezoning to HI (Heavy Industrial) since it is not consistent with the Northewast County Sector Plan designation or with surrounding development, and because it could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties.


9-C-20-RZ Withdrawn

Withdraw the item per the applicant's request.


9-C-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a two-family dwelling on the proposed lot, subject to 3 conditions: 1) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance, 2) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering, and 3) Meeting the Principal Use Standards for two-family dwellings [Article 9, Section 9.3.(J)] of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.


9-D-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 227 detached residential units and 95 attached residential units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


9-E-20-SU Approved

Approve the request for a crematorium of approximately 6,000 square feet, subject to 2 conditions: 1) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance, and 2) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering.


9-SB-20-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE variance 1-2 and alternative design standards 1-8 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances and alternative design standards will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 14 conditions. [Planning Commission added condition #14]


10-A-20-OB No Action

Nominating Committee Chair Beth Eason presented their slate of officers: They nominate Pat Phillips for Chair and Scott Smith for Vice Chair.


10-A-20-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment from LI (Light Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection) to HI (Heavy Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection)


10-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve the rezoning request from from I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) / F (Floodway) to _-H (Heavy Industrial) / F (Floodway).


10-A-20-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment from LI (Light Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection) to HI (Heavy Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection).


10-A-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to three two-family (duplex) structures on individual lots, subject to 5 conditions.


10-A-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a garage apartment that is approximately 800 square feet, subject to 2 conditions.


10-B-19-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-B-20-OB Approved

Approve the proposed work program for 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.


10-B-20-PA Approved

Approve the LI (Light Industrial) designation since it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.


10-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the surrounding area and would allow uses more compatible with the trend in development.


10-B-20-SP Approved

Approve the AG (Agricultural) designation since it is consistent with surrounding development and is more aligned with the trend in development in this area than the existing industrial land use.


10-B-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a fuel center with 10 fuel pumps and payment/retail kiosk that is approximately 180 square feet, subject to 6 conditions.


10-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 28 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the 35í peripheral setback to 20í along the S. Gallaher View Road frontage, subject to 1 condition.


10-C-20-OB Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 du/ac because it is compatible with the surrounding development.


10-C-20-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 71 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the 35í peripheral setback to 25í for all property lines except common area in the northeast corner of the development, subject to 1 condition.


10-D-20-OB Approved

Strike the current provision and substitute the proposed provision as drafted above.


10-D-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the November, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-D-20-SP Approved

Approve the LI (Light Industrial) designation since it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.


10-D-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 93 attached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


10-E-20-RZ Approved

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


10-E-20-SP Withdrawn

Withdraw this application per the applicant's request.


10-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a 1-story corporate office building with approximately 14,650 square feet of floor area, subject to 5 conditions.


10-F-20-RZ Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning because it is consistent with the Central City Sector Planís LI (Light Industrial) designation and brings the property into compliance with the sector plan.


10-F-20-SP Approved

Approve the GC (General Commercial) designation because it is compatible with surrounding development.


10-G-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is consistent with the North City Sector Plan designation and would not cause adverse impacts (the applicant requested RN-3).


10-G-20-SP Approved

Approve the O (Office) designation because it compatible with the surrounding development.


10-H-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 3.5 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development and the Northwest County Sector Plan.


10-H-20-SP Approved

Approve the O (Office) designation because it compatible with the surrounding development.


10-I-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2 du/ac (Applicant requested PR up to 5 du/ac).


10-J-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning.


10-K-20-RZ Approved

Approve C-G-1 (General Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with the East City Sector Planís Mixed Use-Special District EC-2 designation and with the surrounding development.


10-L-20-RZ Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning because it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.


10-M-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Planís Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development.


10-N-20-RZ Approved

Approve CB (Business and Manufacturing) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development and commercial zoning.


10-O-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development and the Northwest County Sector Plan.


10-P-20-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) zoning because it provides a transistion zone to buffer the low density residential uses from the commercial zoning.


10-Q-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development and consistent with the Northwest County Sector Plan.


10-R-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 4 du/ac because it is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Planís Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development.


10-S-20-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services)/TO (Technology Overlay) zoning because it is compatible with the surrounding development.


10-SA-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.


10-SA-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


10-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-2 and alternate design standard 1-2 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.


10-SB-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


10-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1-2 and alternate design standard 1-2 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditions.