November, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

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

Agenda

Minutes

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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

4-F-20-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the September, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


9-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the Northwest County Sector Plan and with the surrounding development.


9-A-20-SU Denied

DENY the request.


10-B-19-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the June, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-20-OB Approved

APROVE a minor amendment to the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations, Article 2, Section 2.10.G.


10-C-20-SP Approved

The Planning Commission voted to approve the plan amendment request to NC (Neighborhood Commercial) because of recent changes in the development pattern of the area following the condominium development to the northeast of this site.


10-C-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the reduction of the required front yard setback from 20 feet to 10 feet on the west lot line and to 5 feet on the north lot line of the road turnaround that extends into Lot 17R, as shown on the plot plan, subject to 4 conditions.


10-D-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved CN zoning citing a change in development pattern following a new condominium complex to the northeast of this site.


11-A-20-OB Approved

APROVE an election of Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission Officers for Calendar Year 2021. Pat Phillips is elected as Chair for calendar year 2021. Scott Smith is elected as Vice Chair for calendar year 2021.


11-A-20-PD Approved

APPROVE the final plan for the Caswell Manor Apartments development with 48 permanent supportive housing units at 1501 East 5th Avenue because it is in substantial conformance with the approved preliminary plan (4-A-20-PD), subject to 4 conditions. RECOMMEND that City Council amend the zoning map for this property to add the PD (Planned Development) designation.


11-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve C-G-2 (General Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with adjacent development along Central Avenue, is in compliance with the Central City Sector Planís land use designation, and would make the existing use conforming within the zone.


11-A-20-SC Approved

Approve closure of a portion of E. Summit Hill Avenue right-of-way as described, subject to any required easements, because staff has received no objections and it will enable redevelopment of this area, subject to one condition.


11-A-20-SP Approved

Approve RR (Rural Residential) / HP (Hillside Protection) designation because it is compatible with the surrounding development (Applicant requested LDR (Low Density Residential).


11-A-20-SU Withdrawn

Withdrawn at the request of the applicant.


11-A-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request to expand the existing self-storage facility with 2 new buildings and the expansion of 1 building, approximately 4,650 square feet of floor area, subject to 8 conditions:


11-B-20-OB Postponed

Postponed - heard at the December, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


11-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve C-G-2 zoning because it is consistent with the Central City Sector Planís General Commercial land use designation and would not cause any adverse impacts for the adjacent properties (the applicant requested C-G).


11-B-20-SC Approved

Approve closure of a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive right-of-way as described, subject to any required easements, because staff has received no objections and it will enable redevelopment of this area, subject to one condition.


11-B-20-SP Approved

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


11-B-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a small animal care facility with approximately 2,225 sq. ft. of floor area, subject to 12 conditions.


11-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 40 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the 35' peripheral setback on Lot 1 to 25í along the northern lot line and 20' along the eastern lot line, and on Lots 14 and 15 to 30' along the southeastern lot line, subject to 1 condition.


11-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 1.93 dwelling units per acre because it is consistent with the slope analysis and compatible with the surrounding zoning.


11-C-20-SP Approved

Approve LI (Light Industrial) / HP (Hillside Protection) designation because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


11-C-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a medical clinic that is approximately 3,700 square foot, subject to 4 conditions.


11-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a duplex as identified on the development plan, subject to 2 conditions.


11-D-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-D-20-SP Approved

Approve LDR (Low Density Residential) / HP (Hillside Protection) designation because it is consistent with the adjacent development.


11-E-20-RZ Approved

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


11-E-20-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-E-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the request to reduce the peripheral setback immediately behind the subject residence from 25 feet to 11 feet, subject to 2 conditions.


11-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 30 attached and 1 detached dwellings on individual lots and the reduction of the peripheral setback to 25' for the eastern, southern and western subdivision boundaries, subject to 1 condition.


11-F-20-RZ Approved

Approve I (Industrial) zoning because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


11-F-20-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to Office land use since it would create a transition between the commercial use to the south and the residential use to the north.


11-F-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for an approximate 5,700 square foot expansion of this existing event facility, subject to 4 conditions.


11-F-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the December, 2020 Planning Commission meeting


11-G-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting



11-G-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a drive-through restaurant with approximately 2,300 square foot of floor area, subject to 3 conditions.


11-G-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for the child day care center for up to 63 children, excluding the school age children enrolled in the after school program, as shown on the development plan, subject to 9 conditions.


11-H-20-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved the applicant's request for C-H-1 zoning.


11-H-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a 44-bed recovery housing facility for substance abuse treatment, limited to the individuals seeking treatment voluntarily and are not compelled by court order or other involuntary action, subject to 4 conditions.


11-I-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 5 du/ac / TO (Technology Overlay) because it is compatible with the adjacent zoning and adjacent to the proposed new elementary school.


11-I-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a church expansion of approximately 39,442 square feet and reconfiguration of the parking lot in the PR & RB zone, subject to 6 conditions.


11-J-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-J-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for 43 detached residential houses on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


11-K-20-RZ Approved

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


11-L-20-RZ Approved

Approve O (Office) zoning because it is consistent with the Central City Sector Planís land use designation and would provide a transition between the Institutional land use to the northeast and the residential uses to the southwest.


11-N-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) / HP (Hillside Protection) zoning because it consistent with the surrounding development.


11-O-20-RZ Approved

Approve PC (Planned Commercial) zoning because it allows the Planning Commission to review and condition improvements to the site that will mitigate potential adverse impacts of the existing business on the adjacent residential properties.


11-P-20-RZ Approved

Staff recommends approval of C-G-1 (General Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with the Northwest City Sector Plan and compatible with the adjacent development (Applicant requested C-H-1).


11-Q-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood District) zoning because it is consistent with the Central City Sector Plan designation and would require site plan review by Planning staff or the Planning Commission.


11-SA-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.


11-SA-20-F Approved

APPROVE Final Plat


11-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-2 and alternate design standard 1 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. (Motion approved 8-6) APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions (Motion approved 13-1)


11-SB-20-F Approved

Approve Variances 1-2 APPROVE Final Plat


11-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


11-SD-20-C Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


11-SE-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 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 11 conditions.


11-SF-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 based on the recommendation from City of Knoxville Department of Engineering 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 applicant's request to remove the sidewalk condition (condition #9) of the Concept Plan approval of April 14, 2005, subject to 1 condition.


11-A-20-SNC Approved

Approve the name change to Fort Summit Way because the proposed street name provides clarity for emergency responders, is not a duplication, and meets all requirements of the City of Knoxville Street Naming and Addressing Ordinance.


11-A-20-WCF Approved