July, 2021
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the July 8, 2021, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

CCTV Recording

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Actions from the July, 2021 meeting

1-A-21-PA Denied

Deny the HDR (High Density Residential) designation because it does not meet any of the criteria for a plan amendment and is not consistent with surrounding development; retain the SP (Stream Protection) designation.


1-A-21-RZ Denied

Deny RN-6 (Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood District) zoning because it does not meet all of the criteria for a rezoning, is not consistent with surrounding development, and the higher density could result in adverse impacts for the surrounding single family neighborhood; retain the F (Floodplain Overlay) District.


1-A-21-SP Denied

Deny the HDR (High Density Residential) designation because it does not meet any of the criteria for a plan amendment and is not consistent with surrounding development; retain the SP (Stream Protection) designation.


1-B-21-PA Denied

Deny the HDR (High Density Residential) designation because it does not meet any of the criteria for a plan amendment and is not consistent with surrounding development; retain the SP (Stream Protection) designation.


1-B-21-RZ Denied

Deny RN-6 (Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood District) zoning because it does not meet all of the criteria for a rezoning, is not consistent with surrounding development, and the higher density could result in adverse impacts for the surrounding single family neighborhood; retain the F (Floodplain Overlay) District.


1-B-21-SP Denied

Deny the HDR (High Density Residential) designation because it does not meet any of the criteria for a plan amendment and is not consistent with surrounding development; retain the SP (Stream Protection) designation.


3-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2.5 du/ac (dwelling units per acre) because it is consistent with the surrounding development and the Northwest County Sector Plan.


3-C-20-SU Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


3-SB-21-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE variances 1-4, and alternative design standards 1-8 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 will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 18 conditions.


6-A-21-SP Approved

Approve NC (Neighborhood Commercial) because the forthcoming major improvements for Schaad Road will provide access for this property.


6-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve CN (Neighbhood Commercial) zoning because the Schaad Road improvements with sidewalks make this location more accessible to pedestrians from adjacent residential areas.


6-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) zoning since it is compatible with the sector planís Office land use designation and is consistent with the surrounding area.


6-I-21-UR Approved

Approve the request for an outdoor self-storage facility with approximately 17,081 sqft of floor area, subject to 12 conditions.


6-SB-21-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


7-A-21-AC Approved

Approve closure of an unnamed alley right-of-way between Stewart Street and Irwin Street, because it is not currently in use.


7-A-21-OA Approved

Staff recommends that Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission recommend approval of an amendment to the City of Knoxville Zoning Code, Article 9, Section 9.2, Use Matrix, Table 9-1, to add pre-school/kindergarten and educational facility Ė primary or secondary as a special use in the Industrial Mixed-Use (I-MU) Zoning District.


7-A-21-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is an extension of that land use class and is compatible with development in the area.


7-A-21-RZ Approved

Approve RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is compatible with existing zoning in the area.


7-A-21-SP Approved

Approve the North City Sector Plan amendment to the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is an extension of that land use class and is compatible with development in the area.


7-A-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for a retail good establishment as a neighborhood nonresidential reuse at 3700 Whittle Springs Road, subject to 2 conditions.


7-A-21-UR Approved


7-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) zoning since it is a minor extension of the OB zone and is compatible with the sector planís Office land use designation.


7-B-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for a social service center with approximately 18,750 sqft of floor area at 530 W. Fifth Avenue, subject to 4 conditions.


7-B-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for a multi-family development with up to 120 dwelling units and a maximum height of approximately 52 feet, subject to 8 conditions.


7-C-21-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to the MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) land use classification because it provides a transistional land use between the highway corridor and the adjacent single family residential neighborhoods.


7-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve RB (General Residential) zoning because it is consistent with the Southwest Sector Planís LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and is an extension of an existing zone district.


7-C-21-SP Approved

Approve RR (Rural Residential) / HP (Hillside Protection) because it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan.


7-D-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning for up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan, North County Sector Plan, and surrounding zoning.


7-D-21-SP Approved

Approve MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) because it provides a transistional land use between the highway corridor and the adjacent single family residential neighborhoods.


7-D-21-UR Approved

Approve the request for a restaurant use consisting of up to four (4) food trucks at 8700 Ball Camp Pike, subject to 4 conditions.


7-F-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 du/ac consistent with the Growth Policy Plan.


7-G-21-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) and OB/TO (Office, Medical, and Related Services / Technology Overlay) zoning since it is compatible with the sector plan land use designation of O (Office) & HP (Hillside Protection).


7-H-21-RZ Approved

Approve RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it provides a transition down from the Alcoa Highway corridor to the adjacent single-family residential neighborhoods.


7-I-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up 1 du/ac because it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan, Northwest County Sector Plan, and surrounding zoning.


7-J-21-RZ Approved

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