September, 2021
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the September 9, 2021, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Video Recording

Agenda Updates
Updates to the September, 2021 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 September, 2021 meeting

7-C-21-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the October, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


7-C-21-UR Approved as Modified

Approve the development plan for up to 18 detached dwelling units on individual lots and the peripheral setback reduction from 35-ft to 25-ft for the southern lot line of Lot 18, subject to 2 conditions.


7-SA-21-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE variances 1 and 2 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, and APPROVE variance #3 subject to approval of Knox County Engineeringn and Public Works for the peripheral setback reduction. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 12 conditions.


8-A-21-RZ Approved

Approve PC (Planned Commercial) / TO (Technology Overlay) zoning because it would allow commercial development with site plan review at this location.


8-A-21-SP Approved

Approve plan amendment to MU-SD NWCO-4 (Mixed Use Special District: Saddlebrook) because the improvements of Lovell Road, including sidewalks, increase pedestrian connectivity in this area.


8-A-21-UR Approved

Approve the multi-dwelling development with up to 12 detached dwelling units and the reduction of the peripheral setback from 35-ft to 25-ft for the E. Meadcrest Drive frontage (west lot line) and the south lot line, and reduction to 15-ft along the east lot line, subject to 8 conditions.


8-G-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3.5 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development and the sector plan.


9-A-20-AC Denied

Deny closure of the unnamed alley that runs from Pilkay Road to Third Creek between the undeveloped rights-of-way of Knott and Cate Avenues, since it could potentially serve surrounding properties upon their development.


9-A-20-SC Denied

Deny closure of the portion of Cate Avenue that runs from Pilkay Road to Third Creek since it could potentially serve surrounding properties upon their development.


9-A-21-OB No Action

Commission Chair Pat Philips announced the nominating committee for the Planning Commission officers for the calendar year 2022: Commissioner Tim Hill (lead), Commissioner Chris Ooten and Commissioner Karyn Adams


9-A-21-PD Approved

Approve the preliminary plan for the multi-use stadium/mixed-use planned development, including the requested exceptions to the underlying zoning’s dimensional, design, and use standards, subject to 8 conditions.


9-A-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3 du/ac zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan.


9-A-21-SC Approved

Approve closure of the right-of-way located at the south terminus of Lakeland Drive and south of Cherokee Boulevard, subject to providing a 15-ft wide easement for public access to the park and other easements specified.


9-A-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for one (1) two-family dwelling in the RN-2 zone, subject to 4 conditions.


9-A-21-UR Approved

Approve the request for an office warehouse structure with approximately 7,500 sqft of floor area for a contractor’s office and maintenance shop, and a contractor’s storage yard with approximately 37,500 sqft of outdoor storage area, subject to 8 conditions.


9-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan and surrounding development.


9-B-21-SP Approved

Approve RC (Rural Commercial) & HP (Hillside Protection) for a portion of parcel 129 12604 (12054 Hardin Valley Road) and RR (Rural Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) for portions of parcel 129 12604 (12054 Hardin Valley Road), and for portions of parcel 129 12603 (12044 Hardin Valley Road), and for parcel 129 12605 (11952 Hardin Valley Road) because of the expansion of utilities in this area.


9-B-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for a drive-through facility for a restaurant with approximately 1,800 sqft of floor area that is attached to a new convenience store with fuel pumps, subject to 11 conditions.


9-B-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 6 detached dwellings on individual lots and the reduction of the peripheral setback from 35' to 25' subject to 1 condition.


9-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve O (Office) zoning because of previous shifting to Office the surrounding area.


9-C-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for a campground with a maximum of three (3) campsites in the locations depicted on the site plan and tent structures as proposed, subject to 11 conditions.


9-C-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 47 detached and 33 attached residential dwellings on individual lots and the peripheral setback reduction from 35-ft to 25-ft, subject to 1 condition.



9-E-21-RZ Approved

Approve DK-G (Downtown Knoxville Grid) zoning because it is compatible with existing zoning in the area, including the requirement to meet standards in the City's Downtown Design guidelines.


9-F-21-RZ Approved

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


9-G-21-RZ Withdrawn

Applicant requested to withdraw the application, prior to public notice, on August 3, 2021.


9-H-21-RZ Withdrawn

Applicant requested withdrawal of the application on August 6, 2021.


9-I-21-RZ Approved

Approve CR (Rural Commercial) for a portion of parcel 129 12604 (12054 Hardin Valley Road) and PR (Planned Residential) up to 3 du/ac for portions of parcel 129 12604 (12054 Hardin Valley Road), and for parcel 129 12605 (11952 Hardin Valley Road) and for portions of parcel 129 12603 (12044 Hardin Valley Road).


9-J-21-RZ Withdrawn

Applicant requested withdrawal of the application on August 25, 2021.


9-SA-21-C Approved

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 4 conditions.


9-SA-21-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


9-SB-21-C Approved

Approve variance 1-3 and alternative design standards 1-2 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 10 conditions.


9-SB-21-F Approved

Approve Variances 1-2 APPROVE Final Plat


10-A-21-WCF Approved