December, 2021
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the December 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 December, 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 December, 2021 meeting

10-A-21-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Article 9 Uses, to add airport as a special use in the INST (Institutional) Zoning District and to add Principal Use Standards for Airports.


10-I-21-RZ Withdrawn

Withdraw at the request of the applicant.


11-B-21-SP Approved

Approve the South County Sector Plan amendment to LDR (Low Density Residential) & HP (Hillside Protection) for approximately 64 acres of parcel 138 270 and a portion of parcel 138 274 on the east side of Sevierville Pike because of the access and safety improvements of a major arterial, Chapman Highway, near the subject property. Approve the Sector Plan amendment to RR (Rural Residential) & HP (Hillside Protection) for approximately 95 acres of a portion of parcel 138 274 because it is consistent with the slope analysis for this area, changes in conditions and trends in development. (See Exhibit A).


11-E-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) and TO (Technology Overlay) zoning up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent with surrounding development and the slope analysis.


11-F-21-RZ Approved as Modified

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2.5 du/ac for approximately 64 acres of parcel 138 270 and a portion of parcel 138 274 on the east side of Sevierville Pike, approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 1 du/ac for approximately 95 acres of a portion of parcel 138 274 (See Exhibit A), subject to 1 condition: A total of 255 units on the total property with development concentrated on the flatter part of the property.


11-G-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


11-SC-21-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


12-A-21-OA Approved

Approve amendments to the Knoxville City code, Appendix B, Article 9 - Uses, to add drug treatment clinics as a permitted use in the C-G (General Commercial), C-H (Highway Commercial), C-R (Regional Commercial), O (Office) and OP (Office Park) Zoning Districts and to revise principal use standards for drug treatment clinics.


12-A-21-RZ Approved

Approve CB (Business and Manufacturing) zoning because it is an extension of existing CB zoning on this property and adjacent properties and is consistent with the existing development along E. Emory Rd.


12-A-21-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


12-A-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 61 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


12-B-20-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the March, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is a minor extension and is compatible with existing development.


12-B-21-SP Approved

Approve the Northwest County Sector Plan amendment to RR (Rural Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) because it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan.


12-B-21-SU Approved


12-B-21-UR Approved


12-C-20-SU Postponed

Postponed - heard at the March, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-C-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is compatible with the existing zoning and development pattern in the area.


12-C-21-UR Withdrawn


12-D-20-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the April, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-D-21-RZ Withdrawn


12-D-21-UR Approved as Modified

1. Approve per staff recommendation, with additional conditions related to the handout submitted by Mr. Murphy at the meeting: #7, installation of an opaque, 6 ft. fence; and to require a lighting plan to be submitted at the time of permitting that addresses #11 subitems a, b, c and d: a) house-side shields be installed on lights directly visible from adjacent residences; b) maximum vertical illuminance at the property lines be no more than 0.10 footcandles as calculated on vertical planes running parallel to the lighting boundary, with the normal to each plane oriented toward the property and perpendicular to the lighting boundary, extending from grade level to 33 feet (10 meters) above the height of the highest luminaire; c)maximum allowable horizontal illuminance levels at grade level around the pump islands and under field canopies to no more than 20 footcandles; d) maximum allowable horizontal illuminance levels at grade levels for parking lot and other areas to no more than 7.5 footcandles.


12-E-21-RZ Approved

Approve T (Transition) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and because the property is located in a transition area between residential and commercial development.


12-E-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 46 detached dwellings on individual lots and the reduction of the peripheral setback from 35 ft to 25 ft on the southern boundary line, subject to 1 condition.


12-F-21-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan designation for this area.


12-F-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for the 13 new (177 total) detached dwellings on individual lots and the reduction of the peripheral setback for Lots 108 and 109 from 35 ft to 15 ft, subject to 1 condition.


12-G-21-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the January, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


12-G-21-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 188 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


12-H-21-RZ Withdrawn


12-I-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2 du/ac because it is consistent with Northwest County Sector Plan and the Growth Policy Plan.


12-J-21-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is a minor extension and consistent with the Sector Plan.


12-K-21-RZ Approved

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


12-SA-21-C Approved

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions:


12-SA-21-F Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


12-SB-20-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2021 Planning Commission meeting


12-SB-21-C Approved

Approve the requested variance and the alternative design standard 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 8 conditions.


12-SB-21-F Approved

1. Approve the variance for a reduction in the lot width from 20 ft to 18 ft to be consistent with the rest of the development. 2. Approve the final plat including the use of an Alternative Design Standard for Alternative Access via a Permanent Cross Access Easement as shown on plat since it is consistent with the rest of this development that has been under development since the 1970s.


12-SC-21-C Approved

Approve the alternative design standard 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 will not create a traffic hazard. Approve the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions.


12-SC-21-F Postponed

Postponed - heard at the February, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


12-SD-21-C Approved

Approve alternative design standards 1-6 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 will not create a traffic hazard. Approve the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions.


12-SE-21-C Approved

Approve variances 1, 2, & 4 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 will not create a traffic hazard, and Deny variance #3. Approve the Concept Plan for the construction and platting of the roads only, subject to 8 conditions.


12-A-21-SNC Approved

Approve the name change of the portion of Venice Road between Sanders Road and Laurel Hill Road to Summer Bird Drive to eliminate confusion stemming from recurring intersections of Venice Road and Sanders Road.