January, 2022
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the January 13, 2022, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

CCTV Recording

Agenda Updates
Updates to the January, 2022 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 January, 2022 meeting

1-A-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance to reflect the name change of the Planning Commission by removing “Metropolitan” from the name in the Zoning Ordinance.


1-A-22-OB No Action

Commission Chair Pat Phillips announced he has appointed the following commissioners as members of the Executive Committee for calendar year 2022: Patrick Phillips, Chair Scott Smith, Vice Chair Jeff Roth (new) replaced Tamara Boyer Tim Hill Chris Ooten


1-A-22-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to the LDR (Low Density Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) land use classification because it is an extension of that land use class and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-A-22-RZ Approved

Approve RN-1 (Single-Family Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is an extension of zoning, and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-A-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a sliver of the western side of the Florida Street right-of-way between E. Jackson Avenue and Willow Avenue since it is needed for the multi-use stadium/mixed use planned development, subject to 2 conditions.


1-A-22-SP Approved

Approve the Northwest City Sector Plan amendment to the LDR (Low Density Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) land use classification because it is an extension of that land use class and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-A-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to amend the previously approved master sign plan to allow additional signs on the rear of the retail building and modify the sign location on the side of the building, subject to 3 conditions.


1-A-22-UR Approved

Approve the request to subdivide the property into 3 lots, subject to 3 conditions.


1-B-22-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to the MU-SD, MU-CC16 (Mixed Use Special District) land use classification because it is an extension of that land use classification and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-B-22-RZ Approved

Approve CA (General Business) and F (Floodway) zoning because it is an extension of CA zoning and is consistent with existing development along Maynardville Pike.


1-B-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a sliver of the southern side of the E. Jackson Avenue right-of-way between Patton Street and Florida Street, since it is needed for the multi-use stadium/mixed use planned development, subject to 2 conditions.


1-B-22-SP Approved

Approve the Southwest County Sector Plan Amendment to MU-SD SWCO-2 (Mixed Use Special District, South side of Westland Drive, West of I-140) because it provides for a more cohesive district at this intersection.


1-B-22-UR Approved

Approve the request to construct a duplex on each of the 2 lots, subject to 3 conditions.


1-C-22-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) because it is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-C-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a sliver of the northern side of the E. Jackson Avenue right-of-way between the southeastern corner of Parcel 095AM017 and a point located 239.76 feet to the west, since it is needed for the multi-use stadium/mixed use planned development, subject to 2 conditions.


1-C-22-SP Approved

Approve the Central City Sector Plan amendment to MU-SD, MU-CC16 (Mixed Use Special District) because it is an extension of the land use classification and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-C-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to reduce the peripheral setback from 25 feet to 18 feet, subject to 1 condition.


1-D-22-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is an extension of zoning and is consistent with the sector plan’s LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classification.


1-D-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a sliver of the northern side of the E. Jackson Avenue right-of-way between the southwestern corner of Parcel 095AM016 and a point located 217.59 feet to the east, since it is needed for the multi-use stadium/mixed use planned development, subject to 2 conditions.


1-D-22-SU Approved

Approve the special use subject to a code required easement that will satisfy [planning] staff and counsel.


1-E-22-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 9 du/ac because of the infrastructure improvements in the area and it is consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan.


1-E-22-SU Approved

Approve the development plan for a bank with approximately 5,488 sqft of floor area and a 5-lane drive-through facility, subject to 3 conditions.


1-E-22-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a multifamily development with up to 224 dwelling units, subject to 7 conditions.


1-F-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to expand the existing drive-through facility as proposed, subject to 7 conditions.


1-G-22-RZ Approved

Approve PC (Planned Commercial) zoning because it is complies with the recommended amendment to the sector plan and requires development plan review to ensure consistency within the district.


1-H-22-RZ Approved

Approve C-G-2 (General Commercial) because it is consistent with the sector plan and the one year plan.


1-I-22-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


1-J-22-RZ Approved

Approve I-MU (Industrial Mixed-Use) zoning because it is an extension of zoning and is compatible with the surrounding development.


1-L-22-RZ Approved

Approve PR zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the North County Sector Plan and surrounding residential development.


1-M-22-RZ Approved

Approve CB (Business and Manufacturing) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and existing development along E. Emory Rd.


1-SA-22-F Approved

Approve the variance to reduce the required utility and drainage easement from 10' to 0' as shown beneath retaining walls and dumpster enclosures.


1-A-22-WCF Approved as Modified


11-SC-21-C Approved

Approve the variance 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 6 conditions.



12-G-21-RZ Tabled

Approve SC (Shopping Center) zoning because it is a minor extension of the existing zoning.