June, 2022
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the June 9, 2022, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Video Recording

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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

4-A-22-PD Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


4-E-22-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


4-SB-22-C Tabled

Table the concept plan as requested by the applicant.


4-SC-22-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


5-A-22-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


5-A-22-SP Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


5-SD-22-F Denied

Deny the variance to waive the requirement to dedicate right-of-way and reduce the curb radius needed because the conditions do not meet the variance requirements of the Subdivision Regulations and the applicant has created their own hardship. Deny the subdivision plat because it is not in compliance with the subdivision regulations.


5-SE-22-C Approved

Approve the requested variance based on the justifications provided by the applicant, the recommendations of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard. Approve the concept plan subject to 10 conditions.


6-A-22-AC Approved

Approve closure of the unnamed alley located from the northwest corner of parcel 094OC009 to its eastern terminus.


6-A-22-CP Approved as Modified

. Approve the Alcoa Highway Corridor Study amending the Knoxville-Knox County General Plan 2033 and the South County Sector Plan excluding the 1.2 acre triangular piece of property at the entrance to Martha Washington Heights [Parcel ID 122OJ005] from the expansion of the MU-SD, SCO-3 land use designation.


6-A-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of an amendment to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 9.2 Use Matrix Table 9-1 to add Dwelling-Townhouse as a permitted use in the Industrial Mixed-Use (I-MU) Zoning District.


6-A-22-OB No Action

No Action taken.


6-A-22-RZ Approved

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


6-A-22-SC Approved

Approve closure from the southeast corner of parcel 093FC036 to its eastern terminus to provide additional land for development, subject to 1 condition.


6-A-22-SP Denied

Deny the sector plan amendment to MDR (Medium Density Residential) because it does not meet the location criteria, or the requirements for an amendment.


6-A-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to reduce the peripheral setback from 25-ft to 8-ft, subject to 2 conditions.


6-A-22-UR Approved as Modified

Approve the request to reduce the front yard setback from 35' to 28' for a garage expansion, subject to conditions #1 and #2.


6-B-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of an amendment to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 16.6.E, to allow for administrative approval of applications for Level 1 Certificates of Appropriateness, for limited projects which meet the adopted design guidelines for the property.


6-B-22-OB Approved

Approve the FY 2023 Operating Budget for Knoxville-Knox County Planning.


6-B-22-RZ Approved

Approve C-N (Neighborhood Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with sector plan and one year plan.


6-B-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a portion of Donald Lee Derrickson Avenue between the southeast corner of parcel 094OC018 and the western edge of parcels 094OC009 and 094OC031.


6-B-22-SP Denied

Deny the sector plan amendment to GC (General Commercial) because it is not compatible with the adjacent residential neighborhood.


6-B-22-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


6-C-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of an amendment to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 9.2 Use Matrix Table 9-1 to add Cultural Facility as a special use in the following zoning districts: RN-1, RN-2, RN-3, RN-4, RN-5, RN-6, RN-7.


6-C-22-RZ Approved

Approve RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan.


6-C-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a portion of N. Twenty Third St. between its intersection with Donald Lee Derrickson Ave. and Euclid Ave. and its northern terminus.


6-C-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to convert the existing single-family dwelling into a two-family dwelling, subject to 3 conditions.


6-C-22-UR Approved

Approve the proposed parking lot expansion, subject to 3 conditions.


6-D-22-OA Approved as Modified

Approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 2.3, Definitions, subject to also amending Article 9.2 Use Matrix Table 9-1 to change Animal Care Facility – Small Animal from a permitted use to a special use in the CN (Neighborhood Commercial) zoning district.


6-D-22-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent the surrounding development.


6-D-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of a portion of Chimney Top Lane between its original terminus and a point 65.17 ft. to the southwest to support construction of the berm along Pellissippi Parkway, subject to 3 conditions.


6-D-22-SU Approved

Approve the request for an addition to convert a single family dwelling into a two-family dwelling in the RN-1 zone, subject to 2 conditions.


6-D-22-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for a multifamily development with up to 315 dwelling units, subject to ten conditions.


6-E-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 2.4.N.3.c -Sign Measurement, to correct language to reference detached signs subject to the provisions of Section 13.9.F, instead of 13.9.C.


6-E-22-RZ Approved

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


6-E-22-SU Approved

Approve the request to redevelop a portion of the site to a gas convenience store with 12 fueling positions in the C-G-1 zone, subject to 3 conditions.


6-E-22-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for up to 59 attached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


6-F-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 9.3.A1.1, Principal Use Standards Associated with Animal Care Facility – Small Animal, Animal Breeder, and Kennel, to remove the wording “five or more dogs and/or cats” and replacing it with the word “animal” and by adding language requiring boarding facilities to provide certification of compliance with Chapter 18-Noise; Section 18.3 – Standards of the City Code of Ordinances.


6-F-22-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan.


6-F-22-UR Approved

Approve the development plan for an RV maintenance facility with approximately 38,000 sqft of floor area, subject to 6 conditions.


6-G-22-OA Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


6-G-22-RZ Approved

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


6-G-22-UR Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


6-H-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 10.3.A.3.d, General Regulations for Accessory Structures, to provide requirements on how accessory structure may be located in a through lot.


6-H-22-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 4 du/ac because it is consistent with the sector plan.


6-I-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 11, as proposed in the enclosed memorandum, dated May 19, 2022, from the City’s Plans Review & Building Inspections Division.


6-J-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 13.6.G.1, Standards for Specific Sign Types, to read, “Changeable price signs are limited to parcels with a minimum of 250 feet of frontage on the street where the property is addressed.


6-J-22-RZ Denied

Deny CA (General Business) zoning because it is not compatible with the adjacent residential neighborhood.


6-K-22-OA Approved as Modified

Leave uses on review with appeal to the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA); To provide clarification that a development/concept plan (as part of the PR [Planned Residential] zone) cannot be appealed to the BZA; To remove County Commission as an appeal body for all other things.


6-K-22-RZ Approved

Approve I-MU (Industrial Mixed-Use) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan.


6-SA-22-C Approved

Approve the requested variances and alternative design standards based on the justifications provided by the applicant, the recommendations of the Knox County Engineering and Public Works, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard. Approve the concept plan subject to 12 conditions.


6-SB-22-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


6-SC-22-C Approved

Approve the requested variance and alternative design standards based on the justifications provided by the applicant, the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard. Approve the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions.


6-SD-22-C Postponed

Postponed - heard at the July, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


6-SE-22-C Approved

Approve the Concept Plan, subject to six conditions.


6-SF-22-C Approved

Approve the requested variances and alternative design standards based on the justifications provided by the applicant, the recommendations of the Knox County Engineering and Public Works, and the proposal will not create a safety hazard. Approve the concept plan subject to 12 conditions.


10-A-22-SC Postponed

Postponed - to be heard at the December, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


10-C-22-RZ Postponed

Postponed - to be heard at the December, 2022 Planning Commission meeting