November, 2022
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the November 10, 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 November, 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 November, 2022 meeting

8-E-22-RZ Postponed

Postponed - heard at the October, 2022 Planning Commission meeting


10-A-22-SC Postponed

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


10-B-22-PA Approved

Approve the one year plan amendment to SWMUD-2 (South Waterfront Mixed Use District 2) and HP (Hillside Protection) because is consistent with adjacent development.


10-B-22-RZ Approved

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone with a maximum density of 2 du/ac because it is consistent with surrounding development and the Growth Policy Plan.


10-B-22-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to RR (Rural Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) because the property meets the location criteria for RR and it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan.


10-C-22-RZ Postponed

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


10-C-22-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) and HP (Hillside Protection) because is consistent with adjacent development.


10-E-22-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan Amendment to MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) because it provides a transitional land use for the adjacent single family residential areas.


10-F-22-RZ Approved

Approve the RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is a minor extension of the adjacent zone district.


10-F-22-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) because it provides a transitional land use for the adjacent single family residential areas.


10-G-22-PA Approved

Approve the one year plan amendment to SWMUD-2 (South Waterfront Mixed Use District 2) and HP (Hillside Protection) because is consistent with adjacent development.


10-H-22-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to MDR/O (Medium Density Residential/Office) and HP (Hillside Protection) because is consistent with adjacent development.


10-I-22-RZ Approved

Approve RN-6 (Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it provides for a transitional land use for the adjacent single family residential areas and it located at the corner of an arterial and a collector within the Pellissippi Parkway corridor.


10-M-22-RZ Approved

Approve the RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it provides a transitional zone district.


10-SB-22-F Approved

Approve the variance request to reduce the minimum private right-of-way width requirement to 25 feet due to the existing flag stem preventing a wider right-of-way, and waive the requirement for a private right-of-way serving at least 6 lots to be named since it would causes other property owners whose properties are not a part of this plat to change their address.


11-A-22-AC Approved

Approve closure of the unnamed, unbuilt alley adjacent to parcels 070JE003 and 070JE002 between Buffat Mill Road and Fountain Park Boulevard, subject to any required easements, since it is not needed for access and staff has received no objections.


11-A-22-DP Postponed

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


11-A-22-OA Approved as Modified

Staff recommends that Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission recommend approval of the amendments to the Knox County Code, Article 3, adding Section 3.100, Temporary Uses, which includes use standards for Temporary Occupations of the recreational vehicle, camper or other non-permanent habitation, and to Article 6, adding Section 6.12, pertaining to Temporary Use Permit, and adding the following 2 revisions: 3.100.02.B.4. -- The requirement that the temporary unit is connected to water, electricity, and sewage disposal/sewer was added. [This was inadvertently deleted in the original draft.] 6.12.05.F. -- Replace "Habitable" with "Occupied". [This is for all temporary uses, not just temporary occupations.]


11-A-22-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to extend the MU-SD, SCO-3 (Mixed Use-Special District, Alcoa Highway Small Area Plan) land use classification to include the parcels shown on Exhibit A to make it consistent with the South County Sector Plan map.


11-A-22-PD Postponed

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


11-A-22-RZ Tabled


11-A-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of Pelham Road from its intersection with McCalla Road to the southwestern corner of parcel 071IA020, subject to any required easements, and to four conditions.


11-A-22-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to RR (Rural Residential) and HP (Hillside Protection) because the property meets the location criteria for RR and it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan.


11-A-22-SU Approved

Approve the request for a halfway house within an existing 10-unit apartment building, subject to two conditions.


11-A-22-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a duplex as identified on the development plan, subject to 2 conditions.


11-B-22-DP Withdrawn

Withdraw the development plan as requested by the applicant.


11-B-22-OA Approved

Staff recommends that Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission approve an amendment to the City of Knoxville Zoning Code, Article 9, Section 9.2, Use Matrix, Table 9-1, to add Research and Development as a special use in the General Commercial (C-G) Zoning Districts.


11-B-22-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zone because it is consistent with the surrounding development and sector plan.


11-B-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of McCalla Road from its southwest intersection with Pelham Rd to its northern terminus at Rutledge Pike, subject to any required easements, and to four conditions.


11-B-22-SP Approved

Approve the text amendment to the city properties in the South County Sector Plan, and the map amendment extending the MU-SD, SCO-3 (Mixed Use-Special District, Alcoa Highway Small Area Plan) land use classification to include the parcels shown on Exhibit A, because the amendments meet multiple criteria required for a sector plan amendment.


11-B-22-SU Approved

Approve the request for a drive-through facility in the C-G-1 zoning district, subject to 7 conditions.


11-B-22-UR Approved

Approve the request for a contractor’s storage yard with approximately 12,000 sq ft of outdoor storage area, subject to 6 conditions.


11-C-22-DP Approved

Approve the development plan for 253 multifamily apartments, subject to 5 conditions.


11-C-22-OA Postponed

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


11-C-22-RZ Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) because it is consistent with the sector plan and changing conditions in the area.


11-C-22-SC Approved

Approve closure of Walden Drive from its intersection with Gore Rd to its eastern terminus at the southeast corner of parcel 121BD031, subject to any required easements.


11-C-22-SP Approved

Approve the text amendment to the Knox County properties in the South County Sector Plan, and the map amendment extending the MU-SD, SCO-3 (Mixed Use-Special District, Alcoa Highway Small Area Plan) land use classification to include the parcels shown on Exhibit A, because the amendments meet multiple criteria required for a sector plan amendment.


11-C-22-SU Approved

Approve the proposed parking lot for Calvary Chapel of Knoxville as identified on the development plan, subject to 2 conditions.


11-C-22-UR Approved

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve the request for dog grooming facility as outlined in the plan of operations within a new accessory structure (364 sq ft), subject to 4 conditions.


11-D-22-DP Approved

Approve the development plan for an automotive repair shop with floor area of approximately 5,980 square feet with up to 10 bays, subject to 5 conditions.


11-D-22-RZ Approved as Modified

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 2 du/ac.


11-E-22-DP Approved

Approve the development plan for three single-family lots, subject to 3 conditions.





11-SA-22-C Postponed

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


11-SA-22-F Approved

1) Approve the variance to allow the remainder of the property being divided that is under separate ownership to not be included on the plat since it requires soil samples and the applicant is not the owner of the property to be sampled.


11-SB-22-C Withdrawn

Withdraw the concept plan as requested by the applicant.


11-SB-22-F Approved

Approve the variance requests to reduce the minimum driving surface width to 16 ft at most locations with pinch points at a narrower width to be determined by the Knox County Department of Codes Administration and Enforcement, and to increase the maximum slope allowed from 12% to 15%, since the access drive is existing and the plat is otherwise in compliance with the Subdivision Regulations.


11-A-22-SNC Approved

Approve the request to change the name of a portion of Mimosa Avenue to Kerbella Avenue.


11-A-22-WCF Approved