March, 2023
Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission

Below is the monthly archive for the March 9, 2023, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Video Recording

Agenda Updates
Updates to the March, 2023 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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
March, 2023, meeting

1-F-22-UR
Withdrawn

1-A-23-UR
Postponed

Postponed to the April, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

1-D-23-RZ
Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is located on an arterial near a commercial node and is consistent with the sector plan.

1-E-23-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a residential subdivision with up to 86 detached dwellings on individual lots and reduction of the 35-ft peripheral setback to 25-ft for lots 8, 10, 22, 23, 63-69, and the Beeler Road frontage of lots 84-86, as shown on

1-E-23-RZ
Approved

Approve RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is located on an arterial near a commercial node and is consistent with the sector plan.

1-SF-23-C
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variance and alternative design standard based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 13 conditions.

2-A-23-OB
Approved

Planning recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations as identified in Attachment 1.

2-A-23-RZ
Approved

2-C-23-SU
Postponed

Postponed to the April, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

2-SB-23-C
Postponed

Postponed to the May, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

3-A-23-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for 1 detached dwelling, subject to 1 condition.

3-A-23-HPB
Approved

3-A-23-OB
Approved

Approve the Level III Alternative Compliance Review, subject to three conditions.

3-A-23-OYP
Approved

Knoxville-Knox County Planning staff recommend approval of the 2023 One Year Plan.

3-A-23-RZ
Approved

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

3-A-23-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close Henry Chiles Street, subject to 2 conditions, since staff has received no objections and closure would not adversely affect surrounding properties.

3-A-23-SP
Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to MDR (Medium Density Residential) and HP (Hillside Proteection) the development in the area.

3-A-23-SU
Withdrawn

Applicant has requested withdrawal.

3-A-23-UR
Approved with Conditions

Approve the use permitted on review for four duplexes on individual lots, subject to 4 conditions.

3-B-23-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a residential subdivision with up to 3 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 4 conditions.

3-B-23-HPB
Approved

3-B-23-OB
Approved

Approve a car wash business as a permitted use in the SC (Shopping Center) zone.

3-B-23-RZ
Approved

Approve RN-5 (General Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and provides a transition of land use intensities.

3-B-23-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close a portion of Anderson Drive from its intersection with Henry Chiles Street to its western terminus, subject to 2 conditions, since staff has received no objections and closure would not adversely affect surrounding propertie

3-B-23-SP
Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is an extension of this land use class and the property meets the location criteria in the Northwest County Sector Plan.

3-B-23-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for an independent living facility in the O zoning district, subject to 2 conditions.

3-C-23-DP
Approved With Conditions

Approve the development plan for a car wash business in the SC (Shopping Center) zone, subject to 4 conditions.

3-C-23-HPB
Approved

3-C-23-RZ
Approved with Conditions

Approve the RB (General Residential) zone because it is consistent with the sector plan and surrounding development supports more residential intensity, subject to 2 conditions.

3-C-23-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for four duplexes on individual lots in the RN-2 zoning district, subject to 2 conditions.

3-C-23-UR
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested restaurant with a drive-through facility that is approximately 1,820 square feet, subject to 7 conditions.

3-D-23-DP
Denied

Deny the request for one (1) detached dwelling and reduction of the 35 ft peripheral setback to 30 ft along the Nubbin Ridge Rd frontage and to 15 ft for the rear setback, based on the recommendation to deny the minimum sight distance variances with the

3-D-23-RZ
Approved

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

3-D-23-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a duplex in the RN-2 zoning district, subject to 2 conditions.

3-D-23-UR
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to expand the existing self-service storage facility by approximately 44,600 square feet of floor area in the CA (General Business) zone, subject to 6 conditions.

3-E-23-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a multi-family development with up to 72 dwelling units, subject to 3 conditions.

3-E-23-HPB
Approved

3-E-23-UR
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for up to 14 overnight accommodations (total) for the Ancient Lore Village rural retreat, as shown on the development plan, subject to 9 conditions.

3-F-23-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a residential subdivision with up to 2 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 3 conditions.

3-F-23-RZ
Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 12 du/ac because it is consistent with surrounding zoning and the property?s current zone allows the same density.

3-G-23-HPB
Approved

3-G-23-RZ
Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning because it is a minor extension of zoning from all four directions and is consistent with the surrounding development and sector plan.

3-H-23-RZ
Approved

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

3-I-23-RZ
Approved with Conditions

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) zoning because it provides a transitional buffer between commercial and low density residential uses and is consistent with the sector plan, subject to one (1) condition.

3-J-23-RZ
Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-family Residential) zoning because it is located on an arterial near a school and a commercial node and is consistent with the sector plan.

3-K-23-RZ
Approved

Approve the RP (Rural Preservation) zone because it is consistent with the sector plan and rural land uses in the area.

3-L-23-RZ
Approved

Approve the RB (General Residential) zone because it is consistent with the sector plan and surrounding development.

3-M-23-RZ
Approved with Conditions

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 7 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding area subject to 3 conditions:

3-N-23-RZ
Approved

Approve INST (Institutional) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan.

3-SA-23-C
Approved

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 5 conditions.

3-SA-23-F
Postponed

Postponed to the April, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

3-SB-23-C
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested alternative design standard based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 6 conditions.

3-SC-23-C
Denied

Deny variances 1 & 2 to reduce the minimum sight distance for new lots because it will create a unsafe condition, as recommended by Knox County Engineering and Public Works.

Deny the request to remove condition #1 from the concept plan approval 10-S

3-SD-23-C
Approved

Approve the requested alternative design standards based on the justifications provided by the applicant and the recommendations of Knox County Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the concept plan subject to 9 conditions.

4-A-23-SU
Postponed

Postponed to the July, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

7-A-23-DP
Postponed

Postponed to the October, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

7-SB-23-C
Postponed

Postponed to the September, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

7-SC-23-C
Postponed

Postponed to the October, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

8-A-23-SU
Postponed

Postponed to the September, 2023 Planning Commission meeting

3-A-24-OA