May, 2023
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the May 11, 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 May, 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 May, 2023, meeting

2-SB-23-C Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variance and alternative design standard based on the justification provided by the applicant and recommendations of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering.

Approve the concept plan subject to 17 conditions (includes 2


4-D-23-SU Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a drive-through facility in the C-G-1 zoning district, subject to 6 conditions.


4-SB-23-C Approved with Conditions

Approve the concept plan subject to 12 conditions.


4-M-23-RZ Approved

Approve RN-6 (Multi-Family Residential Neighborhood) and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and compatible with surrounding development.


5-A-23-OB Approved

Staff recommends approval of the City of Knoxville Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2024-2029.


5-B-23-OB Approved

Nominating committee chair Pat Phillips announced the slate of officers for the 2023-2034 term: Chair: Tim Hill
Vice Chair: Chris Ooten


5-A-23-SU Withdrawn

Withdraw the application as requested by the applicant.


5-A-23-RZ Approved

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


5-B-23-SU Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the Special Use for a drive through facility in the C-G-1 zone, subject to 5 conditions.


5-SA-23-C Postponed

Postponed - to be heard at the June, 2023 Planning Commission meeting


5-B-23-RZ Approved

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


5-C-23-SU Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for one drive-through lane for a bank, subject to 6 conditions.


5-C-23-RZ Approved

Approve the OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) zone since it is consistent with the sector plan's MU-SD, NWCO-10 (Mixed Use-Special District, Schaad Road/Oak Ridge Highway Crossroads) land use designation.


5-A-23-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment to the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it provides a transitional land use between adjacent commercial and single family land uses.


5-D-23-RZ Approved

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone with up to 6 du/ac because it is consistent with surrounding development, subject to one condition.


5-E-23-SU Approved with Conditions

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


5-D-23-SU Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the Special Use for a market garden in the RN-2 zone, subject to 3 conditions.


5-SD-23-C Approved with Conditions

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

Approve the concept plan subject to 11 conditions.


5-D-23-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for an indoor pickleball facility with an approximately 14,600 square foot floor area, subject to 3 conditions.


5-A-23-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a contractor's storage yard with approximately 1,200 sq-ft of outdoor storage area, subject to 5 conditions, with a 6th condition added at the meeting.


5-B-23-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for 12 regularly attending children of preschool age and 3 children of elementary school age [irregular attendance], subject to the 4 conditions.


5-E-23-RZ Approved

Approve the RA (Low Density Residential) zone for the entire parcel as RA would require larger, uniform lots.


5-F-23-SU Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for an outdoor storage yard as a secondary use, subject to 5 conditions.


5-SC-23-C Approved with Conditions

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

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 5 conditions


5-C-23-DP Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a detached residential subdivision with up to 39 lots and reduction of the peripheral setback to 25 ft along the east and west property lines, except for the portions of lots 25-28 identified on plan sheet CC1, subject t


5-E-23-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a self-service storage facility with approximately 110,500 square feet of floor area, subject to 6 conditions.


5-C-23-UR Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a drop-in child day care center with a floor area of 3,080 square feet, subject to 4 conditions.


5-SB-23-C Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variances and alternative design standard based on the justification provided by the applicant and recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works.

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions.


5-A-23-DP Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for up to 96 attached residential dwellings on individual lots for Phase 2 of the Brakebill Road Subdivision, subject to 3 conditions.


5-B-23-DP Postponed

Postponed - to be heard at the June, 2023 Planning Commission meeting


5-F-23-RZ Approved

Approve the O (Office) zone because it is consistent with the sector plan and with the surrounding development.


5-A-23-SC Approved

Approve the request to close Opal Avenue, subject to retaining all easements, since staff has received no objections and closure would not adversely affect surrounding properties.


5-C-23-OB Approved

Approve pet training as a permitted use in the SC (Shopping Center) zone.


5-A-23-OA Approved

Staff recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 11.1.B, Required Parking for Renovation of Existing Buildings and Change of Use, removing the 50% rule that creates an undue burden on redevelopment in areas


5-B-23-OA Approved

Approve amendments as requested.


5-A-23-HPB Approved


5-B-23-HPB Approved


5-C-23-HPB Approved


5-D-23-HPB Approved


5-E-23-HPB Approved


5-F-23-HPB Approved