February, 2024
Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission

Below is the monthly archive for the February 8, 2024, Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case.

Agenda

Minutes

Video Recording

Agenda Updates
Updates to the February, 2024 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Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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
February, 2024, meeting

1-A-23-MH

11-B-23-OB
Approved

Planning recommends approval of amendments to the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations as identified in Attachment 1 with an effective date of April 1, 2024.

12-B-23-SU
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

12-E-23-DP
Postponed

Postponed to the February, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

12-G-23-DP
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

12-SE-23-C
Postponed

Postponed to the February, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

12-SF-23-C
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

1-A-24-SP
Approved

Approve the LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classification for the AG (Agricultural) designated portion of the parcel because it is compatible with surrounding development and is an extension of this classification.

1-B-24-RZ
Approved with Conditions

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 3 du/ac, with the condition that development be limited to the disturbed area as shown on the 2020 KGIS aerial image from the southern edge of the disturbance to the northern property line at Heiskell Road

1-B-24-SP
Approved

Approve the O (Office) and LDR (Low Density Residential) land use classifications, as specified in the exhibit map, because they are minor extensions that are compatible with surrounding development. The HP (Hillside Protection) and SP (Stream Protectio

1-C-24-PA
Approved

Approve the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is consistent with changing conditions in the area. The HP (Hillside Protection) area would be retained.

1-D-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) zone and the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 5 du/ac, as specified in the exhibit map, because they are minor extensions that are compatible with surrounding development.

1-E-24-SP
Approved

Approve the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is consistent with changing conditions in the area. The HP (Hillside Protection) area would be retained.

1-I-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) district because it is consistent with changing conditions in the area and is more compatible with surrounding development. The HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) would be retained.

1-SC-24-F
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

2-A-24-AC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close the unnamed alley from its southern terminus to the south side of W Fourth Avenue, subject to two conditions, since closure will not adversely impact surrounding properties.

AP2-A-24-CP
Automatic Postponement

Applicant requested postponement based on AP eligibitly

2-A-24-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for up to 55 attached houses on individual lots and a peripheral setback reduction as described in the staff comments and shown on the development plan, subject to 4 conditions.

2-A-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) district because it is consistent with the sector plan and compatible with surrounding development.

2-A-24-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close Arthur Street from the southeast side of May Avenue to the northeast side of Marion Street, since closure will not adversely impact surrounding properties, subject to two conditions.

2-A-24-SNC
Approved as Modified

Approve the name change from Old Tazewell Pike to Corinth Church Lane.

2-A-24-SP
Approved

Approve the RR (Rural Residential) land use classification because is consistent with the surrounding area. The HP (Hillside Protection) area would be retained.

2-A-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a two-family dwelling in the RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) district, subject to 3 conditions.

2-B-24-DP
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

2-B-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the I-MU (Industrial Mixed-Use) district because it is consistent with the sector plan and compatible with surrounding development.

2-B-24-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close Clark Street from its intersection with Richards Street to its southern terminus since the closure would not adversely affect the surrounding properties, subject to two conditions.

AP2-B-24-SP
Automatic Postponement

Applicant requested postponement based on AP eligibitly

2-B-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a reduction of the peripheral setback in the former RP-1 district from 25 ft to 19.5 ft for the subject property, subject to 4 conditions.

2-C-24-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for up to 91 attached houses on individual lots, subject to 3 conditions.

2-C-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 1.5 du/ac because it is consistent with the sector plan and appropriate given the environmental constraints on the property.

2-C-24-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close Richards Street from the southeast side of May Avenue to W Fifth Avenue since closure would not adversely affect surrounding properties, subject to three conditions.

2-C-24-SP
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

AW2-C-24-SU
Automatic Withdrawal

Applicant requested withdrawal based on AW eligibitly

2-D-24-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for up to 111 detached houses on individual lots and a reduction of the periphery boundary setback from 35 ft to 20 ft for lots 1, 15, 16, 28, and 29, and to 25 ft for the remainder of the development, as shown, subject to 1

2-D-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone with up to 2.99 du/ac zone because it is consistent with the surrounding area.

2-D-24-SC
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request to close the southern right-of-way of Barber Street between Gertrude Avenue and Susanne Avenue since closure would not adversely affect surrounding properties, subject to one condition.

2-D-24-SP
Approved

Approve the MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use classification because it is consistent with the intent and location criteria of the classification.

2-D-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for up to 49 multi-family dwelling units, subject to 3 conditions.

2-E-24-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for an additional 4 lots, subject to 5 conditions.

AP2-E-24-RZ
Automatic Postponement

Applicant requested postponement based on AP eligibitly

2-E-24-SP
Approved

Approve the RR (Rural Residential) land use classification because it is in character with the surrounding agricultural and rural residential area.

2-E-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a two-family dwelling in the RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) district, subject to 3 conditions.

2-F-24-DP
Approved with Conditions

Approve the development plan for a 9-unit townhome development, subject to 6 conditions.

2-F-24-RZ
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

2-F-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for an open pavilion at a place of worship in the RN-1 (Single-Family Residential) district, subject to 3 conditions.

2-G-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the AG (General Agriculture) District because it is consistent with the sector plan. The HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) would be retained.

2-G-24-SU
Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a two-family dwelling in the RN-1 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood) district, subject to 3 conditions.

2-H-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the CA (General Commercial) zone because it is consistent with the sector plan and surrounding development. The TO (Technology Overlay) zone would be retained.

2-I-24-RZ
Approved with Conditions

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent with the sector plan and surrounding development, subject to one condition.

2-J-24-RZ
Approved

Approve the PR (Planned Residential) zone up to 2 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development and a minor extension of the zone.

2-K-24-RZ
Postponed

Postponed to the March, 2024 Planning Commission meeting

2-SA-24-C
Approved with Conditions

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

Approve the Concept Plan subject to 6 conditions.

AW2-SA-24-F
Automatic Withdrawal

Applicant requested withdrawal based on AW eligibitly

2-SB-24-C
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variance to reduce the minimum intersection separation between Road "A" and Bakertown Rd from 300' to 150' based on the following evidence of hardship.
A. Reduction of the distance between the intersections was requested based on

2-SC-24-C
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variance to reduce the minimum vertical curve K value from 25 to 20 on Sweetwater Way at VPI STA 7+09.58.
a. The request to reduce the vertical curve K value is due to the rolling ridges with steep slopes and exposed shallow rock.

2-SD-24-C
Approved with Conditions

Approve the requested variance to reduce the minimum intersection spacing along Twin Oak Lane, between the centerlines of Road 'V' and Road 'W', from 125 ft to 81.96 ft, based on the following evidence of hardship.
a. The irregular shape and width of t

4-L-24-RZ