Concept PlanRelated Case(s)
Yes - SF
APPROVE variances 1-3 and waiver 1 because topographic constraints and site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variances will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the concept plan subject to the 9 cond
1. Meeting all applicable requirements of the Knox County Dept. of Engineering and Public Works. 2. Connection to sanitary sewer and meeting any other relevant requirements of the utility provider. 3. Provision of street names which are consistent with the Uniform Street Naming and Addressing System in Knox County (Ord. 91-1-102). 4. Installation of 2 different evergreen trees as indicated on the development plan. A landscaping plan must be provided to Planning staff for review and approval before Design Plan approval. Trees should be selected from the City of Knoxville's Tree List. A final plat application will not be accepted for reviewed by Planning staff until this landscaping is installed or posting a bond with the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works to guarantee such installation. 5. Sight distance geometry and easement for Curve #2 on Road B to be worked out with Knox Count Dept. of Engineering and Public Works in order to maintain 150 ft of sight distance around the entire curve. 6. Internal private road speed limit to be reduced to 15 mph per Note #11 on site plan. 7. Following design plan approval and prior to the submission of the final plat to the Planning Commission for review, conducting a preliminary site grading/stripping of the property under the supervision of an archaeologist to assure that any unmarked graves on the site are left undisturbed in regards to the Curd Cemetery location as noted on KGIS. A location of a cemetery is marked on a recorded plat for Mendonhall Estates, but it is unclear if this cemetery is the Curd Cemetery, related to the Historic Curd House adjoining this property. The preliminary site grading/stripping investigation area shall include the proposed right-of-way for Road A and B (See attached Concept Plan) and lots 4-7. The timing and details of the preliminary site grading/stripping is subject to the approval of Knox County Dept. of Engineering and Public Works. Submit a report on the results of the preliminary site grading/stripping from the archaeologists to Planning staff for review and approval prior to any further site alteration. If any grave sites are discovered on this parcel, Planning staff will determine if any expansion of the preliminary grading/stripping area is needed, what modifications to the concept plan will be required, and if the concept plan will have to be resubmitted to the Planning Commission for approval. 8. Prior to certification of the final plat for the subdivision, establishing a property owners association that will be responsible for maintenance of all common areas, amenities, private road maintenance, and stormwater/drainage facilities. 9. Submitting to Planning staff prior to final plat review by the Planning Commission or Planning staff, the certification of design plan approval form as required by the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.