APPROVE the development plan for an 80 seat place of worship with approximately 1,748 sq. ft. of floor area, subject to 7 conditions.
1. Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance, including but not limited to Article 12 (Landscape) and Article 13 (Signs). 2. Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering. 3. Submitting verification of sight distance for review and approval by the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering during permit review. 4. Widening Mars Hill Road to a minimum width of 20' from the proposed driveway to N. Gallaher View Drive, or as otherwise required by the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering. 5. Installing a sidewalk from the building's main entrance to the public sidewalk (greenway) along N. Gallaher View Road in accordance with Article 11.6.G.2 (Design of Off-Street Parking Facilities) of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance. 6. Installing all required landscaping within six months of issuance of the occupancy permit. 7. The retaining walls are to be constructed of Belgard masonry block or equivalent material with a similar textured finish. With the conditions noted, this plan meets the requirements for approval in the RN-2 District, and the other criteria for approval of a special use.
651 Mars Hill Rd.
East of Gallaher View Rd., south & west of Mars Hill Rd.
Council District 2Size
Land Use LDR (Low Density Residential) & SP (Stream Protection)Growth Plan