November, 2019
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the November, 2019 Planning Commission meeting, including the final agenda, case files, and all correspondence for each case..

Agenda

Available 6 days prior to the meeting

The agenda contains maps, staff reports, site plans, correspondence and other supporting documents related to cases under consideration.

posted 11/7/2019, revised 11/14/2019

Agenda Updates

Updates to the November, 2019 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.
    Available Tuesday before the meeting
  • Additions, Changes, and Corrections
    Agenda updates, additional information, and public input are published beginning Tuesday afternoon before the meeting.
    Check this page frequently for updates
  • Agenda Review Meeting
    Commissioners meet to discuss the items to be heard at the monthly meeting.
    Open to the public.
    Scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on the Tuesday prior to the monthly meeting
  • Requests for Postponements / Withdrawals / Tablings
    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.
    Available the day of the Meeting

Public Comments

Actions from the November, 2019 meeting

3-A-19-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendment to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance, eliminating the last sentence in Section 6.80.04 (formerly 6.80.03) Authorization, Part A, stating that a planned development is not authorized in the rural area and instead adding that Planned Development is authorized in all zoning districts and parcels located in the Knox County planning area.


6-SA-19-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1 & 2 because the proposed variances meet the requirements of the TC-1 district and will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions.


7-A-19-UR Denied

DENY the use on review request for a duplex.


9-C-19-SNC Approved

The Planning Commission approved the street name change from Ginn Drive to Ginn Farm Drive.


10-B-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the parking lot expansion and relocation of the stormwater pond for Mt. Calvary Baptist Church as identified on the development plan, subject to 5 conditions.


10-D-19-UR Denied

DENY the request for additional parking in a more restrictive zone.


11-A-19-OA Denied

Denied


11-A-19-OB Other

1. THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE NOMINATED JANICE TOCHER AS CHAIR AND PATRICK PHILLIPS AS VICE-CHAIR FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR PLANNING COMMISSION OFFICERS. 2. COMMISSIONER GRAF NOMINATED PATRICK PHILLIPS AS CHAIR FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR PLANNING COMMISSION OFFICERS. 3. MOTION (CROWDER) AND SECOND (EASON) WERE MADE TO CEASE NOMINATIONS.


11-A-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission recommended approval of RA (Low Density Residential) zoning.


11-A-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for a restaurant with drive thru containing approximately 2,700 square feet of floor area and 470 square feet of patio, and the proposed sign plan, subject to 10 conditions.


11-B-19-OB Approved

Planning Commission moved that the sign ordinance not be amended to identify specific sign standards for the Institutional zoning district.


11-B-19-RZ Approved

Approve O (Office) Zoning District.


11-B-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 64 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


11-C-19-OB Approved

Planning Commission moved that the sign ordinance not be amended, and further recommends that this provision remain in the sign ordinance.


11-C-19-RZ Approved with Conditions

The Planning Commission approved RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) zoning for these parcels upon enactment of the new zoning code on January 1, 2020, subject to the condition that perimeter landscaping be installed around the parking pad per Section 12.5 of the new zoning ordinance, “Parking Lot Perimeter Landscape Yard”, because it is consistent with the sector plan designation of TDR (Traditional Neighborhood Residential).


11-C-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the request to increase the fooptrint of the existing garage to approximately 983 square feet, subject to 1 condition.


11-D-19-OB Approved

Approve the extension of the Concept Plan for Karns Valley Business Park (12-SC-17-C) for two years to December 14, 2021. pursuant to Section 2.07.F of the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


11-D-19-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning.


11-D-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 15 duplexes on individual lots for a total of 30 dwelling units, subject to 1 condition


11-E-19-RZ Approved

The Planning Commission approved C-6 (General Commercial Park District) zoning for this parcel since the use would not be detrimental to surrounding properties.


11-E-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a behavioral health hospital that is approximately 93,284 sqft of floor area with up to 138 beds and approximately 50'-6" tall, subject to 8 conditions.


11-F-19-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single-Family Residential Neighborhood Zoning District) zone district. (Applicant request RP-1 (Planned Residential)).


11-F-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 3 detached dwellings on individual lots subject to 5 conditions.


11-G-19-OB Approved

Approve the extension of the Concept Plan for 6702 Westland Drive (10-SA-17-C) for two years to November 9, 2021, pursuant to Section 2.07.F of the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


11-G-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 4 du/ac. (Applicant requested PR up to 5 du/ac)


11-G-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 39 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


11-H-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 5 du/ac.


11-H-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 24 detached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback to 25' along N Campbell Station Road, subject to 1 condition.


11-I-19-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 3 du/ac. (Applicant requested 4.5 du/ac).


11-I-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the front yard setback reduction from 35' to 30', subject to 1 condition.


11-SA-19-C Approved

APPROVE the concept plan subject to 9 conditions


11-SA-19-F Approved

Approve Variances 1-3 APPROVE Final Plat


11-SB-19-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-10 because the existing site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variances will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions:


11-SC-19-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1 and 2 because the existing site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions:


11-SD-19-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-3 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 11 conditions