January, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the January, 2020 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 1/3/2020, revised 1/8/2020

Agenda Updates

Updates to the January, 2020 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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 January, 2020 meeting

1-A-20-AC Approved

Approve closure of the unnamed alley off of Jade Road, subject to any required easements, since it is undeveloped and staff has received no objections.


1-A-20-SC Approved

Approve closure of the unimproved portion of Autumn Creek Drive, subject to any required easements, since the right-of-way is unimproved and staff has received no objections to this request.


1-A-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the requested garage apartment in the RA zone, subject to 2 conditions.


1-B-20-OB Approved

RECOMMEND that City Council approve the amendments to the Downtown Knoxville Design Guidelines as recommended by the Downtown Design Review Board and Planning staff.


1-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve the RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) Zoning District because it is consistent with the sector plan and allows construction of needed small scale housing.


1-B-20-SC Approved

Approve closure of the unimproved portion of Glen Creek Road, subject to any required easements, since the right-of-way is unimproved and staff has received no objections to this request.


1-B-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #1-B-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) due to trends in population growth in the sector, per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


1-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a restaurant with drive thru containing approximately 4,860 square feet of floor area and 375 square feet of patio, subject to 9 conditions.


1-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) / TO (Technology Overlay) up to 5 du/ac, which is consistent with the requested LDR (Low Density Residential) sector plan designation and the surrounding zoning. (Applicant requested up to 5 du/ac).


1-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for 3 duplexes with each duplex on an individual lot, subject to 3 conditions.


1-D-20-RZ Approved

Approve I (Industrial), which is consistent with the MU-SD (NCO-5) sector plan designation.


1-D-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 25 detached and attached dwellings on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback to 25 ft, subject to 1 condition.


1-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 133 attached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


1-F-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the reduction of the required front yard setback for this lot from 25 feet to 15 feet, subject to 3 conditions.


1-G-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a behavioral health hospital that is approximately 50,000 sqft of floor area with up to 64 beds, subject to 7 conditions.


1-H-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 15 detached dwellings on individual lots and reduction of the peripheral setback from 35' to 25 feet for lots 1-2 and to 30 feet for lots 7-9 as identified on the Concept Plan, subject to 1 condition.


1-I-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 70 detached residential dwellings on individual lots subject to 1 condition.


1-J-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for an office/warehouse facility with approximately 32,650 square feet, subject to the following 7 conditions.


1-K-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for an approximate 12,700 square foot addition to the existing assisted living facility with 20 additional units (50 total units), subject to the following 5 conditions:


1-SB-20-C Approved

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 conditions:


1-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-5 and waiver 1 because the site's topography and shape restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances and waiver will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


1-SD-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions:


1-SE-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1 and 2 and waiver 1 because the site's topography and shape restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances and waiver will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions.


2-A-19-SP Withdrawn

WITHDRAW at the request of the applicant.


2-D-19-RZ Withdrawn

WITHDRAW at the request of the applicant.


10-A-19-PD Postponed

WITHDRAW as requested by the applicant.


11-A-19-AC Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved withdrawal of this item per the applicant's request at the meeting.


11-E-19-OB Approved

Approve the amendments to the Bylaws, to take effect on January 1, 2020 and to supersede previous versions.


11-F-19-OB Approved

APPROVE consideration of amendments to Appendix A and Appendix B of the Administrative Rules and Procedures of Knoxville-Knox County Planning (previously known as Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission- MPC).


12-A-19-OA Approved

APPROVE the draft ordinance amendment making minor revisions to the new City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance; specifically changing the wording from “should” to “shall” in section 8.2.A and adding language stating that the area may be composed of many lots with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet.


12-A-19-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning.


12-A-19-SP Approved

Adopt resolution 12-A-19-SP amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) due to the change of conditions in the development of the area and to be consistent with the existing development pattern.


12-C-19-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 4 detached dwellings on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


12-G-19-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAWN at the request of the applicant


12-SB-19-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions:


12-SE-19-C Withdrawn

WITHDRAWN at the request of the applicant


12-SF-19-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 because the existing site conditions and topography restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations, and the proposed variance will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the concept plan subject to 12 conditions: