July, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the July 9, 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 7/2/2020, revised 7/9/2020

Agenda Updates

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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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

6-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE the applicant's request to remove the sidewalk condition (condition #3) of the Concept Plan approval of January 12, 2017, and replace it with the following condition as recommended by staff:


7-A-20-AC Approved

Approved closure of the undeveloped right-of-way off of W. Blount Avenue that runs along the southern property line of parcel 108 E B 026, subject to any required easements, since it is undeveloped and staff has received no objections.


7-A-20-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to Article 9.3.AA of the City of Knoxville Zoning Code to make the terminology for enclosed self-storage facilities consistent.


7-A-20-OB Approved

APPROVE the extension of the Concept Plan for the Legends at Washington Pike subdivision (8-SC-18-C) for two years to August 11, 2022 pursuant to Section 2.07.F of the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


7-A-20-PA Approved

Approve the O (Office) designation since it is consistent with the surrounding development.


7-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 du/ac because it is consistent with the recommended Rural Residential plan amendment. (Applicant requested PR up to 3 du/ac).


7-A-20-SC Approved

Approved closure of Nelson Avenue, subject to any required easements, because staff has received no objections and it will enable redevelopment of this area.


7-A-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #7-A-20-SP amending the South County Sector Plan to RR (Rural Residential) because of changing conditions in the area warranting amendment of the land use plan per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


7-A-20-SU Withdrawn

Withdrawn prior to publication


7-B-20-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to Articles 12.4.A.4, 12.4.B (Table 12-1) and 12.5.A. of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance clarifying language for Landscape Design Standards and Parking Lot Perimeter Landscape Yard.


7-B-20-OB Approved

Pat Phillips was elected chair though December 2020; Scott Smith was elected Vice Chair though December 2020


7-B-20-RZ Approved

Approved C-H-2 zoning because is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Plan and is compatible with surrounding development.


7-B-20-SC Approved

Approved closure of S. Bell Street, subject to any required easements, because staff has received no objections and it will enable redevelopment of this area.


7-B-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #7-B-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to O (Office) because it is adjacent to existing O (Office) and consistent with the surrounding development per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


7-B-20-SU Approved

Approve the request for a residential care facility of approximately 7,087 square feet, subject to 5 conditions.


7-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 6 detached and 93 attached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 2 conditions.


7-C-20-OB Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to Knoxville-Knox County Planning Employee Handbook as presented by staff.


7-C-20-PA Approved

Approve the MDR (Medium Density Residential) designation because is compitable with the surrounding development.


7-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with the East County Sector Plan designation of LDR (Low Density Residential).


7-D-20-PA Approved

Approved the GC (General Commercial) designation since it is compatible with surrounding development and is consistent with the One Year Plan's location criteria for the GC designation.


7-D-20-RZ Approved

Approve O (Office) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development.


7-D-20-SP Denied

Denied the GC (General Commercial) designation since it does not meet the criteria for sector plan amendments, is not compatible with the area, and could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties.


7-D-20-UR Approved


7-E-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #7-E-20-SP amending the South City Sector Plan to MDR (Medium Density Residential) because consistent with the surrounding development pattern per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


7-E-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for 5 carport structures at an existing apartment complex as identified on the development plan and the reduction of the peripheral setback from 35' to 20' along the Snyder Road frontage, subject to 4 conditions.


7-F-20-RZ Denied

Denied CA (General Business) zoning because it is not consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan designation and could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties.


7-F-20-SP Approved

Approved the GC (General Commercial) designation since it is consistent with surrounding development.


7-G-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-3 zoning because it is compatible with the surrounding development and consistent with the recommended plan amendment to MDR (Medium Density Residential). (Applicant requested RN-4).


7-H-20-RZ Approved

Approved C-G-1 (General Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development.


7-I-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 5 du/ac and F (Floodway) because it is consistent with the sector plan designation of MDR (Medium Density Residential) and SP (Stream Protection) for this area.


7-SA-20-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.


7-SB-20-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-3 because topographic constraints and site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the alternate design standard based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 4 conditions.


7-SD-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1 and alternative design standards 1-4 because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variance and alternative design standards will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


8-A-20-WCF Approved