September, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the September 10, 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 9/3/2020, revised 9/9/2020

Agenda Updates

Updates to the September, 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
    N/A
  • 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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 September, 2020 meeting

4-A-20-OA Approved

APPROVE the draft amendments to Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, to Articles 1.4, 3.1, 14.1, 14.2, and 16.2 to address transition rules associated with previously approved planned districts.


4-E-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


4-F-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution #4-F-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


5-A-20-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendments to Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 13.9.E to address limitations on the maximum sign area in the Office Park (OP).


5-SB-20-C Tabled

TABLE the concept plan as requested by the applicant.


7-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 174 detached residential lots subject to 4 conditions.


7-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE alternate design standard 1-3 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 8 conditions.


8-C-20-UR Approved

Approved the request per staff's recommendation, which included 7 conditions, and an additional 6 conditions agreed upon by the applicant as detailed above.


8-J-20-UR Approved

The Planning Commission approved the request per staff's recommendation, including all conditions.


8-SF-20-C Approved

The Planning Commission approved the variances, alternative design standards, concept plan, and development plan, per staff's recommendation, including all conditions.



9-A-20-OA Approved

APPROVE an amendment to City of Knoxville Zoning Code, Article 9.2 Use Matrix Table 9-1 to add pre-school/kindergarten as a special use in the Parks and Open Space (OS) Zoning District.




9-A-20-SP Withdrawn

Withdraw the sector plan amendment application per the applicant's request.


9-A-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a hotel with up to 82 rooms as shown on the development plan subject to the following 9 conditions


9-B-20-OA Approved

APPROVE the proposed amendment to Knoxville City Code, Appendix B, Zoning Code, Article 13.9 to address standards for internally illuminated signs in the Institutional District by creating a new subsection to Article 13.9.F.5.



9-B-20-RZ Approved

Approved RN-4 (General Residential Neighborhood) zoning per staff recommendations


9-B-20-SP Approved

Adopt resolution # 9-B-20-SP amending the North County sector plan to O (Office) / SP (Stream Protection) since it is compatible with surrounding development per attached resolution, Exhibit A.


9-B-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 38 attached and 1 attached dwellings on individual lots and a 25' peripheral setback along the Dry Gap Pike frontage north of Road 'A' and the Nature Lane frontage and west lot line on Lot 39, subject to 1 conditions.


9-C-20-SP Withdrawn

Withdraw the plan amendment application per the applicant's request.


9-C-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for the retail wheel and tire store with approximately 8,000 sqft, subject to 8 conditions.


9-D-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2 du/ac because it is consistent with the slope analysis and compatible with the surrounding land uses.


9-E-20-RZ Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved withdrawal of the rezoning application per the applicant's request.



9-F-20-RZ Approved

Approve OA (Office Park) at this location because it is consistent with the surrounding commercial development and office uses.


9-F-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 68 attached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.



9-G-20-UR Approved

APPROVE the request to reduce the side setback along the western lot line from 30' to 10' for Lot 114, Arcadia - Phase 1A, subject to 2 conditions.


9-H-20-RZ Withdrawn

The Planning Commission approved withdrawal of the rezoning application per the applicant's request.


9-SA-20-C Approved

APPROVE variance 1-2 and alternate design standard 1-2 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works and because the site conditions restrict compliance with the Subdivision Regulations and the proposed variances and alternative design standards will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 10 conditions.



9-SC-20-C Approved

APPROVE alternative design standard 1 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works because the proposed alternative design standard will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions.