October, 2020
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the October 8, 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 10/1/2020, revised 10/8/2020

Agenda Updates

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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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


8-F-20-RZ Denied

Deny the rezoning to HI (Heavy Industrial) since it is not consistent with the Northewast County Sector Plan designation or with surrounding development, and because it could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties.


9-C-20-RZ Withdrawn

Withdraw the item per the applicant's request.


9-C-20-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a two-family dwelling on the proposed lot, subject to 3 conditions: 1) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance, 2) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering, and 3) Meeting the Principal Use Standards for two-family dwellings [Article 9, Section 9.3.(J)] of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance.


9-D-20-UR Postponed

POSTPONE the request until the October 8, 2020 meeting as requested by the applicant.


9-E-20-SU Approved

Approve the request for a crematorium of approximately 6,000 square feet, subject to 2 conditions: 1) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Zoning Ordinance, and 2) Meeting all applicable requirements of the City of Knoxville Department of Engineering.


9-SB-20-C Postponed

POSTPONE the request until the October 8, 2020 meeting as requested by the applicant.


10-A-20-OB No Action

Nominating Committee Chair Beth Eason presented their slate of officers: They nominate Pat Phillips for Chair and Scott Smith for Vice Chair.


10-A-20-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment from LI (Light Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection) to HI (Heavy Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection)


10-A-20-RZ Approved

Approve the rezoning request from from I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) / F (Floodway) to _-H (Heavy Industrial) / F (Floodway).


10-A-20-SP Approved

Approve the sector plan amendment from LI (Light Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection) to HI (Heavy Industrial) / SP (Stream Protection).


10-A-20-SU Approved



10-B-20-OB Approved

Approve the proposed work program for 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.


10-B-20-PA Approved

Approve the LI (Light Industrial) designation since it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.


10-B-20-RZ Approved

Approve A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the surrounding area and would allow uses more compatible with the trend in development.


10-B-20-SP Approved

Approve the AG (Agricultural) designation since it is consistent with surrounding development and is more aligned with the trend in development in this area than the existing industrial land use.




10-C-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 du/ac because it is compatible with the surrounding development.



10-D-20-OB Approved

Strike the current provision and substitute the proposed provision as drafted above.


10-D-20-SP Approved

Approve the LI (Light Industrial) designation since it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.



10-E-20-RZ Approved

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


10-E-20-SP Withdrawn

Withdraw this application per the applicant's request.



10-F-20-RZ Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning because it is consistent with the Central City Sector Planís LI (Light Industrial) designation and brings the property into compliance with the sector plan.


10-F-20-SP Approved

Approve the GC (General Commercial) designation because it is compatible with surrounding development.


10-G-20-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single Family Residential Neighborhood) zoning because it is consistent with the North City Sector Plan designation and would not cause adverse impacts (the applicant requested RN-3).


10-G-20-SP Approved

Approve the O (Office) designation because it compatible with the surrounding development.


10-H-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 3.5 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development and the Northwest County Sector Plan.


10-H-20-SP Approved

Approve the O (Office) designation because it compatible with the surrounding development.


10-I-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 2 du/ac (Applicant requested PR up to 5 du/ac).


10-J-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning.


10-K-20-RZ Approved

Approve C-G-1 (General Commercial) zoning because it is consistent with the East City Sector Planís Mixed Use-Special District EC-2 designation and with the surrounding development.


10-L-20-RZ Approved

Approve I-G (General Industrial) zoning because it would allow redevelopment of a regionally significant site and prevent blight.


10-M-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Planís Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development.


10-N-20-RZ Approved

Approve CB (Business and Manufacturing) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development and commercial zoning.



10-P-20-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) zoning because it provides a transistion zone to buffer the low density residential uses from the commercial zoning.


10-Q-20-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning because it is consistent with surrounding development and consistent with the Northwest County Sector Plan.


10-R-20-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 4 du/ac because it is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Planís Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development.


10-S-20-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services)/TO (Technology Overlay) zoning because it is compatible with the surrounding development.



10-SA-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat



10-SB-20-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat