April, 2021
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the April 8, 2021, 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.

Agenda Updates

Updates to the April, 2021 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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 April, 2021 meeting

1-D-21-SU Approved

APPROVE the vehicle repair/service business with three service bays & the drive-through facility for a restaurant with approximately 550 sqft of floor area, subject to 9 conditions.


3-A-21-SP Approved

Approve the Southwest County Sector Plan amendment to MU-NC (Mixed Use - Neighborhood Center) because of an error in the sector plan.


3-B-21-SP Approved

Approve a Northwest County Sector Plan amendment to Low Density Residential / Hillside Protection because of recent expansions in wastewater treatment capacity and the addition of new schools.


3-D-21-RZ Approved

Approve CN zoning.


3-F-21-RZ Approved

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


3-F-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for up to 4 detached dwelling units on individual lots and reduction of the peripheral setback from 35 feet to 20 feet along the Westland Drive and Ridge Climber Road frontages, 15 feet along the eastern boundary of lot 4, and 30 feet along the southern boundary of lot 4, subject to 1 condition.


3-SC-21-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 2 conditions.


4-A-21-OB Approved

Approve the extension of the Concept Plan for the Pleasant Village Subdivision (2-SA-17-C) for one year to April 14, 2022 pursuant to Section 2.07.F of the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


4-A-21-PA Approved

Approve the One Year Plan amendment to LI (Light Industrial) because it allows consideration of the I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) zone.


4-A-21-RZ Approved

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


4-A-21-SP Withdrawn


4-A-21-SU Approved

Approve the request for new 70-ft tall light poles, subject to 2 conditions.


4-A-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 50 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


4-B-21-OB Approved

Recommend approval of Budget Amendment # 1 as reflected in the attached budget document.


4-B-21-RZ Approved

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


4-B-21-SP Approved

Approve the Central City Sector Plan amendment to LI (Light Industrial) because it allows consideration of the I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) zone.


4-B-21-SU Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.



4-C-21-OB Approved

APPROVE a church (place of worship) as a permitted use in the SC (Shopping Center) zone.


4-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


4-C-21-SP Approved

Approve the Northeast County Sector Plan amendment to Rural Residential because of changes in conditions in the area, including a new school, the addition of utilities, and intersection improvements at E. Emory Road and Tazewell Pike.


4-C-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 3 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 3 conditions.


4-D-21-OB Approved

Approve the extension of the Concept Plan for Post Oak Bend, LLC (8-SA-18-C) for 2 years to 9/14/2023 pursuant to Section 2.07.F of the Knoxville-Knox County Subdivision Regulations.


4-D-21-RZ Approved

Approve RA (Low Density Residential) because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


4-D-21-SP Approved

Approve O (Office) / HP (Hillside Protection) because it is provides a transistional land use designation between the commercial area and the adjacent low density residential uses.


4-D-21-SU Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


4-D-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 62 detached residential lots and 58 attached residential condominiums, and a reduction of the peripheral setback from 35 feet to 20 feet for Old Cobb Ferry Road frontage, 15 feet for the W. Emory Road frontage west of the Road ĎAí intersection, and 25 feet for lots 35-37, as shown, subject to 1 condition.


4-E-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 5 du/ac because it is consistent with the Growth Policy Plan and the sector plan.


4-E-21-SP Approved

Approve MU-SD, NWC-1 (Callahan Drive Mixed Use Special District)/HP (Hillside Protection) on a portion of parcel 068 044 and MU-SD, NWC-1 (Callahan Drive Mixed Use Special District) on parcel 068 072 because it is consistent with the surrounding development and adjacent to an interstate interchange and commercial corridor.



4-F-21-RZ Approved

Approve the I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) zone because it is consistent with the development trend in the area.


4-F-21-SP Approved

Approve MDR (Medium Density Residential) because it is compatible with the surrounding development and provides for additional opportunity for residential housing in an area adjacent to the Urban Growth Area of the Growth Policy Plan.


4-F-21-SU Approved

APPROVE the request to remove the previously approved planned district (C) designation from this parcel.


4-F-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the Development Plan for up to 6 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.


4-G-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 3 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.



4-G-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the request for a recovery housing facility for substance abuse treatment for a maximum of 40 residential clients, limited to the individuals seeking treatment voluntarily and are not compelled by court order or other involuntary action, subject to 6 conditions.


4-H-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR zoning with up to 2 du/ac.


4-I-21-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.


4-J-21-RZ Approved

Approve LI (Light Industrial) zoning because it consistent with the surrounding development and adjacent to the interstate interchange and a commercial corridor.


4-K-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 10 du/ac because it is compatible with the adjacent development, the sector plan (as amended) and the Growth Policy Plan.


4-SA-21-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-4, and the alternative design standard 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 will not create a traffic hazard. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditions.


4-SA-21-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


4-SB-21-C Withdrawn


4-SB-21-F Approved

Approve Variance APPROVE Final Plat


4-SC-21-F Approved

Approve Variance Approve Final Plat


4-SD-21-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 11 conditions.


4-SF-21-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 4 conditions.


4-SG-21-C Approved

APPROVE alternate design standards 1-2 based on the recommendations of the Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works. APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 7 conditions.


4-SH-21-C Approved

APPROVE the Concept Plan subject to 9 conditions.


12-D-20-UR Tabled

TABLE the application as requested by the applicant.