May, 2021
Planning Commission
Meeting Information

Below is the monthly archive for the May 13, 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 May, 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    Items requiring a vote of the Planning Commission to be postponed, withdrawn, or tabled during the meeting.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 May, 2021 meeting

3-E-21-RZ Approved

Approve RN-2 (Single Family Residential Neighborhood) / F (Floodplain Overlay) zoning on all properties, and HP (Hillside Protection Overlay) on 3000 Greenway Drive, because it is consistent with existing development and recent rezonings.


4-E-21-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


4-H-21-SP Denied

Deny O (Office) because the entire MU-SD ECO-3 (Carter Town Center Mixed Use Special District) should be amended and staff has proposed this amendment.


4-H-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 82 detached residential lots, subject to 1 condition.


4-L-21-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) zoning because it is consistent with the adjacent development.


4-N-21-RZ Postponed

Postpone the item for the 30-days to the May 13, 2021 Planning Commission meeting, as requested by the applicant.


4-SE-21-C Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the application as requested by the applicant.


4-SI-21-C Approved

APPROVE variances 1-2 and alternative design standards 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 11 conditions.


5-A-21-AC Approved

Approve closure of the unnamed alley that runs from Hart Avenue to the southwest corner of parcel 094OC028, subject to any required easements, since it does not provide access to any lots and staff has received no objections.




5-A-21-RZ Denied

Deny C-H-1 (General Commercial) zoning because it is not compatible with the surrounding neighborhood and does not meet all of the rezoning requirements.


5-A-21-SC Withdrawn


5-A-21-SP Approved

Approve GC (General Commercial) because it is a minor extension of the existing commercial node around the intersection of Chapman Highway and Governor John Sevier Highway as well as changing conditions in the area.


5-A-21-SU Approved

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


5-A-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for an addition to th existing grocery store of approximately 10,080 sqft (52,404 sqft total) and up to 59,500 sqft of commercial space in the shopping center, subject to 2 conditions.


5-B-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 3 du/ac (dwelling units per acre) because it is compatible with surrounding development.


5-B-21-SP Approved

Approve RR (Rural Residential) / HP (Hillside Protection) because it consistent with the Growth Policy Plan, is consistent with the adjacent zoning and meets all the requirements for a sector plan amendment.


5-B-21-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a vehicle repair/service business with three service bays, subject to 8 conditions.


5-B-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 42 detached dwelling units on individual lots and reduction of the peripheral setback from 35 feet to 25 feet along W. Emory Road and Beaver Ridge Road frontages where the 25-foot common area is provided, as shown on the Concept Plan, subject to 1 condition.


5-C-21-RZ Approved

Approve CA (General Business) because it is a minor extension of the existing commercially zoned areas around the intersection of Chapman Highway and Governor John Sevier Highway.


5-C-21-SC Approved

Approve closure of a sliver of the Parkside Drive right-of-way along the property line of parcel 10865 Parkside Drive, subject to any required easements, since it is not needed for access and staff has received no objections.



5-C-21-SU Approved with Conditions

Approve the request for a non-residential reuse at this location, subject to 2 conditions.


5-C-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 5 detached dwelling units on individual lots and reduction of the peripheral setback as outlined in condition #5, subject to 6 conditions.


5-D-21-RZ Approved

Approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay) because it is consistent with the Northwest County Sector Plan and the surrounding development.


5-D-21-SC Approved

Approve closure of Whaley Street from its intersection with Wrinkle Avenue to its northeast terminus point, subject to any required easements, since it is not needed for access and staff has received no objections.


5-D-21-SP Approved

Approve the text amendment to MU-SD ECO-3 (Carter Town Center) to allow consideration of OB (Office, Medical and Related Services) as a recommended zone district.


5-D-21-SU Approved with Conditions

APPROVE the request for a two-family dwelling in the RN-2 zone, subject to 3 conditions.


5-D-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 120 detached dwelling units on individual lots, subject to 1 condition.



5-E-21-SU Approved

APPROVE the request for a drive-through facility for a restaurant with approximately 638 sqft of floor area, subject to 10 conditions.


5-E-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 50 attached dwelling units on individual lots and a reduction of the peripheral setback from 35-FT to 20-FT along the Old Clinton Pike frontage and to 25-FT along the Paddock Lane frontage, subject to 3 conditions.


5-F-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) up to 3 du/ac because it is consistent with the surrounding development.


5-F-21-UR Approved

APPROVE the development plan for up to 12 detached dwelling units on individual lots and reduction of the peripheral setback from 35-FT to 25-FT, subject to 1 condition.


5-H-21-RZ Approved

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


5-I-21-RZ Approved

Approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 du/ac.


5-I-21-UR Withdrawn

WITHDRAW the request as requested by the applicant.


5-K-21-RZ Approved

Approve I-MU (Industrial-Mixed Use) zoning because it is more compatible with the surrounding neighborhood than the existing zoning and would bring the property into compliance with the sector plan.


5-L-21-RZ Approved

Approve RA zoning because it is consistent with the sector plan and surrounding development.



5-SA-21-C Approved

APPROVE alternative design standards 1-2 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 10 conditions.



5-SB-21-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE variances 1-10 and alternative design standards 1-4 for Road 'A' and 1-11 for Road 'B' 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 10 conditions.



5-SC-21-C Approved

APPROVE the variance 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 10 conditions.


5-SD-21-C Approved as Modified

APPROVE variances 1-6, 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 7 conditions.