Planning Commission Agenda And Staff Recommendations For Nov. 12

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Here is the agenda as well as the staff recommendations for the meeting of the Planning Commission on Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse:


Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)


Subdivision Plats & Variances

A. Sedman Hills Phase II-Lots 141 thru 203-Wood Dale Lane-Preliminary and Final Plat-

B. Seven Lakes Planned Unit Development, Phase 1-Lots 30 thru 39-Wilson Creek Drive-
Final Plat Request


Old Business


2010-155 – Otis C. Johnson – 2701 Corral Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-1
Agricultural District to M-4 Outdoor Industrial Use District


2012-108 – Yerbey Concrete Construction/Mark Settles – 4121, 4123 and 4215
Shallowford Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from C-2 Convenience
Commercial Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone


2012-139 – Bobby Keyes – 2500 blk Igou Ferry Road – Hamilton County - Rezone
from A-1 Agricultural District to C-1 Tourist Court and Motel District and M-2
Wholesale and Light Industry District

IV. New Business


Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments

2012-148 – Young Properties, LLC – 3906 10th Avenue – City of Chattanooga –
Rezone from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone



2012-149 – Peter E. Johnson, Esquire – 110 Gardner Street – City of Chattanooga –
Special Exceptions Permit: Duplex in R-1


MR-2012-150 – J. R. Realty, LLC/James E. Vincent, Sr. – 6400 blk Old Hixson Pike –
City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Street Closure


2012-153 – J. R. Realty, LLC/James E. Vincent, Sr. – 6400 blk Hixson Pike – City of
Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial


2012-151 – Adam Levitt/The Hutton Company – 329 Market Street – City of
Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone


2012-152 – Napier and Associates, GP/Ken Defoor – 7329, 7331, 7335 McCutcheon
Road and 2405 Gunbarrel Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 residential
Zone to MXU Zone


Mandatory Referrals


MR-2012-145 – City of Chattanooga Real Property Office/Gail Hart – Unit Block of
Frawley Road – City of Chattanooga – MR: Property Acquisition


MR-2012-146 – City of Chattanooga Real Property Office/Gail Hart – 15 Frawley
Road – City of Chattanooga – MR: Obtain Ingress/Egress Easement


MR-2012-147 – City of Chattanooga Real Property Office/Gail Hart – 201 Eads Street
– City of Chattanooga – MR: Obtain Utility Easement


MR-2012-154 – City of Chattanooga Real Property Office/Gail Hart – 5300 blk of
Hunter Road & 8600 blk of Ooltewah Harrison Road – City of Chattanooga &
Hamilton County – MR: Property Acquisition


Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items


Approval of Minutes



Here are the staff recommendations:

Potts Brothers Has Onsite Auction In Lafayette Nov. 19

Potts Brothers Land and Auction will host an onsite auction Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. Online bidding will be available for real estate only.  The auction will be for a three-bedroom brick home, 105+/- acres and personal property.  The land will be sold in tracts or as a whole.  The location is 6446 Straight Gut Road, selling Clarence and Celia Hunt ... (click for more)

Real Estate Transfers For Oct. 13-19

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

2 Witnesses To A Murder Refuse To Testify At Jury Trial

Two men who prosecutors say witnessed a murder in Hixson on Jan. 31, 2014, on Wednesday refused to tell their story to a jury. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman ordered Andrew Biro and Jacob Tyler "T.Y." Keel to answer questions from prosecutor Lance Pope, but they both refused. Biro had said during testimony in General Sessions Court that Christopher Levi Parker threatened ... (click for more)

In Surprise Vote, Chattanooga City Council Turns Down Short Term Vacation Rentals

In a surprise vote, the City Council on Tuesday night turned down allowing a process to legalize short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga. Only Chip Henderson and Jerry Mitchell voted in favor. Opposed were Carol Berz, Yusuf Hakeem, Larry Grohn, Moses Freeman, Ken Smith and Russell Gilbert. Chris Anderson was absent. Afterward, Councilman Smith said, in light of the vote, ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saving A Life & More

About 40 years ago I was at an afternoon football practice when one of those who was also watching from the fence was bitten by a bumble bee or yellow jacket or whatever it was and almost died from anaphylactic shock. Luckily an athletic trainer had an EpiPen, jammed it into the man’s thigh and it is believed to have saved the victim’s life. For years I kept an EpiPen on the top ... (click for more)