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:

October Home Sales Indicate Increase In New Listings

The October home sales report from the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors includes a healthy rise in new listings.  Transitory periods in the market are common this time of year, and after a persistent period of steady year-over-year climbs in sales metrics, recent low national numbers have not fulfilled what many predicted. But on a positive note, jobless ... (click for more)

Real Estate Transfers For Nov. 12-18

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)

Shots Fired From Vehicle; Police Locate Car And Arrest 5 Youths With Guns

Chattanooga Police said shots were fired from a vehicle on Friday afternoon, then officers located the vehicle and arrested five youths with guns.   That comes after a spate of shooting violence in which two women were killed and several other people injured by bullets.   Just after 4 p.m. Friday,  officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded ... (click for more)

Man Struck And Killed On Highway 27 Friday Night

A man was struck and killed on Highway 27 on Friday night. The Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a pedestrian struck on Highway 27 Northbound, near the Main Street exit around 8:30 p.m. A male pedestrian was struck by a single vehicle. He  succumbed to his injuries on scene.  It is unknown why he was attempting to cross the highway. The name ... (click for more)

Lung Cancer, The Deadliest Cancer In The United States

This time of year, I remember to give thanks for my faith, my family and friends and my health. Recently, I learned that lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the United States; in fact, more Americans die each year from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. One in 13 men and one in 16 women will develop the disease in their lifetime. It’s important to learn about ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Can’t ‘Ban The Box’

I know a man who has over 20 former convicts from federal prisons who either work for him or who have retired with their dignity, pride, and self-worth restored. Better yet, I know some of them, men who have done “hard time” in prisons so wretched none of us would dare to go. So on the surface I applaud City Councilman Yusef Hakeem for seeing ways to get formerly incarcerated men ... (click for more)