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:

Heritage Landing Sued After Homeowner Falls In Manhole

The Heritage Landing Condominium Association has been sued after a homeowner fell into a loose manhole cover. Mike Mallen and his wife, Elizabeth, are also suing Community Management Associates, Chase Plumbing and Mechanical, Sikes Services and City Green Services. The suit says on the morning of Oct. 9, 2014, Mr. Mallen was walking his dogs to the prescribed "relief area" ... (click for more)

Scenic Land Company Hosts Brow Wood's Fall Festival Saturday

Developers of Brow Wood are offering a free fall festival to introduce their community to the public. ‘Chill on the Hill’ will take place on Saturday from 2-9 p.m. The neighborhood will offer hayride tours, bar-b-que, smores, Clumpie’s ice cream, and live music. Throughout the afternoon, football fans will enjoy viewing their favorite games from the community’s center.  ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Putting World Class Guitar Collection On Display At The Choo Choo

A world class guitar collection is set to go on display permanently at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. "Songbirds," which is built around the collection of Lookout Mountain businessman Thorpe McKenzie, was introduced to the public on Thursday night. Invited guests at the Choo Choo heard Nashville guitar star Doyle Dykes perform in the Choo Choo's new Revelry Room. He played some ... (click for more)

Father Killed By Train Just After Pushing Daughter To Safety In East Brainerd

A 31-year-old man was killed just after he pushed his 10-year-old daughter to safety in an encounter with a train on a trestle in East Brainerd on Thursday afternoon. Police said two pedestrians were walking on the train tracks on a trestle at Audubon Acres when a train came around a bend and struck one of them. Justin McCary was struck by the train as he pushed ... (click for more)

Regulations As A Whole On Signal Mountain

A few years ago I was flying over Chattanooga on my way to Atlanta.  The sun had just come up and I enjoyed picking out Signal Mountain’s location, on Walden’s Ridge, in the morning light.  What was amazing was that I could not tell that a town existed under the tree canopy.  I hope that the same can be said 10, 20, or even 50 years from now.  During last ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Must Learn To Tell

On July 4th of this year, FBI agents – acting on a tip -- arrested Alexander Ciccolo, a 23-year-old with known mental problems, as he carried a duffel bag full of automatic-attack weapons. Moments before, he had bought the illegal firearms from an undercover informant outside of Boston. As agents later scoured his apartment, they found bomb-making equipment including a pressure ... (click for more)