Planning Commission Agenda, Staff Recommendations For Jan. 14

Monday, January 07, 2013

Here is the planning commission agenda and the staff recommendations for the meeting Monday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse:

Planning Commission Meeting Date: Jan. 14

I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)
 
      II. Subdivision Plats & Variances

1. 5665 Old Hunter Road-Flag Lot Frontage and Lot Area Variance

2. 620 Gadd Road-Gadd Wesley Subdivision-Suburban Infill Lot Frontage Variance

3.

Tennessee Avenue-Tax Map 167B-E-005-Lot Frontage Variance 

          III. Old Business

1. 2012-089 – Napier Associates/Defoor Brothers Development LLC/Gunbarrel Partners/Waterside Property Investment, LLC – 2417, 2440 Elam Lane and 2511, 2515, 2519 and 2527 Gunbarrel Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone and MXU to C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone 

2. 2012-151 – Adam Levitt/The Hutton Company/Waterford Exchange, LLC – 329 Market Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone 

       IV. New Business 

A. Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments

1. MR-2013-007 – Samuel W. Clemons/McCallie School/William Kropff – Alley off 2600 blk Bennett Avenue – City of Chattanooga – MR:  Alley Closure

2. 2013-008 – Napier Associates/Defoor Brothers Development – 2300 blk Gunbarrel Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Request:  Amend Conditions of Ordinance No. 12583 of Previous Case No. 2012-014 to Change MXU Boundary and Plan

3. 2013-009 – Taqi Ali Mirza & Ron Morrer/Susan Higley – 2017 & 1951 Dodson Avenue  – City of Chattanooga - Rezone from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone and M-2 Light Industrial Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone

4. 2013-010 – Taqi Ali Mirza & Ron Morrer/Susan Higley – 2018 & 1951 Dodson Avenue - City of Chattanooga – Special Request:  Industrial Conditional Permit for Recycling Processing Center

5. MR-2013-011 – J. Harvey Cameron, Attorney/Sequatchie Concrete Service, Inc. c/o Greg Veal – 3900 blk Divine Avenue, 3900 blk Barksdale Avenue, 3700 blk Walt Hall Avenue, 1200 blk 38th Street and five (5) unnamed alleys between 37th & 39th Streets and between 39th and 40th Streets – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Street & Alley Closures

6. 2013-012 – Jim Morrison/Myra I. Strunk – 1900-2020 blk Corral Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-1 Agricultural District to R-1 Single Family Residential District

7. 2013-013 – Grace Episcopal Church/Randy Durham, Treasurer – 4018, 4022 & 4026 Brainerd Road  – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone

8. 2013-014 – B & L Builders – 7435 & 7437 Pinewood Drive – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit:  Residential Planned Unit Development

9. 2013-015 – Hole Foods, LLC c/o Rob Renner/Dr. Gene Rudnick – 7737 East Brainerd Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from O-1 Office Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone

10. 2013-016 – Ragan-Smith Associates/Brant Enderle – 3886 Cummings Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone

11. 2013-017 – Ragan-Smith Associates/Brant Enderle – 3886 Cummings Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit:  Residential Planned Unit Development


B. Mandatory Referrals
 
12. MR-2013-021 – City of Chattanooga/Real Property Office – 5401 School Drive – Mandatory Referral:  Agreement

 V. Other Business
13. Appeal of North Shore Design Review Committee Decision in the C-7 Zone

VI. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items
VII. Approval of Minutes
VIII. Adjourn        

http://www.chcrpa.org/Divisions_and_Functions/Development_Services/Monthly_Zoning_and_Subdivision_Information_Preview/Planning_Commission_Preview/2013/January_2013/NEW_BUSINESS-JAN_2013.pdf                             

 


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