Planning Commission Agenda, Staff Recommendations For Nov. 11

Wednesday, November 06, 2013


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

Planning Commission Meeting Date: November 11, 2013

I.     Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

II.    Subdivision Plats & Variances

A.    Hampton Meadows-Preliminary Plat, Lots 1 thru 54-30 Day Deferral

B.    Hidden Lakes-Final Plat, Lots 1 thru 28-30 Day Deferral


C.    Scarlet Ridge-Preliminary and Final Plat, Lots 1 thru 3


D.    Montague’s Subdivision of Long Street-Preliminary and Final Plat, Lots D thru I


E.    Jenkins Mill-Extension of Preliminary Plat Approval-Lots 1 thru 25


F.    Dartmouth Park Subdivision-Variance to R-1 Residential Zone Minimum Lot Size


III.   New Business

Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments


1.      MR-2013-131 – Marcus Jones – 1300 block Aubin Avenue - City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Street Closure


        2.      2013-134 – B & M Development – 1309 Panorama Drive – City of Chattanooga – Special Request:  Lift Condition #1 from Ordinance No. 12581 of Previous Case No. 2012-015


        3.      2013-138 – Paula Buchner – 10925 Highway 58 – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-2A Rural Residential District to A-1 Agricultural District         

        4.      2013-142 – Robert E. Bowers – 8801 Wandering Way – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-3 Apartment-Townhouse District to R-1 Single Family Residential District


        5.      2013-143 – Pratt & Associates, LLC – 8315, 8417 Providence Road & 8200 block of Roy Lane – Hamilton County – Special Request:  Amend Condition #1 from Resolution No. 413-23B of Previous Case No. 2013-035


        6.      2013-146 – John Anderson/James P. Little – 1418 O’Grady Drive – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone


        7.      2013-147 – Bill Fine – 9113 & 9153 Highway 58 – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-1 Agricultural District and R-2A Rural Residential District to R-1 Single Family Residential District


        8.      2013-148 – Thomas Palmer/Dan Rose – 1512 Market Street & 5 East 16th Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone


        9.      2013-149 – Joseph Ingram/Leslie C. Fox – 1000 block of Dallas Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit:  Residential Planned Unit Development


        10.    MR-2013-150 – John McDonald – Intersection of Druid Lane & School Street between the 500 & 600 blocks of Druid Lane – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Street Closure


        11.    MR-2013-152 – City of Chattanooga/Real Property – Various back tax properties within Chattanooga – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Declare Surplus  

IV.        Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Staff recommendations: Click here to view.



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