Planning Commission Agenda And Staff Recommendations For May 13

Monday, May 6, 2013

Here is the agenda as well as the staff recommendations for the May 13 meeting of the Planning Commission at the County Courthouse at 1 p.m. 

I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

II. Subdivision Plats & Variances

a. Bella Point Preliminary Plat, Lots 1 thru 16

b. Barrington Pointe-Phase III-Conceptual/Sketch Plan, Lots 1 thru 128

c. Boulder Pass at the Canyons-Conceptual/Sketch Plan, Lots 1 thru 61

f. Givens Road-Final Plat, Lots 1 thru 34


New Business

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

1. 2013-050 – Alvin Ferguson – 1500 blk Dallas Lake Road – Hamilton County – Special Permit: Single Wide Manufactured Home

2. 2013-053 – Vice Habitat, LLC/Hugh D. Vice DDS, MD – 1815 Dallas Lake Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-1 Residential District to A-1 Agricultural District

3. MR-2013-055 – Frank Goodwin – 1400 blk Jefferson Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Street Closure

4. MR-2013-056 – Jibewe, Inc./Kenneth Hall, President – Alley off 2600 blk E. 24th Street - City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Alley Closure

5. 2013-057 – Taqi Ali Mirza – 1236 Hooker Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Conditional Permit: Industrial Recycling Center

6. 2013-061 – Pryority Partnership – 4976 & 4980 Highway 58 – City of Chattanooga – Lift Conditions of Ordinance No. 9789 from Previous Case No. 1992-157

7. 2013-062 – Pryority Partnership – 4976 & 4980 Highway 58 – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone

8. 2013-063 – Ben O’Daniel/Country Oaks GP – 5681 Highway 153 – City of Chattanooga – Lift Conditions 1, 2 & 3 of Ordinance No. 10201 from Previous Case No. 1995-059

9. 2013-064 – Ben O’Daniel/Country Oaks GP – 5681 Highway 153 – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-3 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone

B. Government Mandatory Referral

10. MR-2013-060 – City of Chattanooga/Real Property Office – 4333 Oakland Avenue & 511 W. 45th Street – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus

IV. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

V. Approval of Minutes

VI. Adjourn

Staff recomendations are at:

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