Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission Agenda For Jan. 13

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Here is the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission Agenda  for Jan. 13:

I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

II. Subdivision Plats & Variances

1. 1107 Liberty Street/1105 W. Mississippi Avenue-Variance Request Minimum Lot Size
(City of Chattanooga District 2/ Hamilton County District 6)

2. Inglenook Planned Unit Development-Lots 1 thru 11-Final Plat (Hamilton County District 7)

3. Hampton Meadows Planned Unit Development-Lots 1 thru 52-Preliminary Plat
(Hamilton County District 9)

4. Meadow Stream Phase 9-Lots 455 thru 536-Preliminary Plat
(Hamilton County District 9)

5. City Scape Division of Long Street-Lots 1 thru 8-Final Plat
(City of Chattanooga District 7/ Hamilton County District 6) 

III. Old Business

1. 2013-156 – Yuriy Liashevskiy – 7700 block of Shallowford Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Single Family Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 4/ Hamilton County District 8)

2. 2013-158 – Justin Cox – 2537, 2541 Tunnel Boulevard – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 5/ Hamilton County District 5) 

IV. New Business A. Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments

1. MR-2014-001 – E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Chris Curtis – Two Alleys off the 900 block of Douglas Street & 400 block of E. 10th Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Alley Closures
(City of Chattanooga District 8/ Hamilton County District 6)

2. 2014-004 – E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Jake Toner – 930 Douglas Street, 411, 415 E. 10th Street – City of Chattanooga – Amend Condition #3 of Ordinance No. 11363 from Previous Case No. 2002-132
(City of Chattanooga District 8/ Hamilton County District 6)

3. 2014-002 – City of Chattanooga/RPA (Zoning Study for Annexed Area 4C”) - 6400 block of Fairview Road & 6700 block of Big Ridge Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from Temporary R-1 Residential Zone to Permanent R-1 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 3/ Hamilton County District 3)

4. 2014-003 – City of Chattanooga/RPA (Zoning Study for Annexed “Area 4A”) – 30 Streets between 6600 & 7000 block of Middle Valley Road & 6500 & 7000 block of Hixson Pike– City of Chattanooga – Rezone from Temporary R-1 Residential Zone, Temporary RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone, Temporary R-2 Residential Zone, Temporary R-5 Residential Zone and Temporary C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to Permanent R-1, RT-1, R-2, R-5 and C-2 Zones
(City of Chattanooga District 3/ Hamilton County District 3)

5. 2014-005 – Arbour Valley Development – 2848 Anderson Terrace – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 6/ Hamilton County District 5)

6. 2014-006 – Alan Haniszewski/RTB Holdings – 1814 Madison Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 7/ Hamilton County District 4)

7. 2014-007 – Alan Haniszewski/ALC Holdings – 2000 block of Rossville Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 7/ Hamilton County District 4)

8. 2014-008 – Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack Lonas – 6300 Highway 153, 100, 108 & 116 Dodson Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 1/ Hamilton County District 3)

9. 2014-009 – Andrew Stone – 2701 South Broad Street (intersection of W. 26th Street) – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 7/ Hamilton County District 6)

10. A Resolution to Recommend the Adoption of the Plan of Services for the Annexation of Certain Real Property Located on Highway 58 and N. Hickory Valley Road (Tax Map Nos. 120E-A-002, 120E-A-004, 120E-A-010 & 120E-A-003)
(Hamilton County District 4/ City of Chattanooga District 3) 

V. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items 

VI. Approval of Minutes 

VII. Adjourn


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