Planning Commission Agenda And Staff Recommendations

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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

-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission Agenda Planning Commission Meeting Date: March 10, 2014
I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)
II. Subdivision Plats & Variances
1. Bell Avenue Subdivision Lots 1 thru 5-Conceptual/Sketch Plan (Hamilton County District 2)
2. Flat Top Mountain Subdivision Lots 1 thru 12-Conceptual/Sketch Plan (Hamilton County District 1)
3.

Windward Preserve PUD Lots 1 thru 76-Preliminary and Final Plat (City of Chattanooga District 3/Hamilton County District 4) III. Old Business
1. MR-2014-011 – Erin Simpson/Keller Williams Realty/Sigfrid Cabrera – Unopened unit block Chambliss Street (Adjacent to the property at 703 Hamilton Avenue) - City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Street Closure (City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6) IV. New Business A. Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments
1. 2014-019 –James Pratt –5650 Cassandra Smith Road – City of Chattanooga –
Special Exceptions Permit: Residential PUD Boundary Extension (City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 3)
2. 2014-021 – Claudio Costa – 4823 Winding Lane – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 MD Moderate Density Zone (City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 1)
3. 2014-023 – Elemi Architecture, LLC/Matt Winget/Paul Teruya/ALC Holdings, LLC – 1690 Silvels Lane, 1605 W. 39th Street & 109 Old Mountain Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone, R-2 Residential Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone and R-1 Residential Zone (City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
A Resolution Amending the Lookout Mountain Zoning Ordinance Re:Cell Tower Amendments to Meet the Requirement of Tennessee Code Annotated § 13-7-204 (Town of Lookout Mountain, All Districts) V. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items VI. Approval of Minutes VII. Adjourn 

To see the upcoming agenda, click here.


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