RPA Staff Recommends Against Vacation Unit On Sylvan Street In North Chattanooga

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The staff of the Regional Planning Agency is recommending denial of a request for a vacation home rental on Sylvan Street in North Chattanooga.

Dan Dykstra made the request at 332 Sylvan.

Sylvan Street is off Forrest Avenue.

The staff report says the request is not in character with the remainder of the street and nearby Forrest Avenue.


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