Planning Commission Agenda For Monday

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Here is the Planning Commission agenda for Monday:

I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

II. Subdivision Plats & Variances

Variances
SD 2016-066 North Chattanooga Land Company Lots 67A and 67B-Lot Frontage, Lot
Size, and Existing Structure Setback-626 Spears Avenue
(City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

SD 2016-067 Scenic City Investments Lots 1 and 2-Lot Frontage and Lot Size-5410
Alabama Avenue
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

SD 2016-070 D.

F. Shauffs Corrected Addition to St. Elmo Lots 17A and 17B-Lot
Frontage and Lot Size-5411 Beulah Avenue
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

Preliminary Plat
SD 2016-045 London Woods Subdivision Lots 1 thru 88-10715 London Lane
(Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve

Preliminary/Final Plat
SD 2016-069 Stonebrook Condominiums, A Planned Unit Development-Lots 50 thru
61-1508 Sedgefield Drive
(Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve with Conditions

Final Plat
SD 2016-068 Seven Lakes Subdivision, A Planned Unit Development, Lots 238, 254,
241-250, and 274-292-8970 Seven Lakes Drive
(Hamilton County District 9)
STAFF: Approve with Conditions

SD 2016-071 River Watch Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 107-10928 Hixson Pike
(Hamilton County District 1)
STAFF: Approve with Conditions

III. Old Business

1. 2016-173 – Frank Goodwin & Headrick Construction c/o Allen Headrick – 1400
& 1420 Hamilton Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential
Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Lin Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

IV. New Business

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

1. MR-2016-179 – Berry Engineers, LLC c/o Ben Berry & Vision 515 Chestnut,
LLC/CBL II – 515 Chestnut Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:
Abandon Sewer
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

2. 2016-180 – Anne Binette, Representative for Asian Aide, USA & Steven Wolfe
– 5631 Watkins Street – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-2 Residential
District to O-1 Office District
(Hamilton County District 9)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

3. 2016-181 – Donavan Howe – 10905 Howe Farms Way – Hamilton County –
Special Permit: Permanent Amusement Resort & “other use”
(Hamilton County District 9)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

4. 2016-182 – Tim Dwyer with Leesman Engineering & Associates/Concord Creek,
LLC – 1503 Gunbarrel Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-4 Special
Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 8)
STAFF: Deny

5. 2016-183 – Mike and Cindy Cound – 404 Colville Street & 628 Forest Avenue –
City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential
Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve with condition

6. 2016-184 – Claudio Costa – 4823 Winding Lane – City of Chattanooga – Rezone
from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 1)
STAFF: Deny

7. MR-2016-185 – Branch Waterside Associates, LP c/o Jack Haylett – 2300 block
of Napier Drive – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Street Closure
(City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 8)
STAFF: Approve

8. 2016-186 – Michael A. Wagner – 2897 Taft Highway – Town of Walden –
Rezone from C-1 General Commercial Zone & LM-1 Light Manufacturing Zone
(Town of Walden District, Hamilton County District 2)
STAFF: Approve

9. 2016-187 – Michael A. Wagner – 2897 Taft Highway – Town of Walden –
Special Permit: Mini or Self Storage
(Town of Walden District, Hamilton County District 2)
STAFF: Approve

10. 2016-189 – James E. Pratt, Jr./Jon Jeffery Coppinger & Carol Anne B. Coppinger
– 5424 Cassandra Smith Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-5
Residential Zone to R-1 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 3)
STAFF: Approve

11. 2016-190 – James E. Pratt, Jr./Jon Jeffery Coppinger & Carol Ann B. Coppinger
– 5424 Cassandra Smith Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions
Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development
(City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 3)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

12. 2016-191 – Alan Haniszewski & Scenic City Investments, LLC – 1500 Anderson
Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z
Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

13. 2016-192 – Alan Haniszewski & Scenic City Investments – 1805, 1807, 1809 &
1811 East 13th Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone
to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

14. 2016-193 – Field, LLC c/o Gabe Thomas/John & Jennifer Langworthy – 721, 725,
& 729 North Market Street, 14, 16, 18 & 20 Peak Street and 178 Spears Avenue-
City of Chattanooga – Rezone from E-CX-3 Commercial Mixed Use Zone & ERA-
3 Residential Attached Zone & UGC Urban General Commercial Zone to RT/
Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Deny Request; Approve
R-T/Z for part & E-RA-3 for part

15. 2016-194 – Jacob Lemus & Michael Herman – 8199 & 8231 Balata Drive –
Hamilton County – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit
Development
(Hamilton County District 9)
STAFF: Approve

16. 2016-195 – Kristen & Kevin Harvey/Margie Joe Howard Etal – 2700 & 2708
Walker Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-4 Special Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve with condition

17. 2016-196 – Ooltewah Development, LLC, Shane Howard & Robert & Darlene
Center – 9742 & 9744 East Brainerd Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-
1 Agricultural District to R-1 Single Family Residential District
(Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve

18. 2016-197 – Ooltewah Development, LLC , Shane Howard & Robert & Darlene
Center – 9730, 9742 & 9744 East Brainerd Road – Hamilton County – Special
Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development
(Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve with conditions

19. 2016-198 – Wade Batson for Dead Zero Shooting, LLC & Walden Ridge, LLC –
2133 Retro Hughes Road – Hamilton County – Special Permit: Outdoor
Shooting Range
(Hamilton County District 1)
STAFF: Defer

20. 2016-200 – William Wise, Trustee Via City Attorney’s Office – 120 Market
Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from D-RM-4 to R-RV-4 (Form Based
Code Area
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: N/A
GOVERNMENT MANDATORY REFERRALS

21. MR-2016-188 – City of Chattanooga Real Property Office c/o Gail Hart – 1001
Lindsay Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Lease Agreement
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

AMENDMENT RESOLUTIONS

22. A Resolution to Amend the Hamilton County Zoning Regulations, Article VI,
Exceptions, Section 408 Short Term Vacation Rentals Relating to being
Revocable

23. A Resolution to Amend the Hamilton County Zoning Regulations, Article IV,
Schedule of District Regulations and Article VII, Board of Zoning Appeals,
Section 500 Special Permits Relating to Special Event Facilities

24. A Resolution to Amend the Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38 Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI Form-Based Code, Section 38-728 to Reduce Lot Area
and Width Requirements in The RA (Residential Attached) Zone

V. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

VI. Approval of Planning Commission Minutes of November 14, 2016

VII. Adjourn



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