Planning Commission Agenda And Staff Recommendations For Sept. 12

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
The City-County Planning Commission will meet Monday, Sept. 12, at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse.

Here is the agenda as well as the staff recommendations:

I.       Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

 II.     Subdivision Plats & Variances

Variances 

SD 2016-046 Messlers Addition to White Oak Lots 1 thru 5-Minimum Suburban Infill Lot Frontage

(City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County 2)

                                                                            STAFF:             Approve

SD 2016-049 The Joinery Lots 1 and 2-Lot Frontage, Lot Size, and Rear Setback

City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County 6)

                                                                            STAFF:             Approve

Preliminary Plats

SD 2016-054 Hamilton on Hunter-1248-154, 1284-1290, 1292-1296, 1310-1314, 1317-1326, 1341-1373, 1394-1441

(Hamilton County District 9)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Condition

SD 2016-055 Grey Hawk Trails Lots 15 thru 48

(Hamilton County District 2)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Condition

Preliminary/Final Plat

SD 2016-048 Amberbrook Gardens Planned Unit Development,

Phase III Lots 113-167

(City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 3)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

SD 2016-057 Magnolia One Planned Unit Development Lots 1 thru 28 with Right-Of-Way Reduction

(City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

Final Plats

SD 2016-047 The Crossings Lots 1 thru 4

(City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 5)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

SD 2016-050 Morgan Subdivision Lots 1 thru 5

(Hamilton County District 9)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Condition

SD 2016-051 Stonewall Farms Subdivision Lots 627 thru 631

(Hamilton County District 3)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve 

SD 2016-052 Boulder Pass at the Canyons Planned Unit Development Lots 1-9, 31-44, and 60-63

(Hamilton County District 1)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

SD 2016-053 The View at White Oak Phase II Lots 14 thru 49

(Hamilton County District 9)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

SD 2016-056 Briarhaven Subdivision Lots 1 thru 10

(Hamilton County District 7)

                                                                            STAFF: Approve with Conditions

III.     Old Business

1.    2016-114 – SEI Ventures of TN, LLC c/o Dorothy D. Engsberg – 1900 block of Myrtle Street and 2100 Rossville Avenue and 1929 Central 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)

                                                                                     STAFF: Deny  

IV.     New Business

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

                1.    MR-2016-120 – James Havron – 300 block Mixson Street and 300 block of Peak Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Street Closure

                                    (City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 6)

                                                                                                               STAFF: Approve

                 2.    MR-2016-121 – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport c/o Kirby Yost, Attorney – 900 block of Jubilee Drive – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Street Closure

                                    (City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 8)

                                                                                                               STAFF: Approve part

                 3.    2016-122 – Larry D. Cooley – 104 Baker Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from E-RA-2 Residential Attached (FBC) to E-RD-2 Residential Detached (FBC)

                                    (City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6)

                                                                                                               STAFF: Approve

                4.    2016-123 – Raymond Swanson – 2015 Ell Road - Hamilton County – Special Permit:  Single Wide Manufactured Mobile Home

               (Hamilton County District 1)

                                                                                         STAFF: Approve

                5.    MR-2016-124 – Richard and Peggy Horne – Alley off the 100 block of Oak Street – Lookout Mountain – Mandatory Referral: Alley Closure

               (Lookout Mountain District, Hamilton County District 6)

                                                                                          STAFF: Approve

                6.    2016-125 – Miller Industries – 5218 and 5226 Tracie Lane, 8534 Ooltewah-Harrison Road and 8600 block of Hilltop Drive – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 9)

                                                                                          STAFF: Approve

              7.    2016-126 – Anand Global, LLC c/o Attorney Alexander McVeagh – 1412 Vance Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 8)

                                                                                          STAFF: Deny        

              8.    2016-127 – Berry Engineers, LLC & Lebanon Investment Corporation – 2431 Williams Street and 2400 block of Cowart Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-3 Residential Zone & UGC Urban General Commercial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 4)

                                                                                    STAFF:       Approve with conditions

              9.    MR-2016-128 – Fatherson Partnership Two – 1000 block of Little Sorrel Road (two parts) – Hamilton County – Mandatory Referral:  Street Closure

               (Hamilton County District 3)

                                                                                                      STAFF:       Approve

             10.  2016-129 – Roy Williams – 1905 South Greenwood Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 4)

                                                                                              STAFF:       Deny M1; Approve M2

             11.  2016-130 – NR Properties c/o Ross Timoschuck & Linda Van Meter & David Park – 1710, 1712, 1714, 1716 & 1720 Joiner Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 7)

                                                                                         STAFF:       Approve with condition

             12.  2016-131 – Matt McDonald & Redemption to the Nations – 1801 & 1809 Bennett Avenue, 1801, 1805, 1807, 1809, 1811, 1813 Anderson Avenue and 1001 South Orchard Knob Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-4 Special Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone

               (City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)

                                                                                         STAFF:       Approve with condition

            13.  2016-132 – Bill Brennan – 8269 & 8311 Balata Drive – Hamilton County – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development Amendment

               (Hamilton County District 9)

                                                                                                      STAFF:       Approve

            14. MR-2016-133 – Susan L. Fogo – Unnamed alley between West 21st Street and West 20th Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral:  Abandon & Close Street Right-Of-Way

               (City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)

                                                                                                      STAFF:       Approve   

             15.  2016-134 – MAP Engineers, LLC & East Haven Partners, LLC – 2016 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-1 Residential District to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line District

               (Hamilton County District 7)

                                             STAFF:       Deny RT/Z; Approve PUD with conditions

             16.  An Ordinance to Amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38 Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 30 Urban Infill Lot Compatibility Option, Section 38-480, Minimum Yard Requirements

V.            Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

VI.           Approval of Planning Commission Minutes of August 8, 2016

VII.          Adjourn


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