Planning Commission Meets Next Monday Afternoon

Monday, October 2, 2017

The Planning Commission will meet Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse to hear subdivision and zoning cases:

Agenda

  1. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)



14in; margin-left: 1.19in;"> II. Subdivision Plats & Variances

 

Variances

1. SD 2017-71 St. Elmo Heights, Lots thru 4, 5400 Block Alabama Highway, Minimum Lot Frontage

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

STAFF: Approve

 

2. SD 2017-076-Petrovs Subdivision Lots 1 thru 3, 8400 Primerose Avenue, Minimum Suburban Infill Lot Frontage

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

STAFF: Deny

Preliminary Plats

 

3. SD 2017-053 The View at White Oak East, Lots 1 thru 44, 9100 Block Highway 58

(Hamilton County District 9)

STAFF: Approve

 

Preliminary and Final Plats

 

4. SD 2017-065 Revised Montagues Addition No. 1, Lots 1 thru 12, 1511 Washington Avenue

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

STAFF: Approve

 

5. SD 2017-067 Assurance Land Development Lots 2 thru 6, 7608 Selcer Road

(Hamilton County District 1)

STAFF: Approve with Condition

 

6. SD 2017-073 Hamilton Crest Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 7, Hamilton Avenue

(Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 6)

STAFF: Approve

 

7. SD 2017-077 Petrovs Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 3, 8400 Primerose Avenue

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

STAFF: Deny

 

Final Plat

 

8. SD 2017-066 100 @ South Broad Lots 46 thru 56

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

STAFF: Approve

 

9. SD 2017-078 Northshore Heights Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 19, and 12 thru 33

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

STAFF: Approve

 

III. Old Business (Both Deferred from July PC meeting)

 

1. 2017-087 – Zachery Darnell, Attorney with Cavett, Abbott & Weiss – 7600, 7604, 7606, 7608 & 7610 Davidson Road & 1000 block of North Sanctuary Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to A-1 Urban Agricultural Zone

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

STAFF: Approve part; Deny part

2. 2017-088 – Zachery Darnell, Attorney with Cavett, Abbott & Weiss ––7600, 7604, 7606, 7608 & 7610 Davidson Road & 1000 block of North Sanctuary Road - City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development

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

STAFF: Deny

IV. New Business

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

 

1. 2017-122 – James W. Morrison –– Unnumbered block of Excelsior Avenue - Town of Walden – Special Permit: Build on Lot Without Public Access

(Town of Walden, Hamilton County District 2)

STAFF: Approve

 

2. MR-2017-123 – Niles Surveying – 1000 block Fernway Road - City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Sewer Abandonment

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

STAFF: Deny

 

3. MR-2017-124 – Niles Surveying – 1100 block Fernway Road – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Sewer Abandonment

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

STAFF: Deny

 

4. 2017-128 – Catherine Hunkapiller – 4057 Mountain Creek Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to RZ-1 Zero Lot Line Residential Zone

(City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 2)

STAFF: Approve with condition

 

5. A RESOLUTION TO AMEND ORDINANCE NUMBER 13071 T0 INCORPORATE CERTAIN PROPERTIES, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BELOW, INTO THE DOWNTOWN FORM BASED CODE AREA BOUNDARY

 

6. A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE DOWNTOWN CONTEXT MAP WITHIN THE CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE, PART II, CHAPTER 38 ZONING, ARTICLE XVI DOWNTOWN FORM-BASED CODE, SECTION 38-693(2) TO ADD CERTAIN PROPERTIES, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BELOW, INTO THE URBAN EDGE CONTEXT AREA

 

7. 2017-129 – Northshore Development, LLC – 423 West Bell Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to E-RD-3 Urban Edge Residential Detached 3 Stories Maximum Height

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

STAFF: Deny

 

8. 2017-130 – Tracye Brogdon – 6214 Walden Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-2 Residential Zone

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

STAFF: Approve

 

9. 2017-131 – MSBC Black Creek, LLC c/o Randy Stone – 3800 block of Cummings Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-3 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone

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

STAFF: Approve

 

10. 2017-132 – Adamson Developers, LLC – 2001, 2003 & 2005 McCallie Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone

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

STAFF: Approve with conditions

 

11. 2017-133 – Rowland Development Group, LLC – 801 South Greenwood Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Lift Conditions from Ordinance #6007 of Previous Case #1968-147

(City of Chattanooga District 9, Hamilton County District 4)

STAFF: Approve

 

12. 2017-134 – Pratt Land & Development Company, LLC – 6100 block Hixson Pike – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development

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

STAFF: Approve

 

13. 2017-135 – H & H Developments – 4653 Cary Lane – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development

(City of Chattanooga District 2, Hamilton County District 3)

STAFF: Approve with conditions

 

14. 2017-136 – Darrell Henry – 930 Horne Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-1 Agricultural District & R-2A Rural Residential District to C-3 General Business Commercial District

(Hamilton County District 3)

STAFF: Deny

 

15. 2017-137 – Vinod Javer – 2512 & 2514 Will Kelley Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development

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

STAFF: Approve

 

16. 2017-138 – ASA Engineering c/o Allen Jones – 5564 Dayton Boulevard, 400 block of Gadd Road & 300 block of Allen Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone, R-5 Residential Zone & C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-1 Residential Zone & R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone

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

STAFF: Approve with condition

 

17. 2017-139 – ASA Engineering c/o Allen Jones – 5564 Dayton Boulevard & 300 block of Allen Road – City of Chattanooga – Special Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development

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

STAFF: Approve with condition

 

18. 2017-140 – James McMahon – 962 & 976 Pineville Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone

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

STAFF: Deny

 

19. 2017-141 – Craig Kronenberg – 1601 South Holtzclaw Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone

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

STAFF: Approve

 

20. 2017-142 – J. Robert McKenzie – 515, 5521 & 525 O’Neal Street – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-3 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone

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

STAFF: Approve with conditions

 

21. 2017-144 – City of Chattanooga c/o Regional Planning Agency – Property bounded on the North by Bailey Avenue, the South by Bennett Avenue, the East by South Willow Street & the West by South Hickory Street – City of Chattanooga – Abandonment of Institutional Planned Unit Development

(City of Chattanooga District 9, Hamilton County District 4)

STAFF: Approve

 

22. 2017-145 – City of Chattanooga c/o Regional Planning Agency - Property bounded on the North by Bailey Avenue, the South by Bennett Avenue, the East by South Willow Street & the West by South Hickory Street – City of Chattanooga – R-4 Special Zone & R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone Zoning Study

(City of Chattanooga District 9, Hamilton County District 4)

STAFF: Approve with conditions

V. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

VI. Approval of Planning Commission Minutes of September 11, 2017

VII. Adjourn


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