Planning Commission Meets Dec. 11

Monday, December 4, 2017

Here is the agenda for the Planning Commission, which meets next Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse:

I. Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)
II. Subdivision Plats & Variances
Variances
1. SD 2017-087 Sonia Lane Subdivision, Lots 1-4, 7400 block Sonia Lane,
Variance for minimum Lot Size, Minimum Lot Frontage, Minimum Lot Side
Setback and Minimum Lot Front Setback
(City of Chattanooga District 6/Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Deny

2.

SD 2017-89 Betty Brown Subdivision, Lots 1 & 2, 1514 Thrasher Pike, Variance
on width of existing easement from 50 feet to 21.48 feet
(Hamilton County District 3)

STAFF: Approve
3. SD 2017-090 Jeffery L. Cleary Subdivision, Lots 1 & 2, 2100 block West
Fairmount Road, Variance on minimum road frontage from 25 feet to 23.59
feet for two (2) flag lots
(Hamilton County District 3)

STAFF: Approve

4. SD 2017-091 Hixson Springs Subdivision, Lot 13, Sitton Mills Place (Private) at
8200 block Hixson Springs Road, Variance to allow division of less than 5
acres on a private easement
(Hamilton County District 2)

STAFF: Approve

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Preliminary and Final Plat
5. SD 2017-086 Kirshner Subdivision, Lots 14-20, 2100 block Union Avenue
(City of Chattanooga District 9, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve



Final Plats
6. SD 2017-088 Sonia Lane Subdivision, Lots 1-4, 7400 block Sonia Lane
(City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 7)

STAFF: Deny unless needed
variances are approved
7. SD 2017-092 George Luttrell Farms Subdivision, Lots 1-14, 37-67, 74-106,
12000 block Clift Mill Road
(Hamilton County District 1)

STAFF: Approve

8. SD 2017-093 Oakvale Subdivision, Lots 1-56, 8200 block Igou Gap Road
(City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Approve

III. Old Business
(NONE)
IV. New Business
A. Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments
1. MR-2017- 163 – Frank Goodwin –Unopened alley located in the 200 block of
Sawyer Street - City of Chattanooga –Mandatory Referral: Alley Closure
(City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

2. MR-2017- 174 – Shea Properties II, LLC – Alley off 200 block Watauga Street -
City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Alley Closure
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

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3. MR-2017- 175 – PMS Properties – 6000 block of Shallowford Road – City of
Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Abandon Sewer Easement
(City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 5)
STAFF: Approve

4. MR-2017- 176 – Title Guaranty and Trust Company – Unopened Ridgeway
Avenue located off 6200 block of Westridge Road – City of Chattanooga –
Mandatory Referral: Street Closure
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 6)
STAFF: Approve

5. 2017-177 – Carol Lynell Simmons – 7722 Lasata Lane – Hamilton County –
Special Permit: Bed & Breakfast
(Hamilton County District 9)

STAFF: Deny

* withdrawn 6. 2017-178 – Ooltewah Development, LLC – 9730, 9742 & 9744 East Brainerd
Road – Hamilton County – Special Exceptions Permit: Abandon Planned Unit
Development
(Hamilton County District 7)

STAFF: na

*withdrawn 7. 2017-179 – Ooltewah Development, LLC 9730, 9742 & 9744 East Brainerd
Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from R-1 Single Family Residential District
to R-3 Apartment-Townhouse District
(Hamilton County District 7)

STAFF: na

8. 2017-180 – Phillip and Jennifer Clay – 7628 Davidson 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

9. 2017-185 – Philip and Jennifer Clay – 7628 Davidson Road – City of
Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 7)
STAFF: Deny

10. 2017-181 – Verizon Wireless – 16225 May Road – Hamilton County – Special
Permit: Communication Tower Facility
(Hamilton County District 1)

STAFF: Approve

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11. 2017-182 – Southeast Real Estate – 7608 Shallowford Road, 2216, 2228, 2242
& 2252 Murray Lane – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1 Residential
Zone to R-3 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 4, Hamilton County District 8)
STAFF: Defer

*withdrawn 12. 2017-183 – Flipper Bend, LLC – Roberts Mill Road – Hamilton County – Special

Exceptions Permit: Residential Planned Unit Development
(Hamilton County District 2)

STAFF: na

13. 2017-184 – Fickling & Company, Inc. – 6038 Hixson Pike – City of Chattanooga
– Rezone from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone
(City of Chattanooga District 3, Hamilton County District 3)
STAFF: Defer

GOVERNMENT MANDATORY REFERRAL
14. MR-2017- 186 – County Public Works Department – 10000 block of East
Brainerd Road – Hamilton County - Mandatory Referral: Street Closure
(Hamilton County District 7)

STAFF: Approve

15. MR-2017- 164 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 108 Southview
Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 1, Hamilton County District 2)
STAFF: Approve

16. MR-2017- 165 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1709 Rubio
Street– City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

17. MR-2017- 166 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 2102 Raulston
Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

18. MR-2017- 167 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1104 South
Greenwood Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare
Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

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19. MR-2017- 168 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1502 East 12 th
Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

*withdrawn 20. MR-2017- 169 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1126 East 14 th Street –

City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

21. MR-2017- 170 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1510 East 17 th
Street – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

22. MR-2017- 171 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 1905 Huff Place –
City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 8, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

23. MR-2017- 172 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 4022 Chandler
Avenue – City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

24. MR-2017- 173 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 3711 4 th Avenue –
City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 7, Hamilton County District 4)
STAFF: Approve

25. MR-2017- 187 - City of Chattanooga Real Property Office – 5905 Clark
Avenue– City of Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Declare Surplus
(City of Chattanooga District 6, Hamilton County District 5)
STAFF: Approve

AMENDMENT RESOLUTIONS
26. A RESOLUTION TO AMEND CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE, PART II, CHAPTER 38
ZONING REGULATIONS, ARTICLE II. DEFINITIONS AND ARTICLE IV. GENERAL
REGULATIONS, SECTION 38-32 LOT SIZE, LOT FRONTAGE, SETBACK NOT TO
BE REDUCED; EXCEPTION TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR SEWER AVAILABILITY
STRIP AND TO EXCLUDE SEWER AVAILABILITY STRIPS FROM MINIMUM LOT
FRONTAGE REQUIREMENTS

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27. A RESOLUTION TO AMEND CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE, PART II, CHAPTER 38
ZONING, ARTICLE V ZONE REGULATIONS DIVISION 10. MXU-MIXED USE
ZONE, SECTION 38-137 ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS TO DELETE AND
ADD A CROSS REFERENCE TO CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE CHAPTER 31,
ARTICLE VIII. STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
28. A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE, PART II,
CHAPTER 38 ZONING, ARTICLE XVI DOWNTOWN CHATTANOOGA FORM-
BASED CODE, RELATIVE TO RECOMMENDED IMPROVEMENTS BASED ON THE
ONE YEAR REVIEW
29. A RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING THAT MEMBERS OF THE CHATTANOOGA
CITY COUNCIL ADOPT THE UPDATED LAND USE POLICY FOR THE LOOKOUT
VALLEY AREA PLAN FOR THOSE PROPERTIES FRONTING BROWN’S FERRY
ROAD BETWEEN INTERSTATE 24 AND CUMMINGS HIGHWAY

V. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items
VI. Approval of Planning Commission Minutes of November 13, 2017
VII. Adjourn


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