Planning Commission Meets Next Monday Afternoon

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Planning Commission meets next Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse to hear a number of rezoning requests.

Here is the agenda:

CASE # FROM TO NAME ADDRESS LOCATION STAFF REC PC ACT GOV ACT
MR2018-0021 Declare Surplus City of Chattanooga, Real Property / Gail Hart 5909 Hancock Road County5, City5

Approve

2018-0022 SEP PUD BWSC, Andy Highlander, Lookout Mountain Conservancy 1835,1837 and 1919 Old Wauhatchie Road County6, City7

Approve W/C

2018-0023 R-4 C-2 Kenneth Spann,Office Properties LP 7331 Shallowford Road County8, City4

Approve

2018-0024 C2 R1 Kristen Powell 104 Kingwood Drive East Ridge
2018-0025 A-1 R-1 Niles Surveying Co., C.
Barton Crattie, Barry Evans and Joseph M. Pleva
1926 Hixson Marina Road County 3

Approve

2018-0026 R-1 RZ-1 Brandi Thompson 434 Whitehall Road County6, City1

Deny

2018-0027 Special Deviation from Setback Requirements in UGC Zone Randall P. Taylor, 2525 South Broad, LLC 410 W. 25th Street and W. 26th Street County6, City7 N/A
2018-0028 (FORM BASE CODE) E-RM-3 E-CX-3 SE First Holding, LLC 713 Hamilton Ave County6, City2

Deny

2018-0029 HOLD SEE APRIL RUNDOWN
2018-0030 Abandon PUD in Resol.# 1107-33B Iraj Radpour 6500 blk of Fairview Road County

Approve

2018-0031 M-1 UGC Asa Engineering /Allen Jones, James Munson, GDC Partnership 917 East 16th Street and 1604 Central Ave County4, City8

Approve

2018-0032 R-2 UGC Matthew McClanhan/John Sweet, Ronald and Lynne Draugthon 1700 Dodds Ave County4, City9

Approve W/C

2018-0033 Special Use Permit Walden Ridge Fire Hall -Walden Article 4-Section 4.04c(10) DH&W Architects,Andrew Hausler, Hamilton County, Paul Parker 2102 Taft Highway WALDEN

Approve

Old Business
2017-0150 R-3 C-1 Jones Bay, Inc., Darrel Jones (Deferred to February PC Meeting) 9546 Hixson Pike LAKESITE

Deny

2017-0151 SP Recreational Vehicle Park Jones Bay, Inc., Darrel Jones (Deferred to February PC Meeting) 9546 Hixson Pike LAKESITE

Deny

AMENDMENTS
A Resolution to Amend the Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38 Zoning,
Article III, Zones and Boundaries, to Delete and Replace Division 4 with New
Text, Brainerd Overlay Zone
A Resolution to Amend the Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38 Zoning,
Article XVI Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, Relative to
Recommend Improvements Based on the One Year Review
A Resolution to Amend the Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38 Zoning,
Article III, Zones and Boundaries to Add a New Division 6, Lovell Field
Gateway Overlay Zone


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Ragan-Smith Announces Expansion In Southside

Tennessee Home Sales Dip 7% In January


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Real Estate

City Council Approves 1 Short Term Vacation Rental In St. Elmo, Denies Another

The City Council on Tuesday night considered two short term vacation rental permits in St. Elmo and there was opposition to both. The council wound up approving one and denying another. - based on the recommendations of district representative Erskine Oglesby. The application by Jennifer Dixon at 4204 Seneca Ave. was approved though several residents expressed opposition. ... (click for more)

Ragan-Smith Announces Expansion In Southside

Initially opened in 2011, the Southside Chattanooga office of Nashville-based Ragan-Smith Associates announced its partnership with neighbor architecture firm, Artech Design Group, to expand and renovate its current location, 1410 Cowart St. The physical expansion will not only double the size of the office, it will also put the company one step closer to its goal of doubling the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Schools Closed On Friday; Other Schools Announce Closings Or Delays

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City Report Says Ballard Had Pattern Of Sexual Harassment Over Female Trainees; Attorney Says He Looks Forward To Returning To Work

A city report says an instructor over police academies had a pattern of sexual harassment against female cadets. Two female trainees initially filed the complaint against instructor Ricky Ballard. Ballard was suspended earlier this month for 160 hours without pay over the sexual allegations. Four female cadets said they received unwanted hugs from Ballard. They said Ballard ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway - And Response (3)

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)