Planning Commission Agenda, Staff Recommendations For Dec. 10

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Here is the planning commission agenda and the staff recommendations for the meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse:

Planning Commission Meeting Date: December 10, 2012

I.

Opening Comments & Announcements (Chairman)

II.

Subdivision Plats & Variances

1.

Black Creek Phase 4-Dry Branch-Lots 1 thru 26-Preliminary and Final Plat

2.

Stonebrook Development-Phase III-Lots 1 thru 17-Preliminary and Final Plat

3.

JR Realty-Lots 1 thru 4-Preliminary and Final Plat

4.

5610 and 5626 Cassandra Smith Road-Suburban Infill Lot Frontage Variance Request-

Ms. Gaye Smith

5.

7439 Moses Road-Lot Frontage Variance Flag Lots-Ms. Helen McClure

III.

Old Business

1.

2010-155 – Otis C. Johnson – 2701 Corral Road – Hamilton County – Rezone from A-1
Agricultural District to M-4 Outdoor Industrial Use District

2.

2012-089 – Napier Associates/Defoor Brothers Development LLC/Gunbarrel
Partners/Waterside Property Investment, LLC – 2417, 2440 Elam Lane and 2511,
2515, 2519 and 2527 Gunbarrel Road – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1
Residential Zone and MXU to C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone

IV. New Business

A.

Rezonings, Closures/Abandonments, Special Permits, Condition Amendments

1.

2012-155 – Marvin Knecht – 7605 Grasshopper Road – Hamilton County – Special
Permit: Single Wide Manufactured Home

2.

2012-156 – City of Chattanooga/Regional Planning Agency – 9300 blk Lee Highway –
City of Chattanooga – Rezone from Temporary M-1 Manufacturing Zone to
Permanent Urban General Commercial Zone

3.

2012-157 – Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack & Carolyn Lonas/Robert Brown – 100 blk
Dodson Road and 6300 blk Highway 153 – City of Chattanooga – Rezone from R-1
Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience
Commercial Zone

4.

MR-2012-158 – Alan Haniszewski – 1900 blk Jefferson Street (unopened) – City of
Chattanooga – Mandatory Referral: Street Closure

B.

Resolution Amendment

1.

A Resolution to Amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance,
Division 5, Section 38-84 R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone to Provide
Clarity to Setback Requirements Outside and Within the Urban Overlay Zone

V.

Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

VI.

Approval of Minutes

VII.

Adjourn

Staff recommendations:

Old business

http://www.chcrpa.org/Divisions_and_Functions/Development_Services/Monthly_Zoning_and_Subdivision_Information_Preview/Planning_Commission_Preview/2012/Dec_2012/OLD_BUSINESS-DEC_2012.pdf

New business

http://www.chcrpa.org/Divisions_and_Functions/Development_Services/Monthly_Zoning_and_Subdivision_Information_Preview/Planning_Commission_Preview/2012/Dec_2012/NEW_BUSINESS-DEC_2012.pdf

Subdivisions

http://www.chcrpa.org/Divisions_and_Functions/Development_Services/Monthly_Zoning_and_Subdivision_Information_Preview/Planning_Commission_Preview/2012/Dec_2012/SUBDIVISIONS-DEC_2012.pdf


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