Planning Commission Agenda, Staff Recommendations For Dec. 10

Wednesday, December 05, 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


Realtors See Some Positives In June Sales Figures

Officials of the Chattanooga Association of Realtors said they see some positives in June sales figures. Officials said, "Upon first review of our June residential market statistics, housing seemed to have had a slow start in the spring selling season. But don’t let appearances deceive. As you dig into that spring soil, you begin to unearth differences in individual areas and ... (click for more)

New Homes Begin In Hampton Creek

RiverBirch Homes and Waters-Holland Builders, two award-winning home builders in Tennessee, have recently purchased the remaining residential lots in Hampton Creek from the previous owner, Hampton Creek Investments. The builders are looking to complete the community with beautiful, high-quality homes, while remaining sensitive to a wide array of budgets, said officials. In keeping ... (click for more)

One Of Oldest Log Homes At University Of The South Suffers Heavy Fire Damage

The oldest log home at the University of the South at Sewanne suffered heavy damage on Friday night. Fire broke out at the historic Rebel’s Rest at approximately 11:30 p.m. Fire units arrived a short time later, but flames were shooting high in the air. Rebel's Roost was built as the family home of Major George Fairbanks a year after the close of the Civil War. The house ... (click for more)

Corker Says Congress Needs Time To Review Plan For VA Reforms

As negotiations between the Senate and the House of Representatives over legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continue,  Senator Bob Corker urged that lawmakers have the opportunity to review a complete Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score on any final conference VA bill before taking a vote. “Our veterans deserve solutions to the systemic problems ... (click for more)

Voters Deserve The Truth About Tennessee Supreme Court Justices

I am an experienced trial lawyer, and, frankly, I am dismayed with the negative advertisements and mailers about three of our Tennessee Supreme Court Justices.  These mailers talk about the Justices being liberal and tie them to Obamacare.  Clearly, this propaganda attempts to focus attention away from the Justices themselves to political subjects sensitive to many Tennesseans. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Wrongs Not Right

Scottie Mayfield is a delightful friend of mine but he’s the last guy in the world who should be aiming at anybody’s character. He’s always had class but today Scottie is the “star” of a shameful political commercial in which he assails challenger Weston Wamp on behalf of a panicked Chuck Fleischmann. Mayfield, you’ll remember, ran against the two in the last race for the District ... (click for more)