Northshore Corridor Neighbors Please take note:
Kevin Murphy, President of the Knox County Planning Alliance has asked us to make sure you are aware of the following – the preliminary Knox County Planning agenda for December.
It contains a number of aggressive planning proposals requiring major changes to zoning and impacting county infrastructure needs – particularly to already overburdened schools and roads.
A Very Active December Planning Meeting
While you may desire to focus on holiday activities and family in the coming weeks, there are a LOT of applications on the Planning Commission December 9th agenda. Two very large developments – one in Hardin Valley (item #16 – Couch Mill Rd) and one in South Knox County (#8 – Dry Hollow). Hardin Valley is particularly active this month with a number of concept plans.
Agenda Review Meeting – Tues, Dec 7th, 11:30AM, Small Assembly Room. Not broadcast.
Submit comments – due no later than 3PM Wed, Dec 8th
View Submitted Comments
Request to speak – due 9AM Dec 9th
Map of Active Cases
Below are the ones KCPA believes will merit discussion or raise significant interest with surrounding neighbors and we are keeping our eye on:
Rezonings – approx 159 acres
# 7 – Vinit Sharma 11-E-21-RZ, 2106 Schaeffer Rd, 4 acres, AG & TO to Planned Residential & TO up to 4 du/acre. Within the Planned Growth Area adjacent to mixed used development.
#16- Safe Harbor Residential 12-I-21-RZ, 11636 Hardin Valley Rd / Couch Mill Rd, 131.7 acres, Current zoning is Rural / AG (less than 1 du/acre) to Requested zoning is PR up to 3 du/acre, this property is within the Rural Residential Sector Plan land use designation (up to 3du/acre)/HP hillside protection, adjacent to AG (less than 1 du/acre) on all sides, 393 total residential lots: 279 single family homes and 114 townhomes. Transportation Letter
#17- Mary Gooden, 12-J-21-RZ, 2412 Smithland Lane, 1.09 acres, AG to RA, LDR
#18 – Ball Homes, 12-B-21-SP / 12-K-21-RZ, 2205 West Gallaher Ferry Road, 23.80 acres, AG to Sector Plan Rural Residential / Zoning Planned Residential at 4du/acre. Located in Rural Area
Concept Plans / Use on Review Cases: – total of 309 lots requested
#20- Amber Meadows/Ridge, 12-SA-21-C/12-A-21-UR, O Buttermilk Rd, 61 lots
#21 – Long / Donahue Subdivision, 12054 Hardin Valley Rd, 12-SB-21-C/12-E-21-UR, 47 lots on 20 acres
#22 – Vining Mill, O English Ivy, 12-SC-21-C/12-F-21-UR, 13 lots on 4.54 acres
#23 – Briggs Station, 1928 Marietta Church, 12-SD-21-C/12-G-21-UR, 188 lots on 94 acres
#24 – Prosperity Crossing, 13115 & O El Camino Lane, Steve Maddox, 12-SE-21-C, Site Plan, new road through development that will connect El Camino Ln and Everett Road
#26 – Johnson Rd and Schaad Rd just east of Amherst Elementery – Tommy Hunt – Calloway Hunt Real Estate – 12-D-21-UR – use on review request for an E-Z- Stop Food Mart with fuel pumps – Transportation Analysis
#8 – 11-B-21-SP / 11-F-21-RZ 8802 Sevierville Pike and Dry Hollow Road, Thunder Mountain Properties, Sector Plan Ag to LDR and Rezoning from AG/CA/CB to Planned Residential up to 3 du/ac. 158.64 acres for a total of approximately 475 lots. Located in the Rural . Transportation Impact Letter estimates 4,231 daily trips for this development and does not analyze the service or impact of the Simpson Rd / Chapman Highway intersection.
#12 12-E-21-RZ 2309 Maryville Pike, Bruce Duncan, Rezone from RB to Transition, County 9th District. 1.18 acres. Transition is not a frequently used zone and is not used in the area.
#13 12-F-21-RZ 3911 Gordon Smith Rd off Norris Freeway, Jason McMahan, County 7th. Rezone from Ag to PR 1-5 du/ac surrounded by Ag. Sector Plan LDR, with some subdivisions in the 1 mil radius.
#19 11-SC-21-C – Ashton Point Subdivision Concept Plan 225 Vanosdale Rd, 7 lots on 2.33 acres, West Hills Homeowners Association engaged in Public Comments on item.