Those Who Pay Attention know that the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission has been working on new subdivision requirements. The final draft was on this month’s MPC agenda, but staff requested a one-month postponement to allow for more public input.
This was primarily because the first draft of the document included language that required sidewalks to be installed on one side of the street in new city and county subdivisions while two subsequent drafts did not.
A survey of Knox County Commissioners revealed that most either favor or are leaning toward approving a zoning change that would allow for the creation of Midway Business Park in deep East Knox County.
Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission recommended a sector plan amendment and rezoning of the proposed 345-acre business park at its Nov. 12 meeting. A vote on both requests from the Development Corporation is scheduled for a vote Dec. 21 by Knox County Commission.