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AGENDA

WILSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Friday, January 17, 2020 Meeting

10:00 A.M.

CALL TO ORDER

ADMINISTER OATH

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: December 20, 2019

Old Business:

Final-David Lawrence Property                                                                                       9 lots

Hearn Hill Road                                                                                                             130/12.00

District 9 Commissioner: Sara Patton                                                                              zoning A-1

New Business:

01.) Site Plan-Seays Hill Motorola Telecom Project co-location/generator   1 lot

       Hickory Ridge Road                                                                                                69/75.02

 District 23 Commissioner: Sue Vanatta                                                                     zoning R-1

       cell tower approved July 25, 1997 as City of Lebanon Leeville Communication Tower

Amendment to the Wilson County Zoning Ordinance Article 2 Definitions, adding definition for accessory dwelling unit. Article 5 Zoning Districts, permitting accessory dwelling units within the R-1, R-2, A-1 and A-2 zone districts. (attached)

Plats for affirmation:

Rsb.; Stonebrook Fall Subdivision Phase II Lot 57                                                            1 lot

Stonebrook Cove                                                                                                           25A/A/9.00

Subdv.; Harris, Minick & Love Property                                                                            3 lots

Carthage Highway                                                                                                         61/3.00

Rsb.; Sam & Christine McDaniel Property                                                                        2 lots

NW Williams Road                                                                                                         27/41.00: 41.02

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE WILSON COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING DEFINITION FOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS AND ENACTING CERTAIN ZONING CRITERION AND REGULATIONS CONJUNCTION WITH THE USE OF THESE TWO TERMS.

 

WHEREAS, Wilson County Government seeks to protect the general health, safety, and welfare of the public at large; and,

WHEREAS, the current version of the Wilson County Zoning Ordinance was passed and adopted in January 22, 1990 for the purposes of carrying out the above stated intent; and,

WHEREAS, the current Zoning Ordinance went into effect on March 5, 1990; and,

WHEREAS, the need has arisen to provide additional protections for Wilson County

Residential and Commercial neighboring property owners and the general public, regarding health and safety and general welfare; and,

WHEREAS, the zoning Ordinance seeks to provide certain economic and social advantages that result from and orderly and planned development; and,

WHEREAS, the need has arisen for definition and provisions Accessory Dwelling Units and the regulation thereof, and;

 

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held before the County Commission on ____regarding this matter;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following section and related amendments be amended to the Wilson County Zoning Ordinance as follows:

SECTION 1:

 

Under ARTICLE 2 – DEFINITIONS

Add the Following Definition as shown in bold Italics:

ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT – A detached structure to be used in a capacity that is secondary and accessory to a primary residential structure on the same property for the purposes of establishing a one-bedroom efficiency dwelling for any number of purposes.  Such uses routinely include Grandmother suites, in-laws’ quarters, guest houses, pool houses, servants, caretakers’, or housekeepers’ quarters, etc. Such Dwelling units must be below 900 square feet in total dedicated space used for the elements of the dwelling unit (bedroom or sleeping quarters area, accessory kitchen area, accessory bathroom area, and any accessory dining area, accessory living room or entertaining area). Accessory Dwelling Units will have paid any necessary Adequate Facilities Tax to offset the cost of public improvements to serve this additional dwelling unit in order to be considered compliant with the Wilson County Zoning Resolution.

Such use is differentiated from two family dwelling as defined by the Wilson County Zoning resolution by being within a detached structure and by total area dedicated to such use falling below 900 square feet when accounting for a ONE bedroom sleeping quarters, the secondary kitchen area, the secondary bathroom area and any secondary dining area, living room, or entertaining area associated

ADD the following language at the appropriate alphabetized location within the definitions section of the Zoning Resolution:

SECTION 2:

 

            UNDER ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS:

IN THE R-1 RURAL RESIDENTIAL ZONE DISTRICT SECTION 5.10; THE R-2 SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL ZONE DISTRICT SECTION 5.12; THE A-1 AGRICULTURAL ZONE DISTRICT SECTION 5.20; THE A-2 AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION ZONE DISTRICT SECTION 5.22;

Add the following language under Permitted Uses after the uses listed in Item A:

A-1: ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS – Must have adequate septic capacity to accommodate the addition of one bedroom to accommodate this one-bedroom unit OR be on a Sanitary Sewer System.  Must be no more than 900 square feet in size when accounting for the bedroom or sleeping quarters, accessory kitchen area, accessory bathroom area, and any associated dining room, living or entertaining area; commonly referred to as the total heated area. Adequate Facilities Taxes will also be required to be paid when such accessory facilities are to be established on a residential site.

Accessory Dwelling Units MUST have permanent connection to all utilities and will comply with permanent foundation provisions found in SECTION 3.12.04 of the Wilson County Zoning Resolution in accordance with the language for principle single family and two-family residential structures.  Total number of accessory Dwelling units permitted on a property is limited to one.

No Accessory Dwelling Unit may be used as a Bed and Breakfast/Inn (or Short-term Rental) without receiving approval from the Board of Zoning Appeals to do so.

All structures proposed for use an accessory dwelling unit must be compliant with building codes as determined by the Chief Building inspector.

Where Accessory Dwelling Units are proposed; all parking of vehicles associated with the entirety of the residential use on property should occur on the private property and not on the Public Right of Way on a regular basis.

 

To further insure health, safety, and welfare for those future residents of Accessory Dwelling Units; where such accessory dwelling units are proposed for retrofit or incorporation into an existing structure such quarters will only be permitted in structures constructed after July 2011 when Wilson County formally adopted Residential Building Codes.

 

SECTION 4:

 

            After each relocation, deletion, or addition to the zoning resolution; insert the following language:

            Revised (insert approval date), Resolution (insert resolution #).

SECTION 5:

 

            If any part of this resolution is deemed to be invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect any other section, clause, provision, or portion of this regulation which is not of itself invalid or unconstitutional. 

SECTION 6:

 

            The above listed amendments shall take effect upon approval of this amendment; the general welfare of the public requiring it.  No part of this regulation shall have any impact on pre-existing use on appeal approvals. The Regulations in place at the time of approval of such activities shall take precedent. 

Date of Approval:                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                SPONSOR

Planning & Zoning Committee date of approval/denial       ___________________

County Commission Date of Approval/Denial: