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AGENDA

WILSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Friday, August 21, 2020 Meeting

10:00 A.M.

CALL TO ORDER

ADMINISTER OATH

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: July 17, 2020

Old Business:

Revised: 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)

Prelim.; Higher Grounds Homes, LLC Property                                      4 lots

               Fredericksburg Lane                                                                    98/22.00

               District 16 Commissioner Diane Weathers                               zoned R-1

New Business:

Application has been made by property owners Drew Boggs and Daniel Johnson requesting to rezone from (A-1) Agricultural to (I-1) Light Industrial approximately 2 acres of land located on  Murfreesboro Road referenced by Wilson County Tax Map 123 Parcel 5.00. District 14 Commissioner: Tommy Jones.

Site Plans and Plats:

01.)     Site Plan-Amazon monument sign                                               1 lot

            1000 Richard Petty Way                                                                 141/26.07

District 13 Commissioner: Sonja Robinson                                 zoned C-4

02.)     Site Plan-Cedar Farms Building 2                                                 1 lot

            Logistics Drive                                                                                  138/32.00

District 13 Commissioner: Sonja Robinson                                 zoned C-4

03.)     Prelim.; John Major Property Tract 2                                            22 lots

            Flatwoods Road                                                                               136/32.00

District 13 Commissioner: Sonja Robinson                                 zoned R-1

04.)     Prelim.; Stonehaven Subdivision                                                  133 lots

            Mays Chapel Road                                                                          48/4.00, 5.00, 6.00

            District 4 Commissioner: Chad Barnard                                       zoned R-1

05.)     Prelim.; Autumn Breeze Subdivision                                            47 lots

            South Mt. Juliet Road                                                                      99/88.00; 88.03

            District 16 Commissioner: Diane Weathers                                 zoned R-1

06.)     Prelim:Speedway Industrial Park Ph. 2 Lots 6 & 7 (Circle Tract) with

right of way acquisition                                                                   1 lot

            Darrell Waltrip Drive                                                                        141/26.00, 26.03

            District 13 Commissioner Sonja Robinson                                  zoned C-4

Plats for affirmation:

Subdv.; Edwin S. Pink Jr. Property                                                           2 lots

Old Murfreesboro Road                                                                              92/74.01

Rsb.; Alvin L. Sanders Property Lots 3, 4, 5                                            1 lot

Vesta Road                                                                                                   137/7.14

Subdv.; Raymond Anderson Jr. Property                                                2 lots

Nonaville Road                                                                                             31/44.00

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE WILSON COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING DEFINITIONS FOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS, AS WELL AS, INTERNAL ACCESSORY DWELLING QUARTERS 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 Internal Accessory Dwelling Quarters 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 DETACHED 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-law’ 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.

INTERNAL ACCESSORY DWELLING QUARTERSSpace within a primary residential structure that is to be dedicated to use as an accessory dwelling quarters.  Such accessory use within a primary residence is evidenced by the existence of a secondary kitchen area in addition to a somewhat separated area for a one bedroom sleeping quarters and a bathroom for use by the inhabitants of this secondary internal living space.  Such use is differentiated from a two family dwelling as defined by the Wilson County Zoning resolution by the lack of a second front of building entrance for entrance into the accessory quarters, 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 with the secondary dwelling quarters. Internal Accessory Dwelling Quarters will not be required to pay 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 so long as the square footage and building entrance requirements as outlined above are complied with and so long as the dwelling falls under the existing or proposed roof line of the primary structure.  If extension of roofline or building footprint is required, then the adequate facilities tax will be required. 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.

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 DETACHED DWELLING UNITS   Must have adequate septic or Sanitary (Or other public utility operated) Sewer System capacity to accommodate the addition of one bedroom.  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 “Accessory Dwelling Units MUST have permanent connection to all public utilities in accordance with the rules, regulations and requirements of each public utility provider 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.

Homes which already possess an Internal Accessory Dwelling Quarters may ALSO possess or add on ONE accessory Detached Dwelling Unit

A-2: INTERNAL ACCESSORY DWELLING QUARTERS – Must have adequate septic or Sanitary (Or other public utility operated)  Sewer System capacity to accommodate the addition of one bedroom.  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.  Internal accessory dwelling quarters MUST 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 Internal accessory dwelling quarters permitted on a property is limited to one.

No internal accessory dwelling quarters 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 spaces proposed for use an internal accessory dwelling quarters must be compliant with building codes as determined by the Chief Building inspector.

Where Internal Accessory Dwelling Quarters 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.

 

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:                                                                                                                

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