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Board of Zoning and Appeals
Thursday, March 04, 2021, 09:00am
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The Wilson County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  in the County Commission Room at the Wilson County Courthouse, located at 228 East Main Street, Lebanon, Tennessee.

Given Covid 19 related precautions, if you do not plan to attend the meeting and wish to comment, we will be accepting comments through mail or email.  All comments must be received by 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  Please send your comments to Wilson County Codes and Zoning Department, Attention Karen Murphy 233 East Gay Street Lebanon, TN. 37087, or email karen.murphy@wilsoncountytn.gov

If you plan on attending the meeting, we will be practicing social distancing and you may be asked to remain outside the meeting room until the case you are interested in is being heard. 

The following cases will be heard:

 

CASE 3860

REQUEST:  Melinda Forbes is seeking to establish an Airbnb on A-1 Agricultural zoned property.  The Airbnb will be in an existing house during the off season for weddings.  The wedding and event venue were approved by the board on August 19, 2016 therefore, the applicant is requesting for two (2) uses on one (1) tract.  The property located at 445 Old Statesville Road, Lots 1-2, Lovetere Property is Parcel 68.05 on Wilson County Tax Map 27.  The property consists of 7.40 acres. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.40 NUMBER AND LOCATION OF BUILDINGS ON LOT - 3.40.04 - With the exception of churches, farming and home occupations conducted within the principal structure, only one use shall be allowed per tract of land on any lot in a residential district or any residential lots in any agricultural district.  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.20 AGRICULTURAL (A-1) - 5.20.03 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL (revised 12/15/2003 resolution 03-12-2) - 5.20.03.1 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL - C. Bed and Breakfast Facility: 1. Bed and Breakfast Facilities must possess onsite caretaker either living on premises or on premises within 10 Miles of the Bed and Breakfast Facility to oversee operations.  2. Bed and Breakfast Facilities shall also provide contact information for the local caretaker, as outlined in item 1 above, as well as contact information for the actual owner of the property if different from the local caretaker. This information shall be provided to the County Sherriff’s office, the County Building inspector, and the Wilson Emergency Management Agency. Such required contact information shall include Name, a Valid Mailing Address, Phone number and Email address for the Caretaker and the owner of the property respectively. This information will be required upon approval of any Bed and Breakfast use, as defined in the Wilson County Zoning Resolution, by the Board of Zoning Appeals and prior to commencing operations.  3. Bed and Breakfast facilities as outlined by the Wilson County Zoning Resolution shall be required to meet the rules of the Tennessee Department of Health division of Food and Sanitation Chapter 1200-23-2 titled bed and breakfast establishments, where deemed applicable by officials of the Tennessee Department of Health.  4. Bed and Breakfast facilities as outlined by the Wilson County Zoning Resolution shall be required to have viable sewer septic as determined by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.  5. This use will be approved in increments with option to request renewal or extension at the end of that time period.

 

CASE 3861

REQUEST:  Michael Lamb Jr is seeking to establish a boat storage facility on A-1 Agricultural zoned property.  The property located at 1185 Burton Road, Lot 4, Burton Property is Parcel 68.05 on Wilson County Tax Map 27.  The property consists of 7.25 acres. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.20 AGRICULTURAL (A-1) - 5.20.03 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL (revised 12/15/2003 resolution 03-12-2) - 5.20.03.1 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL – DD.  Other similar uses as reviewed and approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.  5.20.04 USES PROHIBITED –

D. Uses not specifically permitted or permissible on appeal. 

CASE 3862

REQUEST:  Sabrina Keener is seeking a variance of four (400) hundred square feet on the size limit requirement of two thousand (2,000) square feet for an accessory structure without a house being on the property.  The variance will allow the accessory structure to be two thousand, four hundred (2,400) square feet.  The property located on Rogers Road, Lot 12, Johnson Property is Parcel 23.16 on Wilson County Tax Map 38.  The property consists of 5.64 acres and is zoned A-1 Agricultural. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.90

ACCESSORY STRUCTURES IN RESIDENTIAL AND/OR AGRICULTURAL ZONE

DISTRICTS [resolution 07-7-5] - 3.90.01 - Accessory structures as defined by this zoning

ordinance may receive a building permit in instances where a principal residential structure has

not yet been built or subject to the following additional conditions or requirements:  The

accessory structure being proposed does not exceed the following:  A-1 - 3% of total lot area or

2,000 square feet, whichever is less.

CASE 3863 (this request came in due to a violation)

REQUEST:  Crystal Daniel is seeking to establish two additional (2) dwellings on one (1) tract of land along with the existing house.  Applicant has two (2) recreational vehicles that are being lived in at present that she wishes to remain on the property.  The property located at 1100 Northwest Rutland Road is Parcel 57.02 on Wilson County Tax Map 77.  The property consists of 10.90 acres and is zoned R-1 Residential. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.20 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS 3.40.02 With the exception of group housing developments, including mobile home parks, only one principal structure and its customary accessory structures shall hereafter be erected on any lot in any residential district or any residential lots in any agricultural district.  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.10 RURAL RESIDENTIAL (R-1) - 5.10.04 - USES PROHIBITED - C. Travel Trailers as defined in the Wilson County Zoning Ordinance are not permitted as a permanent dwelling and therefore, the County Zoning Administrator will not release electrical permits for such to be connected in one location for an extended period, nor will the Administrator issue building permits or occupancy permit for these structures unless they are converted and constructed with a permanent foundation and required perimeter foundation wall across all sides of the structure.  Travel Trailers ARE however permitted to be stored on a property in this zone district as long as they are owned by the property owner and as long as no one inhabits said trailer for generally more than two weeks at a time. (resolution 19-6-16)

CASE 3864

REQUEST:  Mike Sloan is seeking to establish a legal lot of record without public road frontage in order to make an addition to the existing house.  The property became of record in September 1995.  The property located at 526 Vance Lane is Parcel 14.05 on Wilson County Tax Map 59.  The property consists of 6.96 acres and is zoned R-1 Residential. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.20 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS - 3.20.01 SUBSTANDARD LOT OF RECORD. Where the owner of a lot of record is defined in Article 2, Definitions does not own sufficient land to enable him to conform to the yard and other requirements of this Resolution, such lot may be used as a building site by the same or a subsequent owner provided that the yard space and other requirements shall conform to the requirements for the zone in which it is located. The lot must have been of official record as of July 10, 1974.  SECTION 3.40 NUMBER AND LOCATION OF BUILDINGS ON LOT - 3.40.03 No building shall be erected on a lot which does not continuously abut at least one public street for at least fifty (50) feet; the lot must be a minimum of fifty (50) feet in width to the building setback line.

 

CASE 3865

REQUEST:  Cody Joe Haynes is seeking a variance of eight (8) feet from the lot width requirement of one hundred and twenty-five (125) feet and a variance of twenty-four thousand, nine hundred and twenty-six (24,926) square feet from the lot size requirement of forty thousand (40,000) square feet.  The lot became of record in April 1956.  The variances will allow the applicant to build a house.  The property located on Hunters Point Pike, Boone Property is Group “A”, Parcel 3 on Wilson County Tax Map 45 “D”.  The property consists of fifteen thousand and seventy-four (15,074) square feet and is zoned A-1 Agricultural.  

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.20 AGRICULTURAL (A-1) - E. LOT WIDTH 2. Where dwellings are not served by a public sewer system there shall be a minimum lot width of one hundred twenty-five (125) feet at the front building line. [revised 07-7-4] - F. MINIMUM LOT AREA 3. For each dwelling and buildings accessory thereto, not served by a public sewer system but served by a public water system, there shall be a minimum lot area of forty thousand (40,000) square feet.

CASE 3866

REQUEST:  William Sutton on behalf of Carol Sutton is seeking a variance of three (3) feet from the north side yard setback requirement of fifteen (15) feet.  The variance will allow the existing concrete to be twelve (12) feet from the north property line.  The applicant is placing an above ground pool inside the existing concrete.  This will be connected by an existing deck to the house.  The property located at 802 Creekwood Court, Lot 16, Creekwood Estates is Group “B”, Parcel 3 on Wilson County Tax Map 31 “C”.  The property consists of .9 acres and is zoned R-1 Residential. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.10 RURAL RESIDENTIAL (R-1) - 5.10.05 AREA REGULATIONS - B. SIDE YARD 1. For single and two-story structures located on interior lots, side yards shall be not less than fifteen (15) feet in width for a principal structure, and not less than ten (10) feet for an accessory structure. [resolution 15-2-12]

CASE 3867

REQUEST:  Kenneth Nelson Jr. on behalf of Badru Inc. is seeking to establish two (2) dwellings on one (1) tract of land and also seeking a variance of ten (10) feet from the thirty (30) feet easement width requirement.  The property became of record in September 1954 in Deed Book 144, Page 415.  A 1995 deed references a twenty (20) feet right of way for ingress and egress but in looking up the deed, there was no reference of an ingress and egress.  The property located at 985 Thomas Road is Parcel 35 on Wilson County Tax Map 24.  The property consists of one hundred and twenty-six (126) acres and is zoned A-1 Agricultural. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.20 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS - 3.20.01 SUBSTANDARD LOT OF RECORD. Where the owner of a lot of record is defined in Article 2, Definitions does not own sufficient land to enable him to conform to the yard and other requirements of this Resolution, such lot may be used as a building site by the same or a subsequent owner provided that the yard space and other requirements shall conform to the requirements for the zone in which it is located. The lot must have been of official record as of July 10, 1974.  SECTION 3.40 NUMBER AND LOCATION OF BUILDINGS ON LOT - 3.40.02 With the exception of group housing developments, including mobile home parks, only one principal structure and its customary accessory structures shall hereafter be erected on any lot in any residential district or any residential lots in any agricultural district.  3.40.03 No building shall be erected on a lot which does not continuously abut at least one public street for at least fifty (50) feet; the lot must be a minimum of fifty (50) feet in width to the building setback line. A lot with more than one-half (1/2) of its frontage on the bulb of a cul-de-sac lot must continuously abut the street for at least thirty (30) feet; the lot must be a minimum of thirty (30) feet in width to the building setback line. This section shall not apply to a lot of record (previously existing), with an easement of at least thirty (30) feet in width to a public street.

CASE 3868

REQUEST:  Patricia Burns is seeking a variance of ten (10) feet from the rear yard setback requirement of forty (40) feet.  The variance will allow the proposed deck to be thirty (30) feet from the rear property line.  The property located at 900 Knollwood Landing, Lot 127, Knollwood Landing is Group “A”, Parcel 28 on Wilson County Tax Map 48 “C”.  The property consists of forty-nine thousand, two hundred and fifty-seven (49,247) square feet and is zoned

R-1 Residential. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.10 RURAL RESIDENTIAL (R-1) - 5.10.05 AREA REGULATIONS - C. REAR YARD 1. For principal structures (not served by public sewer system) there shall be a rear yard of not less than forty (40) feet. [revised 12-13-93 revised resolution 07-7-4]

CASE 3869

REQUEST:  Allison Companies on behalf of Barry Brasfield are seeking a variance of ten (10) feet from the north side yard setback requirement of fifteen (15) feet.  The variance will allow the proposed pool and patio area to be five (5) feet from the north side property line.  The property located at 306 Anchor Drive, Lot 24, Harbor Island is Group “A”, Parcel 11 on Wilson County Tax Map 50 “A”.  The property consists of .95 acres and is zoned R-1 Residential. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.10 RURAL RESIDENTIAL (R-1) - 5.10.05 AREA REGULATIONS - B. SIDE YARD  1. For single and two-story structures located on interior lots, side yards shall be not less than fifteen (15) feet in width for a principal structure, and not less than ten (10) feet for an accessory structure. [resolution 15-2-12]

CASE 3870

REQUEST:  Ole South Patriots are seeking to establish a temporary firework stand on C-1 Commercial zoned property.  A temporary firework stand was approved by the board on February 17, 2017 for a period of two (2) years.  The property located at 3010 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Lot 3, Robert Bass Property is Parcel 68.05 on Wilson County Tax Map 118.  The property consists of .62 acres. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.30 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL (C-1) - 5.30.03 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL -  

H. Similar uses considered by the Board of Zoning Appeals to be consistent and compatible with those uses herein included.  5.30.04        USES PROHIBITED.  D. Uses not specifically permitted or permissible on appeal.

CASE 3871

REQUEST:  Tony Eckler is seeking to establish a deer processing business on A-1 Agricultural zoned property.  The business will be located in an existing structure and if approved applicant would like to make an addition to the structure.  The property located at 2771 Hunters Point Pike, Clyde Cecil Leftwich Property is Group “B”, Parcel 1 on Wilson County Tax Map 45 “E”.  The property consists of approximately forty thousand (40,000) square feet. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.20 AGRICULTURAL (A-1) - 5.20.03 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL (revised 12/15/2003 resolution 03-12-2) - 5.20.03.1 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL – DD.  Other similar uses as reviewed and approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.  5.20.04 USES PROHIBITED –

D. Uses not specifically permitted or permissible on appeal. 

CASE 3872

REQUEST:  Jeffery Mason is seeking to establish a legal lot of record without public road frontage.  The property located off of Central Pike is Parcel 30 on Wilson County Tax Map 123.  The property consists of twenty (20) acres and is zoned A-1 Agricultural. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION 3.20 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS - 3.20.01 SUBSTANDARD LOT OF RECORD. Where the owner of a lot of record is defined in Article 2, Definitions does not own sufficient land to enable him to conform to the yard and other requirements of this Resolution, such lot may be used as a building site by the same or a subsequent owner provided that the yard space and other requirements shall conform to the requirements for the zone in which it is located. The lot must have been of official record as of July 10, 1974.  SECTION 3.40 NUMBER AND LOCATION OF BUILDINGS ON LOT - 3.40.03 No building shall be erected on a lot which does not continuously abut at least one public street for at least fifty (50) feet; the lot must be a minimum of fifty (50) feet in width to the building setback line.

 

CASE 3873  

REQUEST:  Design Constructors Inc. is seeking a variance of seven hundred and ninety-one (791) parking spaces from the parking space requirement of one thousand and seventeen (1,017).  The variance will allow for two hundred and twenty-six (226) parking spaces.  This property received a variance on parking spaces from the board on October 21, 2016 for Phase I.  The request for this variance is for Phase II.  The property located on Maddox Road, Lot 2, First Industrial is Parcel 41.10 on Wilson County Tax Map 138.  The property consists of 52.09 acres and is zoned C-4 Planned Commercial. 

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 3 - GENERAL PROVISIONS - SECTION

3.50 OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS - 3.50.02 NUMBER OF PARKING SPACES REQUIRED   - Industrial establishment - One (1) per two (2) employees or the combined two (2) largest successive shifts or one (1) space per five hundred (500) square feet of usable floor area, whichever is greater, plus adequate space for customer and visitor vehicles as determined by the Planning Commission.

CASE 3874

REQUEST:  Taylor Adams is seeking to establish an Airbnb on R-1 Residential zoned property.  The property located at 11465 Central Pike, Lot 68, Timberbrook Farms is Parcel 4.10 on Wilson County Tax Map 100.  The property consists of 4.12 acres.  

ORDINANCE REFERENCE:  ARTICLE 5 ZONING DISTRICTS - SECTION 5.10

RURAL RESIDENTIAL (R-1) - 5.10.03 USES PERMISSIBLE ON APPEAL K. Bed and Breakfast Facility (Resolution 18-3-6) K. Bed and Breakfast Facility (Resolution 18-3-6)

  1. Bed and Breakfast Facilities must possess onsite caretaker either living on premises or on a premise within 10 Miles of the Bed and Breakfast Facility to oversee operations. 2. Bed and Breakfast Facilities shall also provide contact information for the local caretaker, as outlined in item 1 above, as well as contact information for the actual owner of the property if different from the local caretaker.  This information shall be provided to the County Sherriff’s office, the County Building inspector, and the Wilson Emergency Management Agency.  Such required contact information shall include Name, a Valid Mailing Address, Phone number and Email address for the Caretaker and the owner of the property respectively.  This information will be required upon approval of any Bed and Breakfast use, as defined in the Wilson County Zoning Resolution, by the Board of Zoning Appeals and prior to commencing operations.  3. Bed and Breakfast facilities as outlined by the Wilson County Zoning Resolution shall be required to meet the rules of the Tennessee Department of Health division of Food and Sanitation Chapter 1200-23-2 titled bed and breakfast establishments, where deemed applicable by officials of the Tennessee Department of Health.  4. Bed and Breakfast facilities as outlined by the Wilson County Zoning Resolution shall be required to have viable sewer septic as determined by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.  5. All properties in which this use is approved must have a minimum of two (2) acres.  6. This use will be approved in increments with option to request renewal or extension at the end of that time period.

 

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