The Planning Commission on Monday recommended approval for G.T. Issa Construction to develop a 78.5-acre site in Hixson with a subdivision of 211 single-family detached residential dwellings and 20 townhouses.
The project is at the 7000 block of Hixson Pike and 1701 East Boy Scout Road.
A number of neighbors expressed concern about water runoff at the site, which includes streams going across it.
Mike Price, speaking for the developer, said there would be a number of detention features. He said Chattanooga has very strict runoff requirements.
He said 21 percent of the property is being left as green space.
The property is owned byWanda and James Weems, Arthur and Allison Graham, Randy Joe Rawlston, and Jean Doub.
The site is currently vacant. East and west of the site are subdivisions consisting of single-family detached dwellings. To the north are large agrarian uses. To the north and south are single-family detached dwellings which front along Hixson Pike.
The site is currently zoned R-2 Residential Zone and R-1 Residential Zone.
Approval was also recommended for developing a 6.6-acre site for a commercial retailer at Jenkins and Standifer Gap Roads in East Brainerd, though City Councilman Darrin Ledford and County Commissioner Tim Boyd said the developer had been slow ...