Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:05 PM

61 SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES OKED NEAR DOWNTOWN CHATTANOOGA - CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS

A new 61-unit, single-family residential development is planned just outside of downtown Chattanooga in the Stringer's Ridge area. Plans are for the homes to go on 11.8 acres on the 1000 block of Beason Drive between Pineville Road and West Elmwood Drive, just across the Tennessee River north of downtown. William Wilson of property owner Beason View Land Co. said the project is for a neighborhood of single-family homes and there will be no rental units. He said the sale price of the homes and the overall project cost will be determined by "market conditions." Donna Shepherd of A.D. Engineering Services Inc. told the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission, where the project recently won approval, that the new homes are to be kept on the ridge line. "This will be an improvement to the area for residents as well," Shepherd said about the project, which is expected to go before the city council for final approval on Oct. 9. She said plans are to improve Beason Drive to city standards. However, some residents in the Pineville Road area raised questions about drainage. John Mosier said more residential units on the ridge will create flooding problems below. "If you put another ...

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