TOP PHOTO: County Planning Commission members discussed and approved a major subdivision for Ridges at Royal Blue preliminary plat for Kenneth Nelson on Stinking Creek Road. (Left to right) Jordan Rockwell, J.C. Miller, Rob Woodson and Scott Fields.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A public hearing was held Monday evening at the county planning commission meeting regarding the Tennessee Department of Transportation/East Tennessee Development District Campbell County Transportation Plan. 

The East Tennessee Development District is preparing a transportation plan for Campbell County under contract with TDOT. The plan will cover Campbell County and surrounding municipalities.

The transportation plan will focus on the state routes and local roads that are on TDOT’s functional classification system. A map showing this system and other study information can be found HERE. A questionnaire can also be found on this website for use by citizens and local officials to provide input. 

The plan will discuss deficiencies in existing roadways and make recommendations for improvements. According to Transportation Department officials, the plan will also include discussions of pedestrian and bicycle facilities, transit and other modes of transportation.

Once the plan is complete, it will provide input to state and local officials in making transportation decisions in Campbell County. 

Planning commission members also approved a minor lot subdivision for Randy and Margie Huff on Mimosa Lane at the recommendation of county planner Jordan Rockwell. According to Rockwell, “it is a simple divide.”

Also approved was a major subdivision for Ridges at Royal Blue preliminary plat for Kenneth Nelson on Stinking Creek Road. The request is to split a 12.3 acre plat in Stinking Creek area for cabin sites. All lots meet the 20,000 minimum square foot requirements.

According to Rockwell, lots have been brought up to standard. He did say if there was a private road as was requested, there would need to be a legal document stating that the county was not responsible for maintenance.

A Planned Unit Development (PUD) preliminary plan on Brantley Lane for I-75 Land Partners LLC. was also discussed during the meeting. Several planning commission members had concerns about the PUD such as over flow parking and widening of Brantley Lane. These concerns and more discussion will be addressed at next month’s county planning meeting. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/08/2022-6AM)