What happens at the City Commission?
the Planning Commission recommendation is presented as an ordinance for consideration.
Passage requires a majority vote on first reading, followed by a public hearing and a second reading of the ordinance at the next scheduled City Commission meeting.
Following an affirmative vote at the second reading, the zoning change becomes effective 15 days after passage. In some instance, the City Commission might postpone action until a later date.
What happens to the application following the Planning Commission meeting?
The Planning Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to the City Commission for final action at its next scheduled meeting.
What information must accompany an application?
- Rezoning Application: In addition to the information contained on the application form the applicant must submit a site plan (for commercial, industrial, and multi-family residential request), a deed, survey, or recorded plat showing the acreage of the property to be rezoned, and a check, cash, or money order in an amount specified in the City of Collegedale Development Fee Schedule.
- Special Exception Permits: In addition to the completed application form, the applicant must submit a copy of the recorded deed of the property and/or a plat depicting the affected property. In addition, applications for the PRD and PCD overlays must include a general site plan. Check, cash, or money order in the amount specified on the last page of this booklet is required to process the application.
Additional information may be required as a part of the application or hearing process.
What is the deadline for submitting a zoning application?
Applications received by the 20th of the month shall be heard at the next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting. If the 20th falls on a non-working day, the deadline shall be the last working day preceding the 20th.<br
Notification: Yellow zoning notification signs will be provided to all applicants. The signs must be posted in a publicly visible location no later than the 21st day of the month. The sign shall remain in place until final legislative or administrative action on the request. Signs improperly displayed may be considered a violation of a zoning process.
What is the rezoning process?
- Following application, planning staff will review the case and make a recommendation to the Planning Commission.
- All applicants will be given a public hearing before the Planning Commission
- The applicant and interested citizens will be given opportunity to discuss the proposed use and zoning change
- Following the public hearing on the case, the Planning Commission will act on the request
- The Planning Commission may recommend either approval, approval with conditions, denial, or deferral of an application
The applicant or a representative needs to be present to answer questions. Please make every effort to attend all meetings.
Who may submit an application?
The owner(s) or an appointed representative shall submit an application to:
City of Collegedale
4910 Swinyar Drive
P.O. Box 1880
Collegedale, TN 37315
The appointed representative is a person authorized by the legal current property owner to represent the case as the applicant. As part of the application, the representative shall submit a signed document by the current property owner stating knowledge of the request and acknowledging the applicant is representing the owner.