Chattanooga City Council members tonight approved a contested zoning exemption for addresses in the 8600 block of Petty Road.
Developers Joseph Ingram, Glen Meadows and Brett Sexton requested the exception to build a 38-unit development of quadplexes. Community members opposed the exception, citing traffic concerns.
Council members Larry Grohn, Chip Henderson, Ken Smith, Russell Gilbert and Yusuf Hakeem voted in favor of the measure. Chris Anderson, Carol Berz, Moses Freeman and Jerry Mitchell voted against the exception.
For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...