Development soon on tap for Sweet-Dome

Published 8:48 am Wednesday, August 9, 2017

With a small hurdle to overcome, one local business is nearing an OK to have a site plan accepted.

Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission members met Tuesday afternoon in a called-meeting inside City Hall with a relatively light agenda.

Sweet Dome, operated by Alma Carter, saw the review of a site plan for development be deferred until next month’s meeting to have proper documentation in place to begin work.

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According documents received from the Planning office, Carter is looking to develop the property, located on 2010 West Elk Avenue across from Cline-Holder, with a new building to be used as a sales office and display model for dome/igloo structures.

Following discussion from Planning officials, Carter added the would be more than willing to return at the next scheduled meeting to have the plan approved.

Carter’s business is an idea to help promote affordable housing to individuals and families. Future expansion includes the possibility of alternative lodging for tourists.

For more information on the business, call (423) 791-8185.

In other business, Planning officials OK’ed a final plat approval for 1921 and 1945 West Elk Avenue. The plat subdivides the property into three lots measuring 2.424 acres, according Planning and Development Director Jon Hartman.

The property includes Elk Avenue Autobroker, Lighthouse Wine & Liquor, Lincare and an ice dispenser.