Residential Development Proposed for Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — A residential development proposed in April has reached the next steps of being approved, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Riverton Residential Development would be a mixed-use residential community near downtown Chattanooga.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a public notice on Tuesday regarding the project.

The project received a Water Quality Certification, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They say it also requires TVA approval.

The Riverton Residential Development proposed last April, was previously facing several delays.

The proposal states that the project is important to accommodate Hamilton County’s growing population.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says that, if approved, the project will create 236 single-family homesites, 38 townhomes and 30 live/work units. They say it will include various amenities such as community trails, a pool and a large commercial space.

The proposal includes a fitness center, retail opportunities, restaurant space and a stage for community gatherings, according to the public notice.

Officials say the project space is more than 154 acres.

Its proposed location is located near Lupton City along the Tennessee River.

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