Tennessee Valley Authority
March 21, 2006
Proposed actionSale of TVA-managed land for residential development
Norris Reservoir, Claiborne County, Tennessee
DescriptionThe Waterfront Group LLC has submitted a request to purchase a 31-acre parcel of TVA-managed land for residential development on Norris Reservoir in Claiborne County.The applicant is also requesting modification of a deed restriction on 1.6 acres of private land to allow habitable structures between the 1,035- and 1,044-foot contours and approval of a private multi-slip boat dock fronting the 31-acre tract.
In addition, the proposal asks for water access rights along 4,415 linear feet of public shoreline property in exchange for extinguishing access rights along 10,000 linear feet of shoreline. The proposal includes a land exchange of approximately 455 acres for the 31 acres proposed for sale. If a decision is made to sell the 31 acres,TVA would sell it at public auction.
TVA is interested in receiving comments on the potential of the proposed action to affect the environment or historic properties, and would like to identify any other issues associated with this proposal. These comments will be used to help TVA reach a decision on the proposed action. All written comments must be received on or before April 20, 2006, and should be directed to:
David Harrell , TVA