City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

                        ** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION **


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     item with a notation of "FINAL ACTION".  Any aggrieved person may appeal
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     The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation 
     to the City Council or County Board. 

                          AGENDA

              WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1999

[Commissioners Steward and Schwinn absent]
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 16, 1998.  
APPROVED, 7-0

1.   CONSENT AGENDA:
     (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

     PERMITS:

     1.1  Use Permit No. 114, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of 
          Gates Brothers Investment, to construct a 12,740 square foot 
          office/medical building, on property generally located at N. 
          46th Street and Q Street.   *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission "final action":
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00475.

     1.2  Use Permit No. 115, requested by Gary Bredehoft, of Olsson 
          Associates, to develop 93,500 square feet of retail, office, 
          and restaurant space, with request to waive the front yard 
          setback to 15 feet, and lot frontage and access requirements, 
          on property generally located at NW 1st St and Fletcher Ave.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     1.3  Special Permit No. 607E, requested by Gates & Daisy Minnick, to
          reduce the 40' rear yard for an addition to the porch area, on 
          property generally located at S 27th Street & Bishop Lane.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     1.4  Special Permit No. 1384D, requested by Mark Hunzeker, to amend the
          Marina Bay 1st Community Unit Plan, to reduce the front
          yard setback from 20' to 7.52',  on property generally located at 
          620 Marina Bay Place.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     1.5  Special Permit No. 1756, requested by Michael Rezac, for expansion
          of nonstandard single and two family dwellings into required yards,
          on property generally located at S. 31st Street and Georgian
          Court.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     1.6a Special Permit No. 1512C, requested by Robert Ross, to amend the
          Autumn Ridge Community Unit Plan to reduce the number of multi-
          family units and to allow for a total development of 136 single
          family lots, 100 multi-family units and 54 duplex units, with a
          request for a reduction in the front yard setback from 25 feet to
          20 feet for the new area of attached single family units, on 
          property generally located at N. 21st Street and Atwood Lane.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Removed from Consent Agenda and had
          public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL
          APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 7-0.

     1.6b Preliminary Plat No. 98027, Autumn Ridge West, requested by Robert
          Ross, on behalf of Hampton Development, for 41 attached single 
          family lots, 1 multi family lot, and 69 single family lots, with
          request to waive the stormwater detention requirement and to 
          redesignate N. 21st Street as a local street, on 
          property generally located at N. 21st Street and Atwood Lane.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Removed from Consent Agenda and had
          public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL
          APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 7-0.

     PLATS:

     1.7  County Final Plat No. 98042, Country Estates, requested by Lyle 
          Loth of E.S.P., on behalf of Ronald and Judeen Oelling to final 
          plat 10 residential lots and one outlot for agricultural use on 
          property generally located on the northwest corner of SW 29th
          and West Roca Road/Nebraska Highway 33.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Removed from Consent Agenda and had
          public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL
          APPROVAL, 7-0

     MISCELLANEOUS:

     1.8  Street & Alley Vacation No. 98021, requested by Saint Elizabeth
          Regional Medical Center, and William and Phyllis Gondring, to 
          vacate South Wedgewood Circle from the west right-of-way of S.
          70th St.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
          Plan and Conditional Approval
          Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing.  Planning
          Commission recommendation: APPROVAL AS TO CONFORMANCE WITH THE 
          COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with one amendment to
          add a public access easement, 7-0.

3.   PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:
     CHANGE OF ZONE:

     3.1  County Change of Zone No. 181, requested by Steven Baily, from AG
          Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District,
          on property generally located north and west of the corner of N.
          98th Street and Raymond Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND
          ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999, at the applicant's 
          request, 7-0.0

     CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     3.2a Change of Zone No. 3161, requested by Gary Bredehoft, of Olsson
          Associates, on behalf of Duteau Chevrolet, from O-3 Office Park
          to H-4 General Commercial, on property generally located at S.
          27th Street and Porter Ridge.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
          AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999.

     3.2b Special Permit No. 1629A, requested by Gary Bredehoft, of Olsson
          Associates,  on behalf of Duteau Chevrolet, for a 32,000 square
          foot automotive dealership, on property generally located at S.
          27th Street and Porter Ridge.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
          AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999.

     PERMITS:

     3.3  Pre-Existing Use Permit No. 23B, requested by Whitehead Oil, for a
          3,400 square foot convenience store with three gas pumps and a
          covered canopy, including requests to waive the front yard
          setback; parking; distance between service drive to curb cut;
          gas pump stacking requirements; landscape and screening; increase
          drive width; and adjust sign requirements; on property generally 
          located at 83rd Street and "O" Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission
          recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 7-0.

     3.4  County Special Permit No. 167, requested by Robert O'Gara, on
          behalf of R & R Partners, for a garden center on property 
          generally located at S.68th Street and Bennet Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
          AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999, at the applicant's
          request, 7-0.

     3.5  Special Permit No. 1620B, amendment to Highland View 1st Community
          Unit Plan, requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Highland View
          Partners, to delete the condition in the approved Community Unit
          Plan which required that southern access be provided prior to the
          issuance of occupancy permits on the southern two 16-plexes, on 
          property generally located west of  N. 1st Street just north
          of Benton, abutting Interstate 80.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission
          recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0.

     MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     3.6a Annexation No. 97013, requested by the Interim Director of
          Planning, on property generally located at N. 33rd St &
          Folkways Boulevard.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          APPROVAL, 7-0.

     3.6b Change of Zone No.3080, requested by Gary Bredehoft, on behalf of
          Superior Pointe Partners, from AG Agriculture, I-1 Industrial, 
          B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business, and R-3 Residential to I-3 
          Employment Center, on property generally located at N. 33rd
          Street and Folkways Blvd.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          APPROVAL, 7-0.

     3.6c Preliminary Plat No. 97023, Superior Pointe Employment Center,
          requested by Gary Bredehoft, on behalf of Superior Pointe Partners,
          for 15 commercial lots and 2 outlots; with requests for waivers of
          the on-site stormwater detention requirement, to provide sidewalks
          on both sides of a public street, to raise land located in the
          floodplain to 1 foot above the 100 year frequency flood level,
          that a use permit accompany the preliminary plat in the I-3 zoning
          district, and to show the location, size and elevation of
          structures within the floodplain, on property generally located at
          N. 33rd Street and Folkways Blvd.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised by staff, with the amendments
          requested by the applicant, 7-0.

     3.7a Annexation No. 98012, requested by Olsson Associates, on behalf of
          Lincoln North Creek, on property generally located at N 27th
          Street & Fletcher Avenue.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for
          CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on
          January 27, 1999, at the request of the applicant, 7-0.

     3.7b Change of Zone No. 3144, requested by Gary Bredehoft, of Olsson
          Associates, on behalf of Lincoln North Creek, from R-3 Residential
          to H-3 Highway Commercial, on property generally located at N.
          27th Street and Fletcher Avenue.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for
          CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on
          January 27, 1999, at the request of the applicant, 7-0.

     3.7c Change of Zone No. 3156, requested by Gary Bredehoft, of Olsson
          Associates, from R-3 Residential to H-3 Highway Commercial, on
          property generally located at the SW corner of N. 27th
          Street and Fletcher Avenue.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval from R-3 Residential to
          O-3 Office Park on N. 27th Street, south of Fletcher Ave.
          for the land shown in the Comprehensive Plan
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for
          CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on
          January 27, 1999, at the request of the applicant, 7-0.

     3.7d Preliminary Plat No. 98021, North Creek, requested by Gary 
          Bredehoft of Olsson Associates on behalf of Lincoln North Creek
          L.L.C., consisting of 135 single family lots, 4 lots for other
          uses allowed in the R-3 zoning district, 10 commercial lots and
          6 outlots; with requests for waivers of the required block length
          for "Telluride Drive" and a pedestrian easement between "Manitou
          Drive" and "Breckenridge Drive", on property generally located at
          N. 27th Street & Fletcher Ave.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Scheduled for
          CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on
          January 27, 1999, at the request of the applicant, 7-0.

4.   ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:
     (See 12-16-98 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

     PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     4.1a County Special Permit No.162, Meadow View Community Unit Plan,
          requested by Lyle Loth, on behalf of Hub Hall Real Estate,
          containing 61 acreage lots, and 3 outlots, on property generally
          located at the southeast corner of SW 84th Street and
          West Van Dorn. 
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     4.1b Special Permit No. 1741, Meadow View Community Unit Plan, 
          requested by Lyle Loth, on behalf of Hub Hall Real Estate,
          containing 61 acreage lots, and 3 outlots, on property generally
          located at the SE corner of SW 84th Street and West Van Dorn.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

     4.1c Preliminary Plat No. 98025, Meadow View, requested by Lyle Loth,
          on behalf of Hub Hall Real Estate, for 61 acreage lots, and 3
          outlots including waiver of street lights, sidewalks, street
          trees, landscape screen, stormwater detention, and block length
          on the west and south limits of the plat, on property generally
          located at the southeast corner of SW 84th Street and West
          Van Dorn.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #3.2.3, 7-0.

     (See 12-2-98 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

     MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     4.2a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-32, requested by the Interim
          Director of Planning, to amend the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County
          Comprehensive Plan to extend the future service limit along both
          sides of West "O" Street from NW 40th Street to beyond NW
          56th Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Scheduled for REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING
          AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999, 7-0.


     4.2b Annexation No. 98016, requested by Richard A. Peterson, on behalf
          of Duane Acklie, of Crete Carrier Corporation, to annex the 
          property generally located at NW 56th and West "O" Streets.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Scheduled for REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING
          AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on January 27, 1999, at the applicant's
          request, 6-1 (Bayer dissenting).

PENDING LIST:

1a.  Change of Zone No. 3149, requested by Robert Ross, on behalf of Ron
     Tonniges, from AG Agricultural to R-2 Residential, on property 
     generally located at So. 84th Street and Norval Road.
     (12/2/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-1 to recommend denial;
     12/16/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-0 to reconsider and place on
     pending at the applicant's request).

1b.  Special Permit No. 1744, Lindenwood Park Community Unit plan, including
     elderly housing, requested by Robert Ross, on behalf of Ron Tonniges,
     for 110 senior living condominium units, 18 duplex units and 2 single
     family units, on property generally located at So. 84th Street
     and Norval Road. 
     (12/2/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-1 to recommend denial;
     12/16/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-0 to reconsider and place on
     pending at the applicant's request).

1c.  Preliminary Plat No. 98026, Lindenwood Park, requested by Robert Ross,
     on behalf of Ron Tonniges, consisting of one lot for 110 senior living
     condominium units, 18 duplex lots, and 2 single family lots, with
     request to waive the sanitary sewer design standards to permit a lift
     station, and request to waive the design standards requiring cross
     streets to be within 1320 feet, on property generally located at
     So. 84th Street and Norval Road. 
     (12/2/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-1 to recommend denial;
     12/16/98 - Planning Commission voted 6-0 to reconsider and place on
     pending at the applicant's request).