City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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                                  AGENDA

                        WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1999

[Commissioner Krieser absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 10, 1999. 
APPROVED, 6-0; Bleed abstaining; Bayer absent at time of vote; 
Krieser absent.

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

     PERMITS:

     1.1  Special Permit No. 1764, requested by Brian Carstens, to permit 
          the adjustment of a non-conforming use of a trailer court for 4 
          trailers and one single family residence/rental office, on 
          property generally located as SW 12th Street and West Saltillo 
          Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission  final action':
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00484.

     1.2  Special Permit No. 1765, requested by Katherine Tomlin, for an 
          early childhood care facility for 30 children, with a request to 
          waive the requirement for location on an arterial or collector 
          street, on property generally located at 2430 NW 8th Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.  
          Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.

     PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     1.3a Special Permit No. 1733A, amendment to Muff 1st Community Unit
          Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on 
          behalf of M & S Construction, Inc., to add 44 dwelling units 
          and adjust side yard from 10' to 5' on Lots 22-26, Block 2, and 
          Lots 1-19, Block 3, and front yards from 25' to 23.5', and 
          density bonuses for low income and handicap housing, on
          property generally located at Trimble Street and West A Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.

     1.3b Preliminary Plat No. 99001, Muff 1st Addition, requested
          by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of M & S 
          Construction, Inc., for 20 new lots and 4 existing lots adjusted 
          to 5 new lots, and waiver of stormwater detention, on property 
          generally located at Trimble Street and West A Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.

     PLATS:

     1.4  Final Plat No. 99007, Froehlich Industrial Park 1st Addition, 
          requested by Brian D. Carstens, on behalf of Monte Froehlich of 
          Froehlich Commercial Properties to final plat 8 industrial lots 
          and one outlot for a private roadway on property generally located
          at N. 58th and Fletcher. *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Planning Commission  final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. 
          PC-00485.

3.   PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

     MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     3.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99002, requested by the Urban
          Development Department, to review the intent to create a new
          Downtown Business Improvement District (Base Management District),
          on property generally located in Downtown Lincoln between 6th and
          17th Streets from H to R Streets.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the
          Comprehensive Plan
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
          A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0.

     3.1b Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99003, requested by the Urban
          Development Department, to review the intent to create a new
          Downtown Business Improvement District (Overlay Management 
          District), on property generally located in Downtown Lincoln 
          between 6th and 17th Streets from H to R 
          Streets.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the 
          Comprehensive Plan
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
          A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0.

   3.2a   Amendment No. 94-30-1b, pursuant to the 1999 Comprehensive Plan
          Annual Review, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, at
          the request of Michael Rierden for Essex Corporation, to change
          land from Agricultural to Urban Residential and to include land
          in the Future Service Limit near 84th & South Streets.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

  3.2b    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 S. 84th Street and Norval Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial  (page 121)
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

   3.2c   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 S. 84th Street and Norval Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial (page 122)
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

   3.2d   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, 2 single family
          lots, and a waiver to the sanitary sewer design standards to
          permit a lift station, and a waiver to the Design Standards 
          requiring cross streets to be within 1320 feet, on property 
          generally located at S. 84th Street and Norval Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial   (page 124)
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

     PERMITS:

     3.3  Special Permit No. 1610B, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson
          Associates, on behalf of Charles Dennis Randal Development, to add
          3 elderly housing units to an existing Domiciliary Care facility, 
          with a request to reduce the rear yard setback of the duplex unit 
          from 30' to 19', and a request to waive the requirement for a 
          sidewalk on N. 58th Street, on property generally located 
          at N. 56th Street and Fremont Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #2.1.1.4, 8-0.

     3.4  Special Permit No. 1763, requested by Jack Tuma, for soil 
          excavation, on property generally located at the NW corner of  
          N. 70th Street and Arbor Road.   *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission  final action': DENIAL, 
          8-0, Resolution No. PC-00486.

     MISCELLANEOUS:

     3.5  Annexation No. 99003, requested by the Interim Planning Director, 
          to annex Pioneer Greens, HiMark Estates, and 7 lots at S. 84th
          Street and Old Cheney Road, on property generally located along 
          S. 84th Street, from Old Cheney Road to Pioneers Boulevard.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
          APPROVAL, 8-0.

4.     
     CHANGE OF ZONE:

     4.1  Change of Zone No. 3164, requested by Joe Delgado, Tony's Cement
          Work, Inc. to amend section 27.71.120 of the Lincoln Municipal
          Code, to allow temporary paving plants inside the City for City
          roads, streets, and building projects, to require that suppliers
          shall use City truck routes or routes approved by the County 
          Engineer, and to delete the requirement that restricts the 
          transporting of paving material prepared at the plant to other
          locations.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the requested text 
          with the inclusion of the staff's recommended revisions
          Had continued public hearing; DEFERRED for continued public 
          hearing and administrative action on 4/7/99, at the request of 
          staff.

     COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ANNUAL REVIEW:

     4.2  Amendment No. 94-30-11, pursuant to the 1999 Comprehensive Plan
          Annual Review, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, at 
          the request of the Public Works & Utilities Department, to 
          increase the number of lanes and right-of-way width of East O 
          Street  between 52nd Street and Wedgewood Drive.   
          Staff recommendation:  Deferral
          Had continued public hearing.  DEFERRED for continued public 
          hearing and administrative action on 4/7/99, at the request of 
          staff.

    4.3   Amendment No. 94-30-1a, pursuant to the 1999 Comprehensive Plan
          Annual Review, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, to 
          review a proposal to amend the Land Use Plan to change 37 acres 
          from Agricultural to Commercial at the northeast corner of 
          84th and Van Dorn Blvd.  
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

   4.4    Amendment No. 94-30-19, pursuant to the 1999 Comprehensive Plan
          Annual Review, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, to 
          review a proposal to change approximately 6 acres from Urban 
          Residential to Commercial, on property generally located at 
          24th Street and Dodge, on block south of Superior Street. 
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial 
          ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN ON 3/24/99***

          
PENDING LIST:
1a.  Annexation No. 99001 by the Interim Director of Planning to annex a 
     portion of Lot 9, located in the NE 1/4 of Section 13, T10N, R5E, 
     generally located at NW 56th Street and W. Adams Street.
     (1/27/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-2 to place on pending.)

1b.  Change of Zone No. 3162, requested by Lyle Loth of ESP, from AG 
     Agriculture to R-3 Residential on a portion of Lot 9, and from R-3 
     Residential to AG Agriculture on a portion of Lot 9, located in the 
     NE 1/4 of Section 13, T10N, R5E, generally located at NW 56th 
     Street and W. Adams Street.
     (1/27/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-2 to place on pending.)

1c.  Preliminary Plat No. 98023, View Pointe West, requested by Lyle Loth 
     of ESP, for 178 single family lots, seven outlots for open space and
     future multi-family development and a waiver of block length, low 
     flow liners and curb and gutter requirements in N.W. 56th Street, 
     on property generally located at NW 56th Street and W. Adams Street.
     (1/27/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-2 to place on pending.)

1d.  Special Permit No. 1740, View Pointe Community Unit Plan, requested by 
     Lyle Loth of ESP, consisting of 178 single family lots, 140 multi-
     family units and a waiver of block length, low flow liners and curb 
     and gutter requirements in N.W. 56th Street, on property generally 
     located at NW 56th Street and W. Adams Street.
     (1/27/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-2 to place on pending.)

2.   Change of Zone No. 3165, requested by Michael Bott, on behalf of 
     Christian Retirement Homes, Inc., from O-2 Suburban Office District 
     to R-6 Residential District, on property generally located at 6315 
     "O" Street.
     (3/10/99 - Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending.)