City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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     may appeal Final Action of the Planning Commission to the City Council
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     to the City Council or County Board. 

                                  AGENDA

                         WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1999

[Commissioners Hopkins, Wallace, Duvall and Krieser absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 16, 1999. APPROVED, 5-0

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

     CHANGE OF ZONE:

     1.1  County Change of Zone No. 189, requested by the Interim Director 
          of Planning, to amend Article 17.007 of the County Zoning 
          Regulations, to delete domestic servants language.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0.

     CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

     1.2a Change of Zone No. 3189, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf 
          of Bottlers, LLC, from I-1 Industrial District to H-3 Highway 
          Commercial District, on property generally located at S. 25th 
          Street and H Street. 
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0

     1.2b Change of Zone No. 3192, requested by the Interim Director of 
          Planning, from I-1 Industrial District to P Public Use District,
          on property generally located at S. 25th Street and H Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0

     PERMITS:

     1.3  Use Permit No. 120, requested by Thomas L. Green, D. C.,for a 
          1500 square foot chiropractic office, on property generally 
          located at 8030 "O"Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission  final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
          5-0, Resolution No. PC-00505

     1.4  Special Permit No. 286H, requested by Curt Koesterer, with Saint
          Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, to amend campus signage, on
          property generally located at S. 70th Street and L Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0.

     1.5  Special Permit No. 1293B, requested by Harold Schuster, to 
          excavate soil, on property generally located at SW 27th Street 
          and West A Street.
          *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission  final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
          5-0, Resolution No. PC-00506

     1.6  Special Permit No. 1771, requested by Ross Stepan, with Land
          Construction, Inc., for soil extraction for exporting fill 
          material for job sites in the east part of Lincoln, on property 
          generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street.
           *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission  final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
          5-0, Resolution No. PC-00507

     1.7  Special Permit No. 1779, requested by Tim O'Neill, with Concord
          Hospitality, Inc., to permit the sale of liquor for consumption
          on the premises, on property generally located at 3951 N. 27th
          Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0

     PLATS:

     1.8  City/County Final Plat No. 99021, Timberline Estates 1st Addition,
          requested by J.D. Burt of Design Associates on behalf of 
          Timberline Enterprises, L.L.C., for 15 residential lots, on 
          property generally located on the northwest corner of S.W. 56th
          Street and Denton Road.
          *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. This plat has
          split jurisdiction between City and County and will therefore be 
          forwarded to the County Board for public hearing. It does not 
          require action by the City Council. Resolution No. PC-00508.

     MISCELLANEOUS:

     1.9  Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99007, requested by the 
          Interim Director of Planning, to acquire a permanent conservation 
          easement over approximately 1 acre of wooded wetlands on property 
          generally located at SW 6th and W.  B' Streets. 
          *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
          Plan  
          Planning Commission  final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH
          THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.

     ADDED BY ADDENDUM

     1.10  Final Plat No. 98031, Northern Lights 1st Addition, requested by
           Michael Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Regent 
           Heights Limited Partnership, for 47 single family lots and 3 
           outlots on property generally located at 84th and Holdrege. 
           *** FINAL ACTION ***
           Planning staff recommendation: Approval
           Planning Commission  final action': APPROVAL, 
           5-0, Resolution No. PC-00509

3.   PUBLIC HEARING:
     CHANGE OF ZONE:

     3.1a Change of Zone No. 3186, requested by Jon Carlson, to amend
          sections 27.21.020(h); 27.23.020(i); and 27.24.020(i) of the 
          Lincoln Municipal Code, to remove boarding and lodging houses as 
          a permitted use in the R-6, R-7, & R-8 Residential Districts.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          Had cont'd public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
          DENIAL, 5-0.

     3.1b Change of Zone No. 3193, requested by the Interim Planning 
          Director, at the request of the Planning Commission, for a change 
          to Section 27.03.100 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to amend the 
          definition of Boarding House; to Section 27.21.020(h); 27.23.020
          (i); and 27.24.020(i) to remove Boarding and Lodging Houses as 
          permitted use in the R-6, R-7, and R-8 Residential Districts; and 
          to amend Sections 27.11.040(aa); 27.13.040(z); 27.15.040(cc); 
          27.17.040(z); 27.19.040(x); 27.21.040(w); 27.23.040(v); and 
          27.24.040(v), to add Boarding and Lodging Houses as Special 
          Permitted uses in the R-1 through R-8 Residential Districts; and 
          to add Section 27.63.710 to add Boarding and Lodging Houses to 
          the Special Permits section of the Zoning Ordinance.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial
          Had  public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          DENIAL, 5-0

     3.2  Change of Zone No. 3188, requested by Jeff Frederick, from R-4
          Residential District to B-3 Commercial District on property 
          generally located at N. 27th Street and Starr Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
          Had public hearing.  Motion to deny failed 4-1 (Wilson, Bleed,
          Steward and Bayer voting  yes'; Schwinn voting  no' -- needs 5 
          votes to forward on to Council).  Held over for ADMINISTRATIVE 
          ACTION on July 14, 1999.  Public hearing has been closed.

     PERMITS:

     3.3  Special Permit No. 1778, requested by Ross Engineering, for soil
          excavation, on property generally located at N. 58th Street
          and Arbor Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission final action': 
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00510

     PLATS:

     3.4  Preliminary Plat No. 99013, Cyrilla Court 1st Addition,
          requested by Lyle Loth, of ESP, on behalf of the City of Lincoln
          Urban Development Department, for 43 lots and 3 outlots, with
          request to waive low flow liners, on property generally located
          at N 1st Street and Benton Court.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #2, 5-0.

     PLATS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

     3.5a Preliminary Plat No. 99006, Hartland Homes Northwest, requested
          by Lyle Loth, of ESP, on behalf of Hartland Homes, for 106 lots
          and 4 outlots, with requests to waive sidewalks along NW 56th
          Street and West Adams Street; street trees and landscape screens;
          stormwater detention; street design standards for platforms; 125'
          intersection separation at West Cleveland and West Butler; block
          length; reduction of street rights-of-way to 50'; and paving, 
          curb and gutter on West Adams and NW 56th Street, on property
          generally located at NW 56th Street and West Adams Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          (page 152)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #2, 5-0.

     3.5b Special Permit No. 1777, Hartland Homes Northwest Community Unit
          Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, of ESP, for 126 dwelling units, on
          property generally located at NW 56th Street and West Adams
          Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          (page 155)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0.

     3.5c Miscellaneous No. 99004, requested by Lyle Loth, of ESP, to
          vacate portions of the Airport Heights plat and Olympic Heights
          1st plat, on property generally located at NW 56th Street and
          West Adams Street.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval (page 152)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          APPROVAL, 5-0.

     3.6a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99008, requested by the
          Interim Director of Planning, to acquire a permanent conservation
          easement over approximately 2.6 acres of woodlands, wetlands and
          floodplain associated with a drainage way on property generally
          located at S. 7th Street and Old Cheney Road. 
          *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
          Plan (page 175) 
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission  final action':
          A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0.

     3.6b Change of Zone No. 3184, requested by Brian Carstens, from R-2
          Residential District to O-3 Office Park District, on property 
          generally located at S 7th Street and Old Cheney Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval (page 175) 
          Had public hearing.  Planning
          Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0.

     3.6c Preliminary Plat No. 99014, Wilderness Estates 3rd Addition,
          requested by Brian Carstens, for 8 residential lots, 1 commercial
          lot, and 1 outlot, with request to waive  low flow liners and 
          stormwater detention, on property generally located at S. 7th 
          Street and Old Cheney Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          (page 176)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0.

     3.6d Special Permit No. 1774, Wilderness Estates 3rd Addition Community
          Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens, for 8 single family
          residences with a private roadway and one outlot for common open
          space, on property generally located at S. 7th Street and Old
          Cheney Road.
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
          (page 178)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0.

     3.6e Use Permit No. 119, requested by Brian Carstens, for a 6,000 sq.
          foot office/medical building, on property generally located at S.
          7th Streetand Old Cheney Road.  
          *** FINAL ACTION ***
          Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 180)
          Had public hearing.  Planning Commission final action':
          CONDITIONAL APPROVAL for a 5,000 sq. ft. office building,
          5-0, Resolution No. PC-00511

**MEETING ADJOURNED AT 4:00 P.M.
GREG SCHWINN LEFT AND THERE WAS NO LONGER A QUORUM**

4.
     (See 6-16-99 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

     MISCELLANEOUS:

     4.1  Waiver of Design Standards No. 99006, requested by Billy Joe Kerr,
          with K&M Land Surveying, for a variance of the subdivision 
          requirements for depth of lot when abutting a thoroughfare, on 
          property generally located on the east side of S. 56th Street, 
          generally in line with Spruce Street, south of Pioneers Boulevard.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the waiver of the
          minimum lot depth for the lots in Lorraine's Subdivision 1st
          Addition from 120 feet to 113.20 feet for Lot 2 and 93.04 feet
          for Lot 3
          **HELD OVER FOR CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
          ACTION ON JULY 14, 1999, DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM**

     4.2  Annexation No. 99011, requested by the Interim Director of 
          Planning, to annex property generally located at S. 14th Street
          and Mockingbird Lane North.
          Planning staff recommendation: Approval
          **HELD OVER FOR CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
          ACTION ON JULY 14, 1999, DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM**

OTHER ACTION:

     Change of Zone No. 3187, requested by the Interim Director of Planning,
     to amend sections 27.69.045, 27.69.047, 27.69.048, 27.69.049, 
     27.69.050, 27.69.070 and 27.69.075 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to 
     increase spacing between off-premise signs.
     (6/16/99 - Planning Commission voted 8-1 to place on pending until
     the 5 month moratorium expires and the review is complete, whichever
     occurs first;  
     6/30/99 - REMOVED FROM PENDING LIST AT THE REQUEST OF THE CITY
     ATTORNEY AND SCHEDULED FOR CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
     ACTION ON JULY 14, 1999.)

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.   County Change of Zone No. 186, requested by Sherrie Gregory, from AG
     Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on 
     property generally located at NW 120th and West Fletcher.
     (5/5/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-0 to place on pending until
     applicant submits a preliminary plat application.)

3.   Annexation No. 99012, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, 
     to annex property generally located between S. 63rd Street and
     S. 70th Street, south of Pine Lake Road.
     (6/16/99 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until
     other property in the general area to the west, continuing in a 
     straight line over to 56th Street, is brought forward for annexation.)