City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1999
[Commissioners Bayer, Duvall, Steward and Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 22, 1999. APPROVED, 5-0. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3134A, an amendment to the Willow Springs Planned Unit Development, requested by Jack Tuma, of ESP, on behalf of Donald Fricke, to adjust the side yard setback from 10' to 5', on property generally located at S. 78th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0 PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 277F, an amendment to Pine Lake Com- munity Unit Plan, requested by Richard Penn, to reduce the side yard setback from 15' to 10', on property generally located at Perry Circle. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0 PLATS: 1.3 Preliminary Plat No. 99015, Timber Valley, requested by Jack Tuma, of ESP, on behalf of Hartland Homes, for 104 Lots and 3 Outlots, with request to waive curb and gutter and block length, on property generally located at SW 31st Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Held over for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on October 20, 1999, at the request of staff. 1.4 Final Plat No. 98033, Christensen Court, requested by J.D. Burt of Design Associates, on behalf of Joe I. and Marian S. Christensen, to final plat 9 residential lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at S. 37th and "L" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission ‘final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00536 1.5 Final Plat No. 99023, North Creek Original Addition, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Lincoln North Creek, L.L.C. to final plat 34 lots for residential development, 1 outlot for open space and 3 outlots for future development on property generally located on the east side of N. 27th Street, south of new Fletcher alignment. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00537 1.6 Final Plat No. 99028, North Creek 1st Addition, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Lincoln North Creek, L.L.C. and South View, Inc., to final plat 2 lots for commercial development, 1 outlot for open space and 1 outlot for future development on property generally located on the east side of N. 27th Street, south of new Fletcher alignment. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00538 MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Waiver of Design Standards No. 99010, requested by Paul Douglas, to waive the 3 to 1 depth to width ratio of Lot 2, Ernst Subdivision, generally located at S. 112th and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0 1.8 Street & Alley Vacation No. 99009, requested by Thomas E. Tiedgen, on behalf of Midwest Steel Works, Inc., to vacate portions of M, N and S. 8th Streets, located between M and N Streets on the west side of S. 8th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0. 1.9 Street & Alley Vacation No. 99010, requested by Linda Carlson Schmidt, on behalf of First United Methodist Church, to vacate the east 3 feet of the north-south alley adjacent to Lots 3-6, Block 66 University Place Addition and the east 3 feet of the north-south alley adjacent to the south 1.5 feet of Lot 2, Block 66, University Place Addition, generally located at N. 49th and St. Paul Ave. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. HP67, requested by Mary C. Imig, on behalf of Kappa Kappa Gamma Chapter House, from R-7 Residential District to R-7 Residential District with Land- mark designation, on property generally located at 616 N. 16th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3205, Benes Place Final PUD, requested by Brian Carstens, from I-1 Industrial District to R-2 Residential Planned Unit Development (PUD); from R-2 Residential to I-1 PUD Industrial District; from P Public Use District to I-1 PUD Industrial District; and from I-1 Industrial District to I-1 PUD Industrial on property generally located at S. 8th Street and Hill Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with revision to Condition #2.2, 5-0. PERMITS: 3.3 Special Permit No. 1788, requested by Divine Tower Interna- tional Corporation, for a monopole telecommunications tower, on property generally located at West "O" Street and Inter- state 80. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial *** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN *** Public hearing was not held. 3.4 Special Permit No. 1795, requested by The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for an 85' wireless communication tower, on property generally located at 923 N. 23rd Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00539 3.5 Special Permit No. 1796, requested by Divine Tower Inter- national Corporation, for a monopole tower, on property generally located at 3200 NW 12th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00540 3.6a Special Permit No. 1797, requested by Divine Tower Inter- national Corporation, for telecommunications antenna and equipment, on property generally located at 4300 Industrial Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00541 3.6b Special Permit No. 1803, requested by The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for telecommunications antenna and equipment, on property generally located at 4300 Industrial Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00542 3.7 Special Permit No. 1805, requested by The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for wireless communication antenna and equipment, on property generally located at 2901 A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00543 3.8 Special Permit No. 1801, requested by Robert L. Frerichs, to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Randolph Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-0 MISCELLANEOUS: 3.9 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99009, requested by the County Engineer, to review the proposed Lancaster County Road and Bridge Construction Program, Fiscal Year 2000 and 2001-2005, as to conformity with the Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Compre- hensive Plan Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0 3.10 Waiver of Design Standards No. 99012, requested by Michael Johnson, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Scott Fitz- gerald and George hendricks, to waive the sidewalks, street trees, and 3 to 1 depth to width ratio for Industrial zoned lots, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the requested waiver of sidewalk requirements so long as the developers/ property owners agree not to object to the installation of sidewalks when ordered by City Council; Approval of the requested waiver of the 3 to 1 depth to width ratio; Denial of the requested waiver of street tree requirements Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, as set forth above, with the understanding that the Parks Department will in- spect the street trees on site to determine whether a waiver of the street trees is required prior to hearing before the City Council, 5-0. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.11a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 97002, requested by Rob Otte, to declare property as surplus property, generally located at S. 62nd Street and Tanglewood Lane. Planning staff recommendation: Retain land to provide a vehicular connection from Colonial Hills to Old Cheney Road Had public hearing. Held over for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on October 20, 1999 3.11b Change of Zone No. 3198, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., from R-1 Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial (page 275) Had public hearing. Held over for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on October 20, 1999 3.11c Special Permit No. 1786, Black Forest Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Assoc- iates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., for 88 dwelling units, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 276) Had public hearing. Held over for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on October 20, 1999 3.11d Preliminary Plat No. 99020, Black Forest Estates, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., for 68 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks; front yard setback from 20' to 5'; standard curb and gutter; rear yard setback to 5' for Lot 23; low flow liners; tangent lengths; and centerline radii; on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 279) Had public hearing. Held over for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on October 20, 1999 3.12a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 99010, requested by the Interim Director of Planning to acquire a permanent con- servation easement over approximately 82.58 acres within Outlots A, B, C, and D of the proposed Long View Estates Preliminary Plat and CUP to protect woodlands, wetlands, prairie, and open space on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, Resolution No. PC-00544 3.12b Special Permit No. 1790, Long View Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, of ESP, for 50 dwelling units, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 307) Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised, with amendment to Condition #1.1.10, 5-0 3.12c Preliminary Plat No. 99022, Long View Estates, requested by Lyle Loth, of ESP, for 50 Lots, with requests to waive street lights, sidewalks, street trees, landscape screens, stormwater detention, and block length, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval (page 311) Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised, 5-0. 4. OTHER BUSINESS: 4.1 Election of Chair and Vice-Chair Due to attendance, held over until October 20, 1999
AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO.
PENDING LIST: 1. 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.)