City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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City Council or County Board. 

                        AGENDA

                WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1999

[Commissioners Bayer and Krieser absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 17, 1999. 
APPROVED, 7-0

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

   PERMITS: 

   1.1  Special Permit No. 1805A, requested by Divine Tower International,
	for a telecommunications facility, on property generally located at
	2901 A Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
        Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 
        Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0,
	Resolution No. PC-00560.

   1.2  Special Permit No. 1814, requested by Ormand Plautz, on behalf of
	Jeff Gottbreht, to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for con-
	sumption on the premises, on property generally located at 241 
	Applecreek Road. 
	Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
        Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0

   1.3  Special Permit No. 1815, requested by Richard Allen Gray, to expand
	a non-standard home, on property generally located at 1845 Van Dorn
	Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** 
        Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
        Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, 
	Resolution No. PC-00561

   1.4  Special Permit No. 1816, requested by Noel L. Chadd, for extraction
	of soil on property generally located at NW 40th Street and
	West Vine Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** 
        Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
        Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing.  Planning
	Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution
	No. PC-00562

    PLATS:

   1.5  Final Plat No. 99045, Wilderness Ridge Addition, requested by 
	Michael R.  Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Dev-
	elopment Company, Southview, Inc., Lange Partnership, LTD. and 
	Horizons Community United Methodist Church to final plat 135 resid-
	ential lots and 11 outlots for private roadways, open space, golf 
	course and future development on property generally located between
	S. 14th Street and S. 27th Street, Yankee Hill
        and Rokeby Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
        Planning staff recommendation: Approval
        Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution
	No. PC-00563

3. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
   AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    (See 11-17-99 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 

   MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

   3.1a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-41, requested by the Interim
        Director of Planning to amend the Lincoln Land Use Plan, sewer,
	water and road network portions of the 1994 Lincoln-Lancaster 
	County Comprehensive Plan for property in the vicinity of North 1st
	Street and Highway 34.
	Planning staff recommendation: Deferral for 2 weeks pending further
	resolution of the Annexation Agreement  
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	APPROVAL, 7-0.

   3.1b Annexation No. 99019, requested by Olsson Associates on behalf of
        NEBCO Inc. to annex property generally located at Highway 34 and N.
        1st Street.
	Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral for 2 weeks pending 
	further resolution of the Annexation Agreement
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	APPROVAL, 7-0.

   3.1c Change of Zone No. 3202, requested by Olsson Associates on behalf
	of NEBCO Inc., from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential
	District, O-3 Office Park District, and B-2 Planned Neighborhood
	Business District, on property generally located at Highway 34 and
	N. 1st Street.
	Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral for 2 weeks pending
	further resolution of the Annexation Agreement  
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	APPROVAL, 7-0.

   3.1d Special Permit No. 1808, Fallbrook Community Unit Plan, requested
	by Olsson Associates on behalf of NEBCO Inc., for approximately
	314 dwelling units with waivers of front, side and rear yard set-
	backs, open space requirements and lot frontage requirements on
	property generally located at Highway 34 and N. 1st Street.
	Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral for 2 weeks pending
	further resolution of the Annexation Agreement  
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the 
	applicant, 7-0.

   3.1e Preliminary Plat No. 99023, Fallbrook Addition, requested by Olsson
        Associates on behalf of NEBCO Inc. to plat 419 lots, numerous out-
	lots with waivers of sanitary sewer design standards on transferring 
	between basins and depth of sewer, low flow liners, curb and gutter
	on North 1st Street, design standards for 2% platforms,
	block length, pedestrian easements in blocks over 1,000 feet in
	length, continuation of street names, tangent length, locations on
	sewer and water lines, and lot frontage requirements on property
	generally located at Highway 34 and N. 1st Street.
	Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral for 2 weeks pending
	further resolution of the Annexation Agreement
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant,
	7-0.

   3.1f Use Permit No. 124, Fallbrook, requested by Olsson Associates on 
	behalf of NEBCO Inc., for 620,000 square feet of commercial space 
	and approximately 50 dwelling units with waivers of front, side and 
	rear yard setbacks, parking requirements, and lot frontage require-
	ments on property generally located at Highway 34 and N. 1st
        Street.
	Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral for 2 weeks pending further
        resolution of the Annexation Agreement  
	Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant,
	except that Condition #3.3 was retained, 7-0.

4. PUBLIC HEARING
   AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

   MISCELLANEOUS:

   4.1  Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-33, requested by the Director
        of Planning and the Director of Public Works and Utilities to amend
	the Transportation Chapter of the 1994 City of Lincoln-Lancaster
	County Comprehensive Plan to incorporate text and exhibits reflect-
	ing primary public way corridors and associated rights-of-way in and
	around the Lincoln area.
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	Had public hearing in conjunction with Item No. 4.2 DEFERRED
	with continued public hearing and administrative action scheduled 
	for January 12, 2000

   4.2  Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-44, requested by the Director of
	Planning to amend Figures 31 and 32 and associated text of the Tran-
	sportation Chapter of the 1994 City of Lincoln-Lancaster County
	Comprehensive Plan to show anticipated future improvements to 
	Interstate 80 within the City and County.
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
 	Had public hearing in conjunction with Item No. 4.1 DEFERRED 
	with continued public hearing and administrative action scheduled 
	for January 12, 2000.

   CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

   4.3a Change of Zone No. 3216, requested by the Director of Planning, at 
	the request of the Director of Public Works and Utilities and the 
	Lower Platte South NRD, for a text amendment to revise Section 
	27.81.010 of the Lincoln Zoning Ordinance to require the approval of
	a grading and drainage plan prior to any grading or land disturbance
	(except for tilling and cultivation) on sites greater than two acres,
	and to add new sections numbered 27.07.075, 27.09.075, 27.11.075, 
	27.13.075, 27.15.075, 27.17.075, 27.19,075, 27.21.075, 27.23.075, 
	27.25.065, 27.26.075, 27.27.065, 27.28.075, 27.29.075, 27.31.085, 
	27.33.075, 27.35.065, 27.37.055, 27.39.065, 27.41.075, 27.43.075, 
	27.45.065, 27.47.065, 27.49.075, 27.51.085 to provide grading and 
	land disturbance regulations for each zoning district. 
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
        Had public hearing.  DEFERRED with continued public hearing and
	administrative action scheduled for December 15, 1999.

   4.3b Miscellaneous No. 99011, requested by the Director of Planning, at 
	the request of the Director of Public Works and Utilities and the 
	Lower Platte South NRD, for a text amendment to revise Sections 
	26.11.038, 26.15.020, 26.19.031, 26.23.105, 26.23.120, 26.23.190, 
	26.27.060 of the Lincoln Land Subdivision Ordinance to adopt new 
	regulations relating to stormwater quality and quantity, including
	such items as flood corridors, grading and land disturbance, drainage
	and protection from local stormwater flows; to add a new section 
	numbered 26.07.126 to provide a definition of "minimum flood corrid-
	or," and to add a new section numbered 26.31.040 to establish a 
	requirement for the removal of sediment in the public right-of-way.  
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	Had public hearing.  DEFERRED with continued public hearing and 
	administrative action scheduled for December 15, 1999.

   4.3c Miscellaneous No. 99012, requested by the Director of Planning, at 
	the request of the Director of Public Works and Utilities and the 
	Lower Platte South NRD, to adopt proposed new "Stormwater Drainage 
	Design Standards" to replace the existing "Storm Sewer and Con-
	struction Manual" for the City of Lincoln and to adopt by reference 
	the "City of Lincoln Drainage Criteria Manual."
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	Had public hearing.  DEFERRED with continued public hearing and 
	administrative action scheduled for December 15, 1999.

   PERMITS:

   4.4  Special Permit No. 1512D, Autumn Ridge West Community Unit Plan,
        requested by Hampton Development Services, Inc., for 130 single 
	family lots, 100 apartments, and 70 attached single family lots, on 
	property generally located at N. 21st Street and Greenspire.
	Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
        Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 5-0.

   PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

   4.5a Special Permit No. 1135C, Flint Ridge 2nd Addition Community
	Unit Plan, requested by Jamie Kvittem, with Ross Engineering, on 
	behalf of Hugh H. Sieck, for 10 dwelling units, on property general-
	ly located at S. 66th Street & South Street.
	Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #1.1.13, 5-0.

   4.5b Preliminary Plat No. 99024, Flint Ridge 2nd Addition,
        requested by Jamie A. Kvittem, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of 
	Hugh H. Sieck, for 10 lots, on property generally located at S 66th
	Street & South Street.
	Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #1.1.13, 5-0.

   MISCELLANEOUS:

   4.6  Street & Alley Vacation No. 99012, requested by the City of Lincoln
        Urban Development Department, to vacate the south 5'6" of right-of-
        way of Q Street, generally located on the south side of Q Street
        between 11th & 12th Streets.
        Planning staff recommendation: Deferral of a recommendation for
        2 weeks until input from the Urban Design Committee can be
        incorporated into the report
	Had public hearing.  Urban Design Committee recommendation
	of approval submitted by staff at the public hearing.  Planning 
	Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE 
	COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND APPROVAL, 5-0.

   4.7  Street & Alley Vacation No. 99013, requested by Robert Hampton, on
        behalf of Savannah Pines, L. L. C., to vacate a portion of Savannah
        Circle, on property legally described as East Savannah Circle from 
	the east line of S. 38th Street, approximately 41' east.
	Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
        Plan and Conditional Approval
        Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL
	APPROVAL, 7-0.

   4.8  Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-42, requested by the Director of
	Planning, to adopt the Wilderness Park Subarea Plan as an approved
        Subarea Plan of the 1994 City of Lincoln-Lancaster County Compre-
	hensive Plan and to amend appropriate references to the Subarea 
	Plan.
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	Had public hearing.  DEFERRED with continued public hearing and 
	administrative action scheduled for December 15, 1999.

   4.9  Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-43, requested by the Director of
	Planning, at the request of the Director of Finance, to amend the   
	Lincoln Land Use Plan of the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County
        Comprehensive Plan to change an area from wetlands/water bodies,
        parks and open space to Public and Semi-Public for the proposed 
	"City Impound Lot" generally located at Sun Valley Boulevard, 
	Charleston and North 1st Street.
	Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	Had public hearing.  DEFERRED with continued public hearing and 
	administrative action scheduled for December 15, 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.)

2.  Special Permit No. 1794, requested by Brian M. Barrett, with The
    Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for an 85' wireless
    communications tower and associated ground equipment, with a request
    to waive the landscape screening requirements, on property generally
    located at 445 A Street.
    (11/17/99 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending
    indefinitely).

3.  Change of Zone No. 3209, requested by the Interim Director of Planning,
    from I-1 Industrial District to R-3 Residential District and from I-1
    Industrial District, B-1 Local Business District and H-4 General
    Commercial District to P Public District, on property generally located
    along West Van Dorn Street in the vicinity of Highway 77 (Salt Valley
    Roadway) and South Folsom Street.
    (11/17/99 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until 
    January 26, 2000.)

4.  Change of Zone No. 3210, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, 
    from R-3 Residential District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, 
    AG Agricultural District and P Public District, on property generally
    located on both sides of Coddington Avenue south of West Van Dorn Street.
    (11/17/99 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending until 
    January 26, 2000.)