City of Lincoln - Lancaster County
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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                               AGENDA
                        WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2000

[Commissioners Hunter and Duvall absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 28, 2000.
**APPROVED, 5-0, Krieser abstaining, Taylor, Hunter and Duvall absent**

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    PERMITS: 

    1.1  Use Permit No. 64A, an amendment to Kensington Office Park, re-
	 quested by Tom Cajka, with Ross Engineering, to permit a ground
         sign in the front yard setback, on property generally located at
	 S. 14th Street and Old Cheney Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval   
	 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing.  Planning
	 Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0, Taylor 
	 abstaining.

    1.2  Use Permit No. 126A, an amendment to Wilderness Woods, requested
	 by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge
	 Development Company, Southview Inc. and the Large Partnership,
	 to reduce the rear yard setback from 40' to 30' and to increase
	 the permitted height from 35' to 45' for Lot 4 only, on property
	 generally located southeast of S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0

    1.3  Special Permit No. 1776A, requested by Paul Pfundt, to permit
	 the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on and off the
         premises, on property generally located at Sun Valley Boulevard
	 and West P Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0

    1.4  Special Permit No. 1852, requested by R. Kent Radke, on behalf
	 of LCV, Inc., to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for
	 consumption off the premises, on property generally located
	 at S. 13th Street and Arapahoe.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing.  Planning
	 Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-1, Taylor
         dissenting.

    1.5  Special Permit No. 1853, requested by Stephen Forbes, with U.S.
	 West Wireless, for a personal wireless facility consisting of
         antennas and associated equipment to be mounted on a rooftop and
         exceed the height permitted by the base zoning district, on 
	 property generally located at S. 48th Street and Randolph
	 Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00614

    1.6  Special Permit No. 1856, requested by Marsha E. Stork, with
	 Emerald Care Company, for a domiciliary care facility, on prop-
	 erty generally located at S. 84th Street and Mandarin Circle.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing.  Planning
	 Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment
	 to Condition #2.1.1.4, as requested by the applicant, 7-0,
         Resolution No. PC-00615.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    1.7  Street Vacation No. 00009, requested by K. R. Ward and Le Troi,
	 to vacate West Nance Street from N.W. 10th Street, west to the
	 Cornhusker Highway/Interstate 80 right-of-way, abutting Lots 21-
	 30, Block 29 and Lots 1-9, Block 30, 1st Addition to West Lincoln,
	 generally located at West Nance Street & NW 10th Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan and Conditional Approval   
	 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH
	 THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0.

    1.8  Street Vacation No. 00010, requested by D. P. Schneider of the
         Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad and Bryan Marsh of ANT,
	 L.L.C., to vacate that portion of N. 7th Street between
         the north line of T Street and the north line of U Street, gen-
	 erally located at N. 7th Street and T Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan and Approval   
	 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH
	 THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND APPROVAL, 6-0.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    3.1  Change of Zone No. 3206, requested by Mike Marsh, on behalf of
	 Realty Trust Group, from AGR Agricultural Residential District
         to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at
	 S. 70th Street and Pine Lake Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL,
	 6-1 (Krieser dissenting).

    3.2  Change of Zone No. 3207, requested by Mike Marsh, on behalf of
	 Realty Trust Group, from AG Agricultural District to B-2 Planned
	 Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at
	 S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL,
	 5-2 (Schwinn and Krieser dissenting).

    3.3  Change of Zone No. 3267, requested by Allan J. LaDuke, on behalf
	 of Gardens Complex, L.L.C., from H-2 Highway Business District
	 to O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located
         at 44th and "O" Streets.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Planning staff is requesting a
	 2 week deferral until July 26, 2000   
	 Planning Commission voted to DEFER with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR July 26, 2000.

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    3.4a County Change of Zone No. 201, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP,
	 from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential
         District,  on property generally located at S. 68th Street and
         Roca Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Deferred, at the applicant's request, with
	 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR
	 July 26, 2000.

    3.4b County Preliminary Plat No. 00018, Roca Ridge, requested by Lyle
	 Loth, with ESP, for 34 lots, with requests to waive ornamental
         street lighting, street trees, sidewalks, landscape screens, and
	 block length along S. 68th Street, on property generally
	 located at S. 68th Street and Roca Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Deferred, at the applicant's request, with
	 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR
	 July 26, 2000.

    3.5a Change of Zone No. 3269, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf
	 of Krein Real Estate, Inc., from R-1 Residential District and
	 R-2 Residential District to RT Residential Transition District
	 and H-4 General Commercial District, on property generally
	 located at S. 56th Street and Waltz Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval to the H-4; Denial to
	 the R-T 
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL
	 as requested by the applicant, 6-1 (Newman dissenting).

    3.5b Special Permit No. 1855, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf
	 of Krein Real Estate, Inc., for 44,400 square feet of retail,
	 with requests to waive the front yard setbacks from 50' to 30',
	 the width of Waltz Road from 26' to 21', and waive sidewalks
	 along one side of the private roadways, on property generally
         located at S. 56th Street and Waltz Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 6-1 (Newman dissenting).

    3.5c Use Permit No. 131, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of
	 Krein Real Estate, Inc., for seven 5,000 square foot office/
 	 medical buildings, with requests to waive width of Waltz Road
	 from 26' to 21' and sidewalks on one side of the private road-
	 ways, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and
         Waltz Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 6-1 (Newman dissenting).

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    3.6  Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00005, requested by the Dir-
	 ector of Planning, to acquire a permanent conservation easement
         over approximately 35.49 acres of natural drainageways, ponds,
         wetlands and trees on property generally located at SW 70th and
	 Old Cheney Road.                   
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan  
         Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING
	 OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0.

4.  REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION UPON RECONSIDERATION:

    PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    4.1a Special Permit No. 1835, Sage Prairie Community Unit Plan, re-
	 quested by Brian Carstens & Associates, on behalf of Pamela
	 Manske, for 6 single family units, on property generally located
	 at N. 124th Street and Holdrege Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had reopened public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of revised plan, 7-0.

    4.1b Preliminary Plat No. 00007, Sage Prairie, requested by Brian
	 Carstens & Associates, on behalf of Pamela Manske, for 6 lots,
	 with requests to waive block length, street lights, street trees,
	 sidewalks, and landscape screens, on property generally located
	 at N. 124th Street and Holdrege Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had reopened public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of revised plan, 7-0.

    (See 6-28-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    4.2a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00004, requested by the Dir-
	 ector of Planning, to acquire a permanent conservation easement
	 over approximately 80.62 acres of saline wetlands and floodplain,
	 on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Raymond
	 Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan  
	 Had reopened public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0

    4.2b County Special Permit No. 182, Hawk's Pointe Community Unit Plan,
	 requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 6 dwelling units, on prop-
	 erty generally located at West Raymond Road and N. 1st Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had reopened public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 7-0.
	 
    4.2c County Preliminary Plat No. 00015, Hawk's Pointe, requested by
	 Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 6 lots, with requests to waive ornament-
	 al lighting, street trees, storm water detention, sidewalks, and
	 landscape screens, on property generally located at West Raymond
	 Road and N. 1st Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had reopened public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 7-0.

5.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    PERMITS:

    5.1  Special Permit No. 1753A, an amendment to the Vavrina Meadows
         Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of
	 R.C. Krueger Development Company, to increase the number of
         dwelling units to 648 and to add an early childhood care facility,
	 with requests to waive the maximum cluster density, maximum
	 building height to 43', and the submittal of detail site plans,
	 building plans, and operational plans for the early childcare
	 facility until building permits, on property generally located
	 at S. 14th Street and Vavrina Boulevard.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised, 7-0.

    (See 6-28-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    5.2  Change of Zone No. 3256, requested by the Director of Planning,
	 to amend Sections 27.58.050, 27.58.060, and 27.58.070 of the
         Lincoln Municipal Code, to clarify uses permitted in Airport
         Environs Districts 1 and 2 and those premises that are in both
	 Districts. 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had continued public hearing.  DEFERRED at the request of staff
	 with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED
	 FOR July 26, 2000.

    5.3  Special Permit No. 1846, requested by Stephen Forbes, with U.S.
	 West Wireless, L.L.C., for a personal wireless facility with
         requests to waive the landscaping requirement and the fall zone,
	 on property generally located at N. 9th Street and W Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Had continued public hearing.  DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR July 26, 2000.

                  AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM
                          NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO.
                                
PENDING LIST:

1.  Special Permit No. 1826, requested by Michael Rierden, for a domicil-
    iary care facility and housing for the elderly, including a density
    bonus, on property generally located at 4444 S. 56th Street.
    (1-26-00 - Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending
    indefinitely at the request of the applicant.)

2.  Change of Zone No. 3259, requested by Mark Fahleson, with Rembolt,
    Ludtke & Berger, on behalf of Nebraska Association of County Officials,
    from R-8 Residential District to O-1 Office District, on property gen-
    erally located at S. 14th Street and G Street.
    (6-28-00 - Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending until
    submittal of an associated text amendment as recommended by the Capitol
    Environs Commission.)