City of Lincoln - Lancaster County
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

                           
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                             AGENDA

                    WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2000

[Commissioners Krieser, Hunter and Bayer absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 12, 2000.
**APPROVED, 5-0 (Taylor, Krieser, Hunter and Bayer absent)**

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 3270, requested by the Director of Planning,
	 from P Public Use District to I-1 Industrial District, on
         property generally located at S. 6th Street and G Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    1.2a Change of Zone No. 3273, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf
	 of R. C. Krueger Development, from O-3 Office Park District to
         R-3 Residential District and from R-3 Residential District to O-3
	 Office Park District, on property generally located at S. 27th
	 Street and Porter Ridge Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0

    1.2b Use Permit No. 100A, an amendment to South Ridge Village, request-
	 ed by Brian Carstens, on behalf of R. C. Krueger Development, for
	 a 100,000 square feet office/medical building, to adjust the
         location of the required landscape screen to the residential lots,
	 on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Porter Ridge
	 Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0

    PERMITS: 

    1.3  Special Permit No. 1553A, requested by Jacob North, on behalf of
	 Elliott Megdal & Associates, to permit the sale of alcoholic
         beverages for consumption on the premises (Outback Steakhouse),
	 on property generally located at 633 N. 48th Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0

    1.4  Special Permit No. 1858, requested by Jeff Lewis, with Research &
	 Development Corp., to allow residential windows facing a yard of
	 less than 20', on property generally located at 311 N. 8th Street. 
         *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00616

    1.5  Special Permit No. 1859, requested by Ron Rehtus, with Rehtus
         Architecture, P.C., on behalf of St. Teresa's Church, to increase
	 the permitted lot coverage for a church, on property generally
	 located at S. 36th Street and Randolph Street.  
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00617

    PLATS: 

    1.6  Final Plat No. 99039, Black Forest Estates Addition, requested by
	 Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of James 
	 Carveth and Stephen Carveth, to final plat 15 lots for residen-
	 tial development, one outlot for future development, one outlot
	 for a private roadway, one outlot for a future private roadway
	 and one outlot for open space, on property generally located at
	 S. 62nd and Old Cheney Rd.   *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00618

    1.7  Final Plat No. 00002, Himark Estates 3rd Addition, requested
	 by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of HiMark
         Development, Inc., D & M Development, Inc. and Raymond and Jackie
	 Snyder, to final plat 38 lots for residential development, 4 out-
	 lots for future development and 3 outlots for open space, on
	 property generally located at S. 90th and Old Cheney Rd.
	 *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00619

    1.8  Final Plat No. 00013, Irongate Estates Addition, requested by
	 Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of HiMark
         Development, Inc. and D & M Development, Inc., to final plat 24
	 lots for residential development, one outlot for a private road-
	 way and one outlot for open space on property generally located
	 at S. 96th and Old Cheney Road.  
         *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00620

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    1.9  Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00006, requested by the Dir-
	 ector of Planning, on behalf of the Parks and Recreation Depart-
	 ment and Real Estate Division of the Urban Development Department,
	 to declare as surplus property, a portion of Outlot P, Block 5,
	 Highlands Coalition, generally located in the area of NW Fairway
	 Street and West Harvest Drive.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehen-
	 sive Plan and Conditional Approval  
         Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.
	 DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
	 scheduled for August 9, 2000.

    1.10 Miscellaneous No. 00006, requested by the Director of Planning at
	 the request of the City Law Department and the Public Works &
	 Utilities Department, to adopt the proposed "City of Lincoln
	 Design Standards", including revised design standards for land
         subdivision and zoning regulations, and parking lot design
	 standards.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
	 scheduled for September 6, 2000

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    3.1a Change of Zone No. 3238, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson
         Associates, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3
	 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th
	 Street and Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Had public hearing.  DEFERRED at the request of the applicant,
	 with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled
	 for September 6, 2000.

    3.1b Change of Zone No. 3239, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson
         Associates, from R-1 Residential District to R-3 Residential
	 District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and
         Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Had public hearing.  DEFERRED at the request of the applicant,
	 with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled
	 for September 6, 2000.

    3.1c Preliminary Plat No. 00001, Hawkswood Estates, requested by Jack
	 Lynch, with Olsson Associates, for 26 lots, with requests to waive
	 block length; lot line perpendicular to the right-of-way; street
	 light spacing; roadway approach grades; eliminate sidewalks along
	 the internal streets; allow rural roadway section; location of 
	 water main and sanitary sewer; storm sewer; storm water detention;
	 transfer sewage across ridge; length of dead-end streets; use name
	 rather than number for north/south street; and separation of road-
	 ways intersecting with arterial streets; on property generally
         located southwest of S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Had public hearing.  DEFERRED at the request of the applicant,
	 with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled
	 for September 6, 2000.

    PERMITS: 

    3.2  Special Permit No. 1629B, requested by Brian Carstens, to show a
	 75 square foot, 10' high illuminated ground sign and a 45 square
	 feet, 6 1/2' high ground sign, on property generally located at
	 S. 27th Street and Porter Ridge Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDI-
	 TIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    4.1  Change of Zone No. 3256, requested by the Director of Planning,
	 to delete Section 27.58.040 and to amend Sections 27.58.050,
         27.58.060, and 27.58.070 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, regarding
	 uses permitted in the Airport Environs (Noise) District.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 6-0.

    4.2  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: Approval  
         Had continued public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 6-0.

    (See 7-12-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    4.3a 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 continued public hearing.  Motion for approval failed 3-3:
	 Taylor, Duvall and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward, Carlson and
	 Newman voting 'no'; Krieser, Hunter and Bayer absent.  Motion to
	 deny failed 3-3: Steward, Carlson and Newman voting 'yes'; Taylor,
	 Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'; Krieser, Hunter and Bayer absent.
	 HELD OVER FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on August 9, 2000.

    4.3b 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 continued public hearing.  Motion to deny failed 3-3: Steward,
	 Carlson and Newman voting 'yes'; Taylor, Duvall and Schwinn voting
	 'no'; Krieser, Hunter and Bayer absent.  HELD OVER FOR ADMINISTRA-
	 TIVE ACTION on August 9, 2000.

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

    PERMITS:

    4.4  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 at the request of the
	 applicant, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
	 scheduled for August 9, 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 domicili-
    ary 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.)