City of Lincoln - Lancaster County
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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                            AGENDA
               
                 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2000

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 6, 2000.
**APPROVED, 8-0, Steward abstaining**

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 3281, requested by the Director of Planning,
	 to delete Section 27.54.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code and to
	 amend Chapter 27.54, to remove the one acre minimum from P Public
	 Use District. 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    1.2a Change of Zone No. 3283, a text amendment to Title 27 of the
	 Lincoln Municipal Code, requested by John H. Bergmeyer on behalf
	 of Tabitha, Inc. and Tabitha Housing Corporation, to amend sec-
	 tions 27.11.040, 27.13.040, 27.15.040, 27.17.040 and 27.19.040
         to add adult care facilities as a special permitted use, and to
	 amend Chapter 27.63 to provide for special permits for adult care
	 facilities in the R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4 and R-5 Residential zoning
	 districts.
	 Planning staff recommendation:  Approval 
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-3 (Hunter, Newman
	 and Carlson dissenting).

    1.2b Special Permit No. 1851A, an amendment to Special Permit No. 1851,
	 requested by John H. Bergmeyer on behalf of Tabitha, Inc. and
	 Tabitha Housing Corporation, to provide early childhood care and
         adult daycare services, with request to waive the provision that
	 vehicular access be to an arterial or collector street, on prop-
	 erty generally located at 47th & "J" Streets.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-1
	 (Hunter dissenting).

    PERMITS: 

    1.3  County Special Permit No. 184, requested by Kathleen S. Itzen,
	 for an early childhood care facility/private school, on property
         generally located at Highway 34 and NW 112th Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-2 (Schwinn and
	 Steward dissenting).

    1.4  Special Permit No. 1826, requested by Michael Rierden, for a
	 domiciliary care facility, on property generally located at 4444
	 S. 56th Street.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
	 on 10/04/00.

    1.5  Special Permit No. 1872, requested by Ronald W. Moore, for a
	 dwelling for a domestic employee, on property generally located
	 at S. 98th Street and Yankee Hill Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Applicant's request for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRA-
	 TIVE ACTION on 10/18/00 granted.

    1.6  Special Permit No. 1874, requested by Jill Bazzell, of  Qwest
	 Wireless, L.L.C., to collocate a personal wireless facility on an
         existing tower by increasing the height of the existing tower to
	 128', with request to waive the fall zone, on property generally
	 located at 615 West Prospector Court.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00629.

    PLATS: 

    1.7  Final Plat No. 99040, Eagle Crest Addition, requested by Michael
	 R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Hoegemeyer-Palmer
	 Construction, Inc. and the Southeast Rural Fire Protection Dis-
	 trict, to final plat 48 lots for residential development, one lot
	 for other residential uses, two lots for office development and
	 one outlot for green space on property generally located at the
         southeast corner of N. 84th and Holdrege. 
         *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00630.

    1.8  Final Plat No. 00010, Vintage Heights 8th Addition, requested by
	 Robert L. Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Pine
	 Lake Development, L.L.C., to final plat 60 lots for residential dev-
	 elopment and two outlots for future development on property general-
	 ly located south of Old Cheney Rd., between S. 93rd and S. 98th
	 Streets. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00631.

    1.9  Final Plat No. 00021, Ridge Pointe 1st Addition, requested by
	 Robert L. Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of
         Lincoln Ridge Pointe, L.L.C. and Jay D. and Joan M. Peters to final
	 plat 50 lots for residential development, one outlot for future
         development and one outlot for open space on property generally lo-
	 cated north of Pine Lake Rd., between Ridge Rd. and S. 27th Street.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00632.

    1.10 Final Plat No. 00025, Prairie Falls Estates Addition, requested by
	 Tom Cajka of Ross Engineering, Inc., on behalf of K.K. & G., Inc. 
	 to final plat 6 lots for residential development, 6 outlots for
	 future development, one outlot for open space and one outlot for a
	 private roadway on property generally located at S.W. 10th St.
	 and West "A" Street.   *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00633.

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.11 Street & Alley Vacation No. 00015, requested by Jordan Brasch, of
         Brasch Homes, Inc., to vacate the east 10' of N. Coddington Avenue,
	 generally located south of West "S" 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, 9-0.

    1.12 Street & Alley Vacation No. 00016, requested by Larry Hartshorn,
	 Jr., of Nebraskaland Moving, to vacate N. 60th Street from the
	 south right-of-way line of Seward Avenue to the south lot line ex-
	 tended, on property generally located at N. 60th Street and
	 Seward Avenue.
	 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, 9-0.

    1.13 Miscellaneous No. 00007, requested by the Director of Urban Develop-
	 ment, for an amendment to the North 27th Street Redevelopment
	 Plan (an area composed of the city blocks generally bounded on the
	 south by N Street, on the west by 23rd Street, on the north by
	 Leighton Avenue, and on the east by 31st Street) to add project
         elements for an area on the west side of 27th Street between
	 X and Y Streets. 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan 
	 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH
	 THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    3.1a Change of Zone No. 3275, requested by Mark Fahleson, on behalf of
	 the Nebraska Association of County Officials, to amend Section
	 27.24.040(j) and 27.63.340 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to not
	 limit offices to only professional services provided by physicians,
	 surgeons, chiropractors, osteopaths, physical therapists, dentists,
	 architects, engineers, lawyers, and accountants.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL,
	 9-0.

    3.1b Change of Zone No. 3259, requested by Mark Fahleson, with Rembolt
         Ludtke & Berger, on behalf of Nebraska Association of County Offic-
  	 ials, from R-8 Residential District to O-1 Office District, on
         property generally located at S. 14th Street and G Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL,
	 9-0.

    3.1c Special Permit No. 1871, requested by Mark Fahleson, on behalf of
	 the Nebraska Association of County Officials, for an office build-
	 ing on property generally located at S. 14th Street and G Street. 
         *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval    
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission 'final action':
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00634.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    (See 9-6-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    4.1  Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-58, requested by the Directors
	 of Planning, Public Works & Utilities, and the Parks & Recreation
         Department, to amend Chapter 4 (Transportation) of the 1994 Lincoln-
	 Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the Boulevard Concept
	 for Public Way Corridors and to incorporate the Lincoln Fringe Area
	 Primary Public Way Corridor Study by reference.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had cont'd public hearing.  Deferred, with CONTINUED
	 PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR 10/4/00.

    PERMITS:

    4.2  Special Permit No. 1866,  requested by Sharon Martin, on behalf of
	 Qwest Wireless, L.L.C., for a wireless facility, with requests to
	 waive the fall zone and required landscaping, on property generally
	 located at Leighton Avenue and N. 48th Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation:  Deferral until information regard-
	 ing the floodplain, the additional height that would be provided to
	 accommodate future carriers, and the willingness of the underlying
	 property owner to provide ground space for future carriers is 
	 provided.
         Had cont'd public hearing.  DEFERRED with CONTINUED
	 PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR 10/4/00.

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    4.3  Change of Zone No. 3274, requested by Keith Dubas, on behalf of
	 George and Jan Brockley, from R-2 Residential District to R-5
	 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 46th
	 Street and Pioneers Boulevard.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial
	 ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT 9/20/00***

5.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    (See 9-6-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    5.1  Special Permit No. 1867, requested by J. L. McMaster, with
	 McMaster Enterprise, Inc., to build a parking lot, on property
	 generally located at 1228/1230 H Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial
	 *** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT 9/20/00***

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PENDING LIST:

1.	Change of Zone No. 3277, requested by Richard Wood, of the Univer-
	sity of Nebraska-Lincoln, from R-2 Residential District to O-2
	Suburban Office District, on property generally located at N. 70th
	Street and Stoney Ridge Road.
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the
	request of the applicant.)

2.	Street & Alley Vacation No. 00013, requested by Frank Sidles, of
	Capital Contractors, Inc., to vacate X Street from the east line of
	N. 8th Street to the west line of N. 9th Street, adjacent to
	Lots 5 and 6, Block 3 and Lots 1 and 12, Block 6, North Lincoln
        Addition, generally located at N. 8th Street and X Street.
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public
	hearing on November 1, 2000.)

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.
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public
	hearing on October 4, 2000.)

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.
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public
	hearing on October 4, 2000.)

4a.	Change of Zone No. 3238, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson
	Associates, from AGR Agricultural Residential to R-3 Residential
	District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and 
	Old Cheney Road. 
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public
	hearing on October 4, 2000.)

4b.	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. 
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public
	hearing on October 4, 2000.)

4c.	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. 
	(9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public
	hearing on October 4, 2000.)