City of Lincoln - Lancaster County
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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                              AGENDA
                 
                     WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2000

[Commissioner Krieser absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 20, 2000.
**APPROVED, 8-0

Approval of minutes of the special meeting held September 27, 2000.
**APPROVED, 7-1 (Taylor abstaining)

ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION - Added by Addendum

	 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-60, requested by the Director
	 of Planning, on behalf of the Joint Antelope Valley Authority, to
	 amend the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, by
         amending the future land use, transportation, storm water, and
	 other appropriate sections to incorporate the Antelope Valley
	 Project.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0.

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

    PERMITS: 

    1.1  Special Permit No. 1854, requested by Jill Bazzell, on behalf of
	 Qwest Wireless, for a personal wireless facility by placing
         antennas on the exterior of an existing structure, on property
	 generally located at S. 9th Street and D Street.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public
	 hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
	 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00635

    PLATS: 

    1.2  County Final Plat No. 00029, Little Nemaha Lake Estates, requested
	 by Brian Carstens, for 9 Lots and two Outlots, on property general-
 	 ly located at S. 141st Street and East Shiloh Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public
	 hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
	 8-0

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.3  Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00007, requested by the Lancas-
	 ter County Engineer, to review the proposed Lancaster County Road
	 and Bridge Construction Program, Fiscal Year 2001 and 2002-2006,
	 as to conformity with the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehen-
	 sive Plan.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan
	 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH
	 THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    3.1  Change of Zone No. 3271, requested by the Director of Planning at
	 the request of the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, to
         add a section to Chapter 27.67 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to
	 restrict the storage or parking of unregistered, wrecked, non-
         operating, junked or dismantled vehicles in the three-mile juris-
	 diction of the City outside the City Limits.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL,
	 8-0.

    3.2  Change of Zone No. 3284, requested by the Director of Planning, to
	 amend Chapter 27.58 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to delete all
         references to Airport Environs Noise District 2.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL,
	 8-0.

    PERMITS:

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1865, requested by Sharon Martin, on behalf of
	 Qwest Wireless, L.L.C., for a wireless facility consisting of a
	 68' tower and associated ground equipment, on property generally
	 located at N. 25th Street and Y Street.  
	 Planning staff recommendation: The applicant has agreed to defer
	 review of the application for 2 weeks in order to more fully eval-
	 uate the feasibility of an alternate site
	 Had public hearing.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
	 ACTION scheduled for 10/18/00.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    3.4  Miscellaneous No. 00008, requested by Rick Peo, City Law Department
	 and the Public Works and Utilities Department, to establish proced-
	 ures for deviations from the Zoning Design Standards, Subdivision
	 Design Standards, and Driveway Design Standards.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL,
	 8-0.

    MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    3.5a Annexation No. 00005, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of Mary
	 Jo Livingston, to annex property generally located at Highway 2
	 and Pine Lake Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Motion to defer failed 4-4 (Steward, Carlson,
	 Newman and Hunter voting 'yes'; Duvall, Schwinn, Taylor and Bayer
	 voting 'no').  Motion to deny failed 3-5 (Steward, Carlson and
	 Newman voting 'yes'; Duvall, Schwinn, Taylor, Hunter and Bayer
	 voting 'no'). Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0.

    3.5b Change of Zone No. 3282, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of
	 Mary Jo Livingston, from AGR Agricultural Residential to B-2
	 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally lo-
	 cated at Highway 2 and Pine Lake Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Had public hearing.  Motion to deny failed 3-5 (Steward, Carlson
	 and Newman voting 'yes'; Duvall, Schwinn, Taylor, Hunter and Bayer
	 voting 'no').  Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 5-3
	 (Duvall, Schwinn, Taylor, Hunter and Bayer voting 'yes'; Steward,
	 Carlson and Newman voting 'no').

    3.5c Use Permit No. 132, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of Mary
	 Jo Livingston, for retail and service commercial uses and modific-
	 ation to the sign regulations, on property generally located at
	 Highway 2 and Pine Lake Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval with denial
	 of request to increase the number of signs  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated
	 9/26/00, with amendments to Condition #1.1.3, #1.1.4 and #1.1.28,
	 as requested by the applicant, and with amendment to add a condi-
	 tion to incorporate the "Willowbrook Shopping Center" renderings
	 as submitted by the applicant as part of the Use Permit, and to
	 add a condition that no on-sale alcohol facilities with on-sale
	 alcohol as their primary business shall be allowed, 5-3 (Duvall,
	 Schwinn, Taylor, Hunter and Bayer voting 'yes'; Steward, Carlson
	 and Newman voting 'no').

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:
     
    4.1a 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 cont'd public hearing.   DEFERRED at the applicant's request
	 with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled
	 for 10/18/00.

    4.1b 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 cont'd public hearing.  DEFERRED at the
	 applicant's request with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRA-
	 TIVE ACTION scheduled for 10/18/00.

    4.2a 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. 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	 Had cont'd public hearing.  DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 10/18/00.

    4.2b 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 cont'd public hearing.  DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 10/18/00.

    4.2c 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 cont'd public hearing.  DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 10/18/00.

    PERMITS:

    4.3  Special Permit No. 1826, requested by Michael Rierden, for a domi-
	 ciliary care facility, on property generally located at 4444 S. 
         56th Street.  *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
	 Had cont'd public hearing.  Planning Commission 'final action':
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised, with amendments to add the cond-
	 itions set forth in the Schoenleber, Shriner & ****Hittle letter
	 dated October 4, 2000, 5-0 (Krieser, Taylor, Newman and Bayer
	 absent), Resolution No. PC-00636.

    4.4  Special Permit No. 1866,  requested by Sharon Martin, on behalf of
	 Qwest Wireless, L.L.C., for a wireless facility, with request to
         waive the fall zone, on property generally located at Leighton
	 Avenue and N. 48th Street.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Revised to conditional approval on
	 10/04/00.
	 Had cont'd public hearing.  Planning Commission 'final action':
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report
	 dated 9/28/00, 5-0 (Krieser, Taylor, Newman and Bayer absent),
	 Resolution No. PC-00637.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    4.5  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 10/18/00.

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

1.  Change of Zone No. 3277, requested by Richard Wood, of the University
    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.)

3.  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 ***
    (9-20-00 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing
    on October 18, 2000.)