City of Lincoln
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Planning Commission Agenda

 

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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at 1:00 p.m. in the City-Council Chambers, County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, 441-7491. **PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Commission action is final action on any item with a notation of "FINAL ACTION". Any aggrieved person may appeal Final Action of the Planning Commission to the City Council by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk within 14 days following the action of the Planning Commission. ** The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.
AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2001 [Commissioner Schwinn absent]
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 7, 2001. **APPROVED, WITH AMENDMENT, 7-0 (Schwinn and Krieser absent)** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3311, requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, from P Public Use District to O-3 Office Park Dist- rict, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: 8-0 (Schwinn absent). PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1902, requested by David B. Stirtz, with Architectural Design Associates, P.C., on behalf of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, to exceed the maximum height of 35' for a church steeple, on property generally located at 3825 Wildbriar Lane. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00663 (Schwinn and Krieser absent) PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 00030, North Hills 2nd Addition, requested by Michael Johnson of Olsson Associates to final plat 41 residential lots and 1 outlot at Interstate 80 and N. 14th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00664 (Schwinn and Krieser absent) 1.4 City/County Final Plat No. 00036, Stevens Creek Ridge Addition, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Gerry and Dianne Krieser, for 5 Lots, on property generally located at N. 129th Street and Holdrege Street. *** FINAL ACTION on portion within the City's jurisdiction *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action' on portion within City jurisdiction: APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00665 (Schwinn absent; Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). Planning Commission recommendation on portion within County of Lancaster jurisdiction: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Schwinn absent; Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 01004, requested by the City Attorney, to vacate a portion of S. 16th Street right-of-way, a portion of S. 19th Street right-of-way, and Southpark Road, Lincoln Indust- rial Park. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Approval Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND APPROVAL, 7-0 (Schwinn and Krieser absent). 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 3307, requested by the Director of Planning, for a text amendment to Section 27.69.044 of the Lincoln Munici- pal Code, regarding signs in the O-3 Office Park District. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0 (Schwinn absent). 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3310, requested by John E. Sinclair, on behalf of the City of Lincoln, to create the "Haymarket Park Sign Dist- rict", an overlay special sign district, on property generally located at N. 6th Street and Charleston Street between I-80 and Sun Valley Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the appli- cant, 8-0 (Schwinn absent). PERMITS: 3.3 Special Permit No. 1165B, requested by Ray Lineweber, to expand a special permit for historic preservation to include property at 1301 H Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. DEFERRED at the request of the applicant, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 4, 2001. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 3238, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, from AGR Agricultural Residential to R-1 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Duvall and Schwinn absent) 4.1b Preliminary Plat No. 00001, Hawkswood Estates, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, for 27 lots, with requests to waive block length; street light spacing; roadway approach grades; eliminate sidewalks along one side of the internal streets; allow rural roadway section; location of water main and sanitary sewer; storm sewer; transfer sewage across ridge; and length of deadend streets; on property generally located southwest of S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as re- quested by the applicant, 7-0 (Schwinn and Duvall absent). (See 2-21-01 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Annexation No. 00006, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Assoc- iates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, to annex property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED four weeks at the request of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 18, 2001. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 3255, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, from AG Agricultural District to O-3 Office Park District, B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, R-3 Residential District and R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED four weeks at the request of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 18, 2001. 4.2c Special Permit No. 1839, Morning Glory Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for 269 residential units, on property gen- erally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED four weeks at the request of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 18, 2001. 4.2d Preliminary Plat No. 00011, Morning Glory Estates, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for 54 residential lots, two outlots, and 12 commer- cial lots, with a request for waivers of the subdivision require- ments of Section 26.15.030(b) requiring a Use Permit on a portion of the property with the submittal of the Preliminary Plat; Section 26.23.030 requiring a street projection to the north; Section 26.23.095 requiring sidewalks on the east side of N. 86th Street; Section 26.23.140(e) to allow double frontage lots; Section 26.23.140(a) to allow lots with a depth of less than 120' abutting an arterial street; Section 26.23.125 requir- ing a pedestrian connection to the east; a waiver of the design standards relating to the depth and slope of sanitary sewers (Chapter 2, Sections 3.3 and 3.6) and a waiver of the design standards relating to intersection approaches (Chapter 2.15, Section 3.4.3), on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (see staff report for recommendation on all waivers) Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED four weeks at the request of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 18, 2001. 4.2e Use Permit No. 128, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Assoc- iates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for office and commercial development, with a request for an increase in the number of permitted ground signs and an adjustment of the front yard setback for ground signs, on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED four weeks at the request of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for April 18, 2001. 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. Change of Zone No. 3299, requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Sections 27.69.044, 27.69.047, and 27.69.049 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to adjust permitted signage in the O-3 Office Park District and adjacent to the Interstate in the H-1 Interstate Commercial, H-3 Highway Commercial, and H-4 General Commercial Districts. (1-24-01 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 3a. Change of Zone No. 3292, a text amendment to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, requested by the Director of Planning, to add Chapter 27.53, to create an overlay district, the Entryway Corridors District, concerning permitted uses, parking regulations, sign regulations, grading and land disturbance regulations, area regulations, and design standards, for corridors in the vicinity of Interstate 80 and Interstate 180. (2-7-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 3b. Miscellaneous No. 00011, requested by the Director of Planning, to adopt design standards for the Entryway Corridors District, an overlay district in the vicinity of Interstate 80 and Inter- state 180. (2-7-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.