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, May 30, 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.
     
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     aggrieved person may appeal Final Action of the Planning
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     The Planning Commission action on all other items is a
     recommendation to the City Council or County Board.

                           AGENDA

                    WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2001

Approval of minutes of the special meeting on Capital Improvements Program
and Transportation Improvement Program held May 9, 2001.  
** APPROVED, 6-0 (Duvall and Bayer abstaining; Hunter absent) **

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 16, 2001.
** APPROVED, 8-0 (Hunter absent) **     

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    1.1  Special Permit No. 1915,  (993 K)   
	 requested by Steven L. Oldham, on behalf of The Church of Jesus 
	 Christ of Latter Day Saints, to allow a roof mounted steeple, on 
	 property generally located at S. 31st Street and Old 
	 Cheney Road.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00672.

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.2  Annexation No. 01004,  (544 K)   
	 requested by the Director of Planning, to annex an area between 
	 S. 14th and S. 27th Streets north of Yankee Hill Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    3.1  Change of Zone No. 3321,  (513 K)   
	 requested by Michael T. Johnson, on behalf of West Gate, Inc., 
	 from R-7 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business 
	 District, on property generally located at 1729 M Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial
	 Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Applicant's request for two-week deferral
	 granted.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND 
	 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON 6/13/01.

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    3.2a Change of Zone No. 69HP,  (846 K)   
	 requested by David L. Johnson, on behalf of the Rape Spouse Abuse 
	 Crisis Center, for a landmark designation, on property at 2545 N
	 Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	 Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 8-0.  Public Hearing before City Council tentatively
	 scheduled for 6/18/01.

    3.2b Special Permit No. 1914,  (769 K)   
	 requested by David L. Johnson, on behalf of the Rape Spouse Abuse
	 Crisis Center, to use a landmark as a crisis center at 2545 N 
	 Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.  Public Hearing before City Council
	 tentatively scheduled for 6/18/01.

The staff report for items 3.3a, 3.3b and 3.3c is a combined staff report.
Due to file size, the report has been split into 2 parts.  
      Part 1  (880 K)          Part 2  (1,565 K)   

    3.3a Change of Zone No. 3279, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, from 
	 AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential 
	 District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and
	 Countryview Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Deferral
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Deferred with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 6/13/01.

    3.3b Special Permit No. 1868, Windmill Ridge Estates Community Unit 
	 Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 23 single family 
	 lots, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and 
	 Countryview Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Deferral 
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Deferred with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 6/13/01.

    3.3c Preliminary Plat No. 00023, Windmill Ridge Estates, requested by 
	 Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 23 Lots, with requests to waive 
	 ornamental street lights; sidewalks; street trees; landscape 
	 screens; and block length; on property generally located at 
	 S. 70th Street and Countryview Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Deferral 
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Deferred with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
	 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 6/13/01.

    PERMITS:

Due to file size, the staff report for item 3.4 has been split into 
2 parts. 
      Part 1  (1,140 K)          Part 2  (1,320 K)                

    3.4  County Special Permit No. 186, requested by Michael Rierden, 
	 on behalf of Trent P. Anderson, for a golf course, driving range,
	 clubhouse with restaurant, and maintenance facility, on property
	 generally located at NW 140th Street and W. Holdrege 
	 Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial 
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Applicant's request for two-week deferral
	 granted.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND 
	 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 6/13/01.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    3.5a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-61 ,  (105 K)  
	 requested by the Director of Planning, to amend the 1994 
	 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to designate land 
	 near NW 27th Street and West Fletcher Avenue as 
	 inside the "Future Service Limit" and to include West Fletcher 
	 Avenue from NW 12th to NW 31st Streets and a new interchange 
	 at N.W. 27th Street and Highway 34 in the future road 
	 network and transportation plans.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	 Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 8-0.  Public Hearing before City Council tentatively
	 scheduled for 6/18/01.

    3.5b Annexation No. 00007,  (653 K)   
	 requested by Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corporation, to 
	 annex property generally located at NW 27th Street and
	 Highway 34.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 8-0.  Public Hearing before City Council tentatively
	 scheduled for 6/18/01.

    3.6  Annexation No. 99023,  (817 K)   
	 requested by Donald H. Bowman, on behalf of Gretchen Zwetzig, 
	 Trustee of the David W. Fleming Revocable Trust, and Alan 
	 Schroeder, to annex 8101 and 8201 South 14th Street, generally 
	 located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval, subject to annexation
	 agreement
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO ANNEXATION AGREEMENT, 8-0.  Public Hearing
	 before City Council tentatively scheduled for 6/18/01.

    3.7  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01005,  (804 K)  
	 requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, for waivers to the 
	 subdivision ordinance requirements for street pavement with 
	 curb and gutter, sidewalks, public water supply, street lights, 
	 and street trees, on property generally located at S. 82nd Street 
	 and Mandarin Drive.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial of the waiver for public
	 water supply, Approval of the waivers for street pavement with 
	 curb and gutter, sidewalks, street lights and street trees
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Staff recommendation revised on 5/30/01 to approve the waiver of
	 public water supply, provided that water mains be constructed at
	 the same time as Mandarin Court Community Unit Plan or that a 
	 special assessment district be created to complete the 
	 construction, whichever occurs first.
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL OF THE REVISED STAFF RECOMMENDATION, 8-0.  Public
	 Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 6/18/01.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    4.1  Special Permit No. 1909,  (782 K)   
	 requested by Richard L. Spangler, on behalf of Leonard G. Stolzer,
	 to permit temporary storage of construction equipment and 
	 materials, on property generally located at 5400 S. Folsom Street.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial 
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had continued public hearing.  Applicant's request for deferral
	 until July 25, 2001, granted.  Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON 7/25/01.



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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.)    
    Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362

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.)
    Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
                          
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.)
    Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360

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 Interstate 180.
    (2-7-01:  Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.)
    Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360


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