City of Lincoln
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Planning Commission Agenda

 




               *** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***

NOTICE:  The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission
         will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 13, 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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     recommendation to the City Council or County Board. 


                              AGENDA

                    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2001

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 30, 2001
** APPROVED, as corrected, 6-0 **

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 2531(bb), (662 K) an amendment to
	 the Williamsburg Village Final Planned Unit Development, 
	 requested by Peter W. Katt on behalf of North Williamsburg/
	 Hampton Enterprises, Inc., to increase the maximum allowable 
	 square footage by 3,300 square feet of commercial/retail, on 
	 property generally located at South 34th & Old Cheney 
	 Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as
	 revised by staff on 6/13/01, 6-0.  Public Hearing before City 
	 Council tentatively scheduled for July 2, 2001.

    PERMITS:

    1.2  Combined Special Permit/Use Permit No. 18,  (587 K)   
	 requested by McKeeman Consulting, to allow outdoor seasonal 
	 sales on property generally located at 70th & "A" 
	 Streets.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00673.

    PLATS:

    1.3  Final Plat No. 01005,  (555 K) Vavrina Meadows 7th 
	 Addition, requested by Lyle Loth of E.S.P., Inc., on behalf of 
	 R.C. Krueger Development Company, Inc., to final plat 57 
	 residential lots and 4 outlots on property generally located at 
	 S. 20th St. and Herel St. *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution 
	 No. PC-00674.

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.4  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01007,  (592 K)   requested by 
	 Farmers Bank, to waive the subdivision requirements for street 
	 trees on property generally located in the Trade Center at South
	 58th & Old Cheney Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	 Staff Planner: Kay Liang, 441-5662
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 6-0.  Public 
	 Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for July 2, 
	 2001.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    3.1a Change of Zone No. 3313,  (832 K)   requested by Robert
	 Dean, of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Hampton 
	 Development, from R-3 Residential District to H-3 Highway 
	 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 27th 
	 Street and Whitehead Drive.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval 
	 Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 6-0.

    3.1b Preliminary Plat No. 01003,  (832 K)   North Creek
	 Commercial Center, requested by Robert Dean, with Engineering 
	 Design Consultants, on behalf of Hampton Development Services, 
	 for 10 Lots, with a request to waive block length, on property 
	 generally located at N. 27th Street and Whitehead Drive.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval; Approval 
	 of the waiver of block length adjacent to the Interstate and 
	 the wetlands and Denial of the waiver of block length along 
	 Telluride Drive.
	 Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #2.1.2 
	 approving the waiver of block length along Telluride Drive, 6-0.
 
    PERMITS:

    3.2  Special Permit No. 286I,  (766 K)   requested by Seacrest 
	 & Kalkowski, P.C., on behalf of Saint Elizabeth Regional 
	 Medical Center, to expand the hospital facility by renovating 
	 and remodeling the existing hospital facility; constructing a 
	 new medical office building and new parking garage; and 
	 reconfiguring the surface parking lots, driveways, and landscape
	 materials, including a request to modify the sign regulations 
	 on property generally located at 70th & "L" Streets (555 So. 70th
	 Street).
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Kay Liang, 441-5662
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised by staff on 6/13/01, 6-0.

    3.3  Special Permit No. 692K,  (751 K)   an amendment to the
	 Tabitha New Community, Community Unit Plan, requested by John 
	 H. Bergmeyer on behalf of Tabitha, Inc., to convert existing 
	 elderly housing to domiciliary care, on property generally 
	 located at 5501 Sea Mountain Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    3.4  Street & Alley Vacation No. 01009,  (944 K)   requested by 
	 the Lancaster County Engineer, to vacate N. 11th Street, 
	 generally located at N. 11th Street and Fletcher 
	 Avenue.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial 
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  A motion for approval failed 2-4 (Duvall
	 and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Newman, Carlson, Krieser and Taylor
	 voting 'no').  Planning Commission recommendation:  DENIAL, 6-0.
	 Public hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for
	 July 2, 2001.  A public hearing will also be scheduled before 
	 the County Board.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:
          
    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    4.1  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 continued public hearing.  Placed on PENDING at the
	 request of the applicant.
    
    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

The staff report for items 4.2a, 4.2b and 4.2c 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)   

    4.2a 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 continued public hearing.  DEFERRED and placed on 
	 PENDING until January, 2002, at the request of the applicant.

    4.2b 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 continued public hearing.  DEFERRED and placed on 
	 PENDING until January, 2002, at the request of the applicant.

    4.2c 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 continued public hearing.  DEFERRED and placed on 
	 PENDING until January, 2002, at the request of the applicant.

PERMITS:

Due to file size, the staff report for item 4.3 has been split into 
2 parts. 
      Part 1  (1,140 K)          Part 2  (1,320 K)                

    4.3  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 continued public hearing.  Applicant's request for
	 additional two-week deferral granted.  Scheduled for CONTINUED
	 PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 6/27/01.


                              
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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

4.  Special Permit No. 1909, 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 ***
    (5-30-01: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public
    hearing on July 25, 2001.)
    Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620


                                
                                
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