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 27, 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. 

(Commissioners Hunter, Krieser and Duvall absent)
                          AGENDA
               
               WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2001

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held  June 13, 2001 .
** APPROVED 5-0, Steward abstaining **

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    1.1a Change of Zone No. 3326,  (1,151 K)   requested by Brian
	 Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Thomasbrook Properties, 
	 from R-3 Residential District to R-4 Residential District, on 
	 property generally located at S. 60th Street and Normal 
	 Boulevard.
	 Planning staff recommendation:  Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 6-0.

    1.1b Special Permit No. 572E,  (1,151 K) an amendment to the
	 Thomasbrook Apartments Community Unit Plan, requested by 
	 Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Thomasbrook 
	 Apartments, for 29 townhome/duplex units and 264 multi-family 
	 units, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Normal
	 Boulevard.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0.

    1.1c Special Permit No. 1226B,  (515 K)  requested by Brian 
	 Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Kathy Havlicek-Cook and 
	 Kenneth C. Cole, to amend the boundaries of the special permit 
	 for an early childhood care facility, on property generally 
	 located at S. 60th Street and Normal Boulevard. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373   
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00675.

    PERMITS:

    1.2  Special Permit No. 1342A,  (580 K)  requested by Brian 
	 Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Western Wireless 
	 Corporation, to enlarge a non-conforming switch building, on 
	 property generally located at 401 W. Calvert Street.  
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620   
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00676.

    1.3  Special Permit No. 1778A,  (692 K)  requested by Mark 
	 Hunzeker, on behalf of Wapiti Enterprises, Inc., to amend the 
	 language of the existing special permit for excavation of sand, 
	 gravel and soil, to allow the renewal period for up to 3 years 
	 from the date of completion of the paving of Arbor Road, with 
	 an expiration date of July 1, 2003, on property generally 
	 located NE of S. 56th Street and Arbor Road.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370  
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.  
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00677.

    1.4  Special Permit No. 1916,  (1,086 K)  requested by Kevin
	 Hittle on behalf of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, to replace 
	 an existing 50' tower with a new 65' church/telecommunication 
	 tower, on property generally located at 1015 Lancaster Lane. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
	 Staff Planner: Kay Liang, 441-5662   
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00678.

    1.5  Special Permit No. 1917,  (862 K)  requested by Todd
	 Lorenz, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Husker Auto Group, 
	 to allow parking of vehicles for sale in front yard setback, 
	 on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Wildcat 
	 Drive.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373   
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing.
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00679.

    PLATS:

    1.6  Final Plat No. 00011,  (701 K)  Vintage Heights 9th Addition, 
	 requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on 
	 behalf of Robert Hampton of Pine Lake Development, L.L.C., to 
	 final plat 36 residential lots on property generally located 
	 at Oakville Road and Parducci Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620   
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00680.

    1.7  Final Plat No. 00028,  (509 K)  Long View Estates, 
	 requested by Lyle Loth of ESP, on behalf of Long View Estates, 
	 Inc. to final plat 26 lots on property generally located at SW. 
	 40th St. and W. Van Dorn St. *** FINAL ACTION *** 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00681.

    1.8  Final Plat No. 01003,  (620 K)   Pine Lake Heights South 
	 2nd Addition, requested by Michael Johnson of Olsson Associates,
	 on behalf of Tom White, John Brager and Gerald Schleich, to 
	 final plat 53 residential lots and 2 outlots on property 
	 generally located at S. 27th St. and Yankee Hill Rd. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION *** 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Kay Liang, 441-5662   
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00682.

    1.9  Final Plat No. 01006,  (601 K)   Lee's Place 1st Addition, 
	 requested by R.C. Krueger Development Company, Inc. to final 
	 plat 21 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at SW. 
	 18th and W. Lake Street.  *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373   
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 6-0,
	 Resolution No. PC-00683.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    3.1  Change of Zone No. 70HP,  (1,224 K)   requested by Loel P. 
	 Brooks, on behalf of Rho Chapter House Corporation of Kappa 
	 Alpha Theta Fraternity, for a landmark designation of the 
	 Serenity House, on property generally located at 1545 S Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: EdZimmer, 441-6360  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  
	 APPROVAL, 6-0.  Public Hearing before City Council 
	 tentatively scheduled for July 16, 2001.

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    3.2a Change of Zone No. 3323,  (1,253 K)  requested by J. D. Burt, 
	 with Design Associates, on behalf of Park Ridge Apartments, 
	 L.L.C., from R-2 Residential District to R-3 Residential 
	 District, on property generally located at SW 8th Street 
	 and West C Street. 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620   
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 APPROVAL, 6-0.

    3.2b Special Permit No. 1733B,  (1,253 K)  an amendment to the 
	 Muff 2nd Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by 
	 J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, on behalf of Park Ridge 
	 Apartments, L.L.C., for townhomes and multi-family dwellings, 	
	 with adjustments to lot area and required yards, on property 	
	 generally located at SW 8th Street and West C Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #1.1.4, 6-0.

    3.2c Preliminary Plat No. 01005,  (1,253 K)  Muff 2nd 
	 Addition, requested by J.D. Burt, with Design Associates, on 
	 behalf of Park Ridge Apartments, L.L.C., for 12 lots, on 
	 property generally located at SW 8th Street and West C 
	 Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0.

    PERMITS:

 Due to file size, the staff report for item 3.3 has been split 
 into 2 parts. Part 1  (1,146 K)     Part 2  (1,862 K)               

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1873, requested by John Hertzler, of the 
	 Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for a personal wireless 
	 communications tower and base equipment, with a request to 
	 waive the fall zone, on property generally located at 4700 
	 Antelope Creek Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362 
	 Had public hearing.  Motion for conditional approval failed 3-3 
	 (Steward, Schwinn and Bayer voting 'yes'; Newman, Taylor and
	 Carlson voting 'no').  Held over for ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on
	 July 11, 2001.  Public Hearing was closed.

    3.4  Special Permit No. 1918,  (734 K)  requested by Michael 
	 Olderbak, on behalf of Kabredlo's, Inc., for sale of alcohol for 
	 consumption off the premises, with request to waive the distance 
	 from residential district or use, on property generally located 
	 at 338 N. 27th Street.
         Planning staff recommendation:  Denial
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620  
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: 
	 DENIAL, 6-1 (Schwinn dissenting).  Public Hearing before City
	 Council tentatively scheduled for July 16, 2001.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    3.5  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01008,  (790 K)  requested
	 by Doug Prange, to waive the subdivision requirements on the
	 65th and Yankee Hill Addition Administrative Final
	 Plat to allow direct vehicular access to Yankee Hill Road and
         to retain the existing driveway on the east end of Lot 1, on 
	 property generally located at 65th and Yankee Hill Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: The applicant has submitted a 
	 letter withdrawing this application
         Staff Planner: Kay Liang, 441-5662  
	 WITHDRAWN

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:
          
    PERMITS:

    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    
	 DEFERRED until July 25, 2001.

 Due to file size, the staff report for item 4.2 has been split
 into 2 parts. Part 1  (1,140 K)     Part 2  (1,320 K)               

    4.2  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 cont'd public hearing.  Applicant's request for additional 
	 two-week deferral granted.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND 
	 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 11, 2001.
                                

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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.  Change of Zone No. 3321, 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
    (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending
    at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362

5a. 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.
    (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending
    until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370

5b. 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.
    (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending
    until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370

5c. 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.
    (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending
    until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
                                
                                


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