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, August 8, 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. **

                             AGENDA
               
                   WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2001

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 25, 2001.
** APPROVED 9-0 **


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

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 3333,  (762 K)  requested by Brian 
	 Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Union Bank & Trust, 
	 Trustee, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural 
	 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 
	 12th Street and West Denton Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 9-0.
	 Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled
	 for 8/27/01.

    PERMITS:

    1.2  Special Permit No. 1923,  (618 K)  requested by Tami L.
	 Armstrong, for a daycare center, on property generally 
	 located at N. 53rd and Fremont Streets. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
	 9-0.  Resolution No. PC-00691.

    PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    1.3a Special Permit No. 441D,  (881 K)  requested by Jack
	 Lynch, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of the Northeast 
	 YMCA, to amend the special permit to add a parking lot, 
	 on property generally located at N. 70th Street 
	 and Huntington Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
	 9-0.  Resolution No. PC-00692.

    1.3b Special Permit No. 1435C,  (694 K)  to amend the
         Harland Taylor Community Unit Plan, requested by Jack
         Lynch, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of the Harland
         Taylor Homeowners Association and YMCA, to add a parking 
	 lot, on property generally located at N. 70th Street 
	 and Huntington Avenue.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL,
	 9-0.

    PLATS:

    1.4  County Final Plat No. 99004,  (976 K)  Crooked Creek
         Addition, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, for 
	 41 Lots, on property generally located at S. 134th 
	 Street and "O" Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 
	 Planning Commission 'final action' on that portion in the 
	 City's jurisdiction:  APPROVAL, 9-0.  Resolution No. PC-00693.  
	 Planning Commission recommendation on that portion in the 
	 County's jurisdiction:  APPROVAL, 9-0 (recommendation to 
	 County Board).

    1.5  Final Plat No. 01004,  (667 K)  Aspen Ridge Addition,
	 requested by Tom Cajka of Ross Engineering on behalf of 
	 Robert Benes of Aspen Builders, Inc., to final plat 17
         residential lots and 1 outlot on property generally
         located at SW. 24th St. and W. Washington.
         *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 9-0.  
	 esolution No. PC-00694.

    1.6  Final Plat No. 01019,  (698 K)  Ashley Heights 
	 Addition, requested by Michael Johnson of Olsson Associates
	 on behalf of Paul Muff of M&S Construction and Alan and 
	 Beth Schultz, to final plat 112 residential lots and 5 
	 outlots on property generally located at NW. 48th St. 
	 and Huntington Avenue. 
         *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 9-0.  
	 Resolution No. PC-00695.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    3.1  Change of Zone No. 3334,  (23 ) requested by Rex 
	 Anderson on behalf of the Clinton Neighborhood Association,
	 from I-1 Industrial District to R-4 Residential District, 
	 on property generally located at N. 19th Street
	 and Dudley Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
	 Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 ** This application has been withdrawn **

    PERMITS:

    (Due to file size, the following staff report has been 
     split into two parts.)

    3.2  County Special Permit No. 189 Part 1,(1,194 K)
	 Part 2,(1,860 K) requested by Gregg Nicklas, President,
	 Christian Heritage Children's Home, to construct and operate
	 a Health Care Facility, on property generally located at S. 
	 148th Street and Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation to
	 County Board:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as 
	 requested by the applicant, 8-1 (Krieser dissenting).

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1924,  (590 K)  requested by Mark
         Hunzeker, for sale of alcohol for consumption off the
         premises, with request to waive the setback requirement 
	 to access doors and the setback requirement to residential
	 with proposed mitigation; on property generally located 
	 at N. 23rd Street and R Street.
         Planning staff recommendation:  Denial  
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recomendation:  
	 DENIAL (5-4:  Taylor, Newman, Carlson, Hunter and Steward 
	 voting 'yes'; Schwinn, Duvall, Krieser and Bayer voting 'no').
	 Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for
	 8/27/01.

    MISCELLANEOUS:

    3.4  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01016,  (1,296 K)  
	 requested by Larry Small, with First Federal Lincoln Bank, 
	 to waive the street trees, on property generally located 
	 at S. 13th Street and Arapahoe Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Motion for approval failed 4-5 (Schwinn,
	 Duvall, Krieser and Bayer voting 'yes'; Taylor, Newman, 
	 Carlson, Hunter and Steward voting 'no').  
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  DENIAL (5-4: Taylor,
	 Newman, Carlson, Hunter and Steward voting 'yes'; Schwinn, 
	 Duvall, Krieser and Bayer voting 'no').  Public hearing before
	 City Council tentatively scheduled for 8/27/01.

    4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARINGAND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

      (See 7-25-01 agenda for staff reports on the following items.)

    PERMITS:

    4.1  Special Permit No. 1786A,  (970 K)  an amendment to
	 Black Forest Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by 
	 Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., to add a
	 picnic shelter and to remove crosscut lane between
         Burlwood Drive and Black Forest Drive; with requests to
         waive block length, cul-de-sac radius, cul-de-sac length, 
	 and sidewalks along both sides of Black Forest Court; 
	 on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and 
	 Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Denial  
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had Cont'd Public Hearing.  Applicant's request for  
	 additional two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 8/22/01, 
	 9:00 a.m.

    PLATS:

    4.2  Preliminary Plat No. 01007 ,  (899 K)  Carroll M5 
	 Industrial Park, requested by Tom Cajka, with Ross 
	 Engineering, on behalf of Ceejay, L.L.C., for 12 lots, 
	 with requests to waive sidewalks, centerline radius for 
	 curves, and stormwater detention/retention, on property 
	 generally located at N. 27th Street and Cleveland 
	 Avenue.
   	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval  
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had Cont'd Public Hearing.  Planning Commission      
	 recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, but denial of all 
	 waiver requests, 7-1 (Duvall dissenting; Krieser absent).


OTHER ACTION: Commission voted unanimously to waive rules and 
schedule the Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday, August 22, 2001 
for 9:00 a.m. (Instead of 1:00 p.m., due to a joint City Council/
County Board hearing on the South and East beltways that afternoon.


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

1.  Change of Zone No. 3277, requested by Richard Wood, of the Univer-
    sity 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: Ray Hill, 441-6371

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: Ray Hill, 441-6371

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
                              
                                
        **  The Planning Commission meeting on August 22, 2001 
	               will begin at 9:00 a.m.
              


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