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, December 12, 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
     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, DECEMBER 12, 2001


Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 28, 2001.
** APPROVED, 6-0  (Bills and Duvall abstaining; Taylor absent) **

1.  CONSENT AGENDA
    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action: 

    PERMITS:

    1.1  Use Permit No. 142,  (699 K)  requested by Michael Johnson 
	 with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Carl J. Sjulin, for a 
	 5,000 square foot bank building, with four (4) drive through 
	 lanes, on property generally located at N. 84th and Eagle Crest 
	 Road.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Brian Will, 441-6362
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0, 
	 Resolution No. PC-00727.

    PLATS:

    1.2  Final Plat No. 01001,  (527 K)  Barrington Park Townhome 1st 
	 Addition, requested by Barrington Park Partnership II to final 
	 plat 47 residential lots and 2 outlots on property generally 
	 located at S. 80th St. and Old Cheney Rd. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION *** 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval    
	 Staff Planner:  Tom Cajka, 441-5662
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution 
	 No. PC-00728.

    1.3  Final Plat No. 01027,  (516 K)  Muff 5th Addition, requested by 
	 Park Ridge Apartments, L.L.C. to final plat 12 residential lots 
	 on property generally located at West "C" St. and Hanneman Dr.
	   *** FINAL ACTION *** 
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00729.

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.4  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01020,  (536 K) , requested by 
	 Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of the Nebraska Housing
	 Authority, to waive the lot width-to-depth ratio on proposed Lots
	 2 and 3, Cyrilla Court 3rd Addition, generally located at N. 1st 
	 Street and Irving Street.	
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. 
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0, with 
	 amendment changing the name of the applicant from Nebraska
	 Housing Authority to Nebraska Housing Resource.  Public Hearing 
	 before City Council tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2002. 

    1.5  Miscellaneous No. 01013,  (380 K)  requested by the Director 
	 of Planning, a text amendment to Title 26 of the Lincoln 
	 Municipal Code (the Land Subdivision Ordinance) to amend 
	 definitions to maintain consistency regarding wastewater systems.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval  
	 Staff Planner:  Brian Will, 441-6362
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0.  Public Hearing 
	 before City Council tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2002.

2.  ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

    2.1  __________________________________

    2.2  __________________________________

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    3.1a Change of Zone No. 3337,  (1,170 K)  from AGR Agricultural 
	 Residential District to R-1 Residential District and R-3 
	 Residential District, requested by Olsson Associates, on 
	 behalf of Home Real Estate, on property generally located 
	 at S. 80th Street and Cheney Ridge Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Brian Will, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  
	 APPROVAL, 9-0.

    3.1b Preliminary Plat No. 01014,  (1,170 K) , Parker's Landing, 
	 requested by Olsson Associates, on behalf of Home Real 
	 Estate, for 115 Lots, with modifications to sanitary sewer 
	 design standards, on property generally located at S. 80th 
	 Street and Cheney Ridge Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Brian Will, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL
	 APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 2, 2001, 
	 including the requirement to extend South 80th Street, 9-0.  Public 
	 Hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until Site Specific 
	 conditions of approval on the preliminary plat have been completed. 

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    3.2  Change of Zone No. 3347,  (55 K)  requested by Mark Hunzeker, 
	 for an amendment to Section 27.69.160 (signs, special permitted 
	 uses) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, regarding signs in 
	 residential districts.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  DENIAL, 
	 6-2 (Steward, Newman, Krieser, Taylor, Carlson and Hunter voting 
	 'yes'; Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'; Bills absent).  Public hearing 
	 before City Council tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2002.

    PERMITS:

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1237A,  (651 K)  requested by Mark Hunzeker, 
	 on behalf of U.S. Bank, to allow a sign, on property generally 
	 located at S. 27th Street and Woods Boulevard.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:  DENIAL, 
	 5-3 (Newman, Krieser, Taylor, Carlson and Hunter voting 'yes'; Steward, 
	 Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'; Bills absent).  Public Hearing before 
	 City Council tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2002. 

    3.4  Special Permit No. 1941,  (1,316 K)  requested by Mike Kebraei, 
	 of Best Buy Auto, to allow storage of vehicles for sale in the 
	 front yard, on property generally located at N. 29th Street and 
	 Cornhusker Highway. *** FINAL ACTION ***
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial   
	 Staff Planner:  Tom Cajka, 441-5662
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission voted to defer with CONTINUED 
	 PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for January 9, 
	 2002.  Applicant requested to work with staff on landscaping plan.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE: 

    4.1  Change of Zone No. 3345,  (465 K)  from H-1 Interstate 
	 Commercial District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, requested 
	 by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of Whitehead Oil Company, on property 
	 generally located at N. 56th Street and Arbor Road.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Denial   
	 Staff Planner:  Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 
	 8-0.  Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled 
	 for January 14, 2002.

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 

    4.2a Change of Zone No. 3195,  (1,660 K)  from R-3 Residential 
	 District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, requested 
	 by Lyle Loth of ESP on behalf  of R.C. Krueger Development 
	 Company, on property generally located at So. Coddington Avenue 
	 and West Van Dorn Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Jason Reynolds, 414-7620
	 Had continued public hearing.  Applicant's request to defer granted. 
	 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 
	 January 9, 2002.

    4.2b Change of Zone No. 3253,  (1,660 K)  from R-3 Residential 
	 District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, requested 
	 by DaNay Kalkowski on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L.L.C., on 
	 property generally located at the southeast corner of So. 
	 Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Approval   
	 Staff Planner:  Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had continued public hearing.  Applicant's request to defer granted. 
	 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 
	 January 9, 2002.

    4.2c Use Permit No. 133,  (1,660 K)  requested by J.D. Burt of 
	 Design Associates on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L.L.C., 
	 and by Brian D. Carstens and Associates on behalf of R.C. 
	 Krueger Development Company, for commercial retail and office 
	 uses, with requests to modify the rear, side, and front yard 
	 setbacks; to waive street trees; to adjust the minimum frontage 
	 requirements for signs; and to waive lot frontage and access to 
	 public street or private roadway; on property generally located 
	 at S. Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval, as revised on 
	 12/12/01.  	
	 Staff Planner:  Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had continued public hearing.  Applicant's request to defer granted. 
	 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 
	 January 9, 2002.



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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: 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

6.  Change of Zone No. 3335, requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of the
    the Lincoln Plating Company, from R-2 Residential District to B-1 
    Local Business District, on property generally located at 600 West 
    "E" Street.
    (8-22-01:  Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at 
    the request of the applicant.)                            
    Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620

7.  Street & Alley Vacation No. 01011, requested by Steven M. Nelson and 
    Aileen Eliker, to vacate the east 20' of S. 12th Street, from A to B 
    Streets.
    (10-3-01: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending
    at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner:  Mike DeKalb, 441-6370

8.  Street & Alley Vacation No. 01014, requested by Thomas Tiedgen, with 
    Midwest Steel Works, to vacate the east 20' of South 7th Street, 
    generally located at S. 7th Street and N Street.
    (10-3-01: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending
    indefinitely at the request of the applicant.)
    Staff Planner:  Becky Horner, 441-6373

9.  Miscellaneous No. 01011, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, 
    on behalf of Hartland Homes, Inc., to vacate Hawthorne Addition 
    subdivision, on property generally located at SW 27th & Maple Streets.
    (11-14-01: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until 
    the applicant submits applications for a preliminary plat and 
    community unit plan.)

	


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