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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2002
[Commissioners Bills and Duvall absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 6, 2002. 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 1957, (834 K) Legacy Estates, requested by Robert A. Schoenleber, on behalf of Jerry L. Joyce, for a domiciliary care facility, on property generally located at S. 72nd Street and Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00733. 1.2 Special Permit No. 1958, (570 K) requested by Ken Westerhold, to expand a nonconforming use by adding a second floor to the existing residence, on property generally located at N. 67th Street and Platte Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00734. PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 98006, (426 K) Dolezal 2nd Addition, requested by ESP on behalf of Donald D. and Joann M. Dolezal, to final plat 13 residential lots and one outlot on property generally located at W. Irving St. and N. 1st St. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00735. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 3350, (515 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending § § 27.41.030, 27.43.030 and 27.49.030 to provide conditions regarding the storage/display of vehicles for sale and resale as a "Permitted Conditional Use" in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District when located on any portion of the lot where parking is permitted; to amend § § 27.41.040, 27.43.040 and 27.49.040 to delete the storage of vehicles for sale and resale on any portion of the lot where parking is permitted from the list of "Permitted Special Uses" in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District; to repeal § 27.63.700 relating to special permits for the storage of vehicles for sale where parking is permitted; and to repeal § § 27.41.030, 27.41.040, 27.43.030, 27.43.040, 27.49.030 and 27.49.040 as hitherto existing. Planning staff recommendation: Approval with revisions Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Staff request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3352, (736 K) requested by William Austin on behalf of the Nebraska Independent Auto Dealers Association and the West "O" Area Business Association, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by adding a new § 27.70.060 relating to the storage of vehicles for sale or resale in a required yard in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District under specified conditions as a Permitted Conditional Use; and to repeal § § 27.33.040(m), 27.41.040(m), 27.43.040(q), 27.49.040(j) and 27.63.700 to delete the issuance of special permits for storage of vehicles for sale where parking is permitted in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Staff request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 3.3 Change of Zone No. 3356, (753 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Twyla Lidolph, on property generally located at Homestead Expressway (Highway 77) and Bennet Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-1 (Krieser dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for March 11, 2002. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.4a County Change of Zone No. 207, (589 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Virginia Thomas and Twyla Lidolph, on property generally located at W. Denton Road and SW 56th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had pbuilc hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-2 (Krieser and Schwinn dissenting). Application being forwarded to County Board with request to set public hearing. 3.4b Change of Zone No. 3357, (589 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Virginia Thomas and Twyla Lidolph, on property generally located at W. Denton Road and SW 56th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commissino recommendation: DENIAL, 5-2 (Krieser and Schwinn dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for March 11, 2002. PERMITS: 3.5 Special Permit No. 1939A, (890 K) requested by Mark Palmer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of the Nebraska Heart Institute, to revise the site layout and change the boundaries of the previously approved special permit for a 95,000 square foot, 80 bed hospital and 30,000 square foot medical office building, with a request to waive the subdivision requirements to allow final plats to be based on this special permit, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated 2/4/02, 7-0. PLATS: 3.6 Preliminary Plat No. 01019, (738 K) Edenton North 6th Addition, requested by Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Lincoln Federal Bancorp, Inc., for approximately 184 lots, with requests to waive block length; pedestrian way easements; the requirements that lot lines be perpendicular to the street and offset placements of the pedestrian way easement until the time of construction; on property generally located at S. 76th Street and Shirl Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated 2/6/02, 7-0. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Annexation No. 01008, (480 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 3195, (1,814 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, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 4.1c Change of Zone No. 3253, (1,814 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 cont'd public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 4.1d Use Permit No. 133, (1,814 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 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. (See 1-23-02 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 4.2a Annexation No. 01007, (498 K) requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., to annex property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer, wtih CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 3338, (1,410 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Robert Dean, of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval, subject to revised legal description Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to revised legal description, 7-0. 4.2c Change of Zone No. 3339, (1,410 K) from AG Agricultural District to O-3 Office Park District, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval, subject to revised legal description Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to revised legal description, 7-0. 4.2d Special Permit No. 1930, (1,410 K) Thompson Creek Community Unit Plan, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for approximately 352 dwelling units, with requests to waive lot area, to adjust setbacks, lot width, and maximum height, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval, as revised on 1/31/02 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with the revisions as recommended by staff on 1/31/02, and adding new Condition #1.1.10 as recommended by staff on 2/20/02, 7-0. The applicant's request to delete Condition #1.1.7 was not granted. 4.2e Preliminary Plat No. 01015, (1,410 K) Thompson Creek, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for 285 lots and 8 outlots, with requests to waive depth to width ratios, intersection platforms, perpendicular side lot lines, and sanitary sewer depth, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval, as revised on 1/31/02 Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with the revisions as recommended by staff on 1/31/02, deleting Condition #1.1.10 as requested by the applicant, and deleting Condition #1.1.14 as agreed upon by the applicant and the staff, 7-0. 4.2f Use Permit No. 141, (1,410 K) Thompson Creek, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for approximately 69,000 square feet of office uses and dwellings, with adjustments to yards, required parking, and required open space for dwellings, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with the revisions as recommended by staff on 1/31/02, adding new condition #1.1.14 as recommended by staff on 2/20/02, 7-0. (See 2-6-02 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS: 4.3 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02001, (537 K) requested by Rick Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Gary and Carolyn Christensen, to waive street paving, sidewalks, storm sewers, and street trees, on property generally located at West M Street and South Coddington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had cont'd public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/6/02.
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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.) 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.) 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.) 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.) 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..) 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.) 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.) 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.) 6. Change of Zone No. 3335, requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of 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.) 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.) 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.) 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.) 10. Change of Zone No. 3351, from H-4 General Commercial District to I-1Industrial District, requested by Jake Von Busch, on property generally located at SW 5th Street and West A Street. (2-6-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 6, 2002.)
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