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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2002
[Commissioner Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 20, 2002. ** APPROVED, with one correction, 8-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 3361, (940 K) from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Brian D. Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hartland Homes, Inc., on property generally located at SW 27th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.1b Special Permit No. 1951, (940 K) Hartland Homes Southwest Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hartland Homes, Inc., for approximately 185 single family lots/units and 120 multi family units, with requests to waive the width to depth ratio; block length; street trees; and curb and gutter pavement; on property generally located at SW 27th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.1c Preliminary Plat No. 01020, (940 K) Hartland Homes Southwest, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hartland Homes, Inc., for approximately 185 lots with requests to waive the width to depth ratio; block length; street trees; and curb and gutter pavement on property generally located at SW 27th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.1d Miscellaneous No. 01011, (556 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. PERMITS: 1.2 Pre-Existing Use Permit No. 9S, (860 K) requested by Michael Bott, on behalf of the Douglas Theatre Co., for increased seating and three additional movie screens, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00738. 1.3 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 23E, (882 K) requested by John E. Sinclair, on behalf of Nebraska Wesleyan University, to allow for future construction of student housing, a "campus center/library complex", and a new central utility plant, on property generally located at N. 50th Street and Huntington Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441 6362 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00739. 1.4 Special Permit No. 1962, (503 K) requested by Donn Mann, with MMG Properties, to permit the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at Capitol Parkway West and South Coddington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 22, 2002. 1.5 Special Permit No. 1963, (778 K) requested by Charles R. Salem, of Salem Oil Company, to permit the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at NW 12th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 22, 2002. 1.6 Special Permit No. 1774A, (695 K) an amendment to the Wilderness Estates 3rd Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Lyle Loth, to change the rear yard setback of Lot 4, on property generally located at S. 7th Street and Glenridge Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 22, 2002. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.7a Special Permit No. 1952, (810 K) Hawkswood Estates 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Stephen L. Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Robert Beck, et. al., for single family lots and a church, with requests to waive private roadway width; street profile for private roadway; and dead-end with no turn around; on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.7b Preliminary Plat No. 01024, (810 K) Hawkswood Estates 1st Addition, requested by Stephen L. Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Robert Beck, et al., for approximately 29 lots, with requests to waive curb and gutter, depth-to-width ratio, street lighting, street trees, intersection geometry radii, sidewalks, sewer and water main design, to allow sewage to be transferred from one district to another, storm water design standards, tangent length between curves, block length, pedestrian way easements, cul-de-sac length, and cul-de-sac diameters, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 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. 3360, (795 K) from R-4 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District, requested by Herb and Katie Reese, on property generally located at S. 49th Street and Lowell Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-1 (Larson dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 22, 2002. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1961, (716 K) requested by Chris Hansen, for material and equipment storage, on property generally located at Yankee Hill Road and Coral Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Request by Michael Rierden for four-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on May 1, 2002. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02004, (562 K) requested by Robert Dean, of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Pine Lake Development, L.L.C., to waive the pedestrian easement, on property generally located south of Benziger Drive and Blackstone Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 22, 2002. 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 submitted request for 4-week deferral. Planning Commission voted to place on pending, 8-0. 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 submitted request for 4-week deferral. Planning Commission voted to place on pending, 8-0. 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 submitted request for 4-week deferral. Planning Commission voted to place on pending, 8-0. 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 submitted request for 4-week deferral. Planning Commission voted to place on pending, 8-0. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: 5.1 Approval of minutes of Special Public Hearing held March 13, 2002 - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. ** APPROVED, 8-0 ** 5.2 Approval of minutes of Special Public Hearing held March 27, 2002. ** APPROVED, 8-0 ** 5.3 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as amended, 9-0.
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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.)
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