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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2002
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 10, 2002. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Krieser and Duvall abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 450N, (704 K) requested by Scott Sullivan, on behalf of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, to add 4 family housing units and parking, on property generally located at South Street and S. 52nd Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised on 7/22/02, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00755. 1.2 Special Permit No. 1979, (1,194 K) requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company, for a broadcast tower, with a request to waive landscape screening, on property generally located at SW 12th Street and W "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for August 19, 2002, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Special Permit No. 1980, (1,180 K) requested by Teri Ernisse, on behalf of Chace Ent./Silver Spoke Saloon, for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on and off the premises, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. PLATS: 1.4 Final Plat No. 02021, (648 K) The Preserve on Antelope Creek 1st Addition, requested by Nebraska Nurseries, Inc., to final plat 56 lots and 5 outlots on property generally located at S. 80th St. and Pioneers Blvd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00756. 1.5 Final Plat No. 02022, (737 K) Ashley Heights 1st Addition, requested by M and S Construction, to final plat 77 lots and 2 outlots on property generally located at NW. 43rd St. and W. Huntington Ave. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Placed on PENDING at the request of staff, 9-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02011, (670 K) requested by Dan Kubr, to waive paved drive and parking lots, on property generally located at W. Rokeby Road and SW 12th Street (1st Street and Rokeby Road in the Village of Rokeby). Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for August 19, 2002, 1:30 p.m. 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02008, (708 K) requested by Don Johnson Homes, Inc., David and Sydney Richards, Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., to vacate a portion of O'Hanlon Drive, adjacent to Lot 2, Block 2, Pine Lake Heights South 2nd Addition; Lots 26-31, Block 3, and Outlot A, Pine Lake Heights South 3rd Addition, generally located NE of S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with conditions, 9-0. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: * The following staff report has been broken into 2 parts due to file size. 3.1 Change of Zone No. 74HP, requested by Cindy Loope, on behalf of a committee of property owners, to designate a Landmark District, on property generally located between Holdrege St. on the north, Idylwild Dr. on the west, Apple Street on the south, and No. 40th Street on the east. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Had public hearing. Public hearing was closed. HELD OVER for ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION only on August 7, 2002. Part 1, (1,452 K) Part 2, (1,594 K) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Change of Zone No. 75HP, (875 K) requested by Joel and Kathy Sartore, for local landmark designation, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Sheridan Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360] Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 3.2b Special Permit No. 1981, (568 K) requested by Joel and Kathy Sartore, to allow a dwelling unit for domestic employee in an accessory building on a landmark property, generally located at S. 27th Street and Sheridan Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. PERMITS: 3.3 Special Permit No. 1629E, (869 K) requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of South Ridge Village, L.L.C., to approve a revised site plan and to increase the maximum height for a clock tower structure, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 9-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02010, (530 K) requested by Gerald Spahn, to waive street paving, sidewalks, and street trees, on property generally located at N. 36th Street and Q Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of the waiver of street trees and sidewalks on "Q" Street, with the condition that the property owner will not object to the creation of a sidewalk assessment district in the future; and APPROVAL of the waiver of street paving on "Q" Street, with the condition that the property owner will not object to the creation of a paving assessment district in the future, 8-1 (Carlson dissenting). This action does not waive the requirement for street trees and sidewalks on 36th Street. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for August 19, 2002, 1:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 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 Continued Public Hearing. Placed on PENDING at the request of the applicant, 9-0. (See 7-10-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 4.2 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 27A, (678 K) requested by Dale Radebaugh, with Alltel, to amend the parking lot configuration, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Old Cheney Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had Continued Public Hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': DENIAL, 5-4 (Carlson, Newman, Steward, Krieser and Taylor voting 'yes'; Bills-Strand, Larson, Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'. Resolution No. PC-00757.
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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. 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.) 7a. Annexation No. 01008, requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 7b. Change of Zone No. 3195, 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 7c. Change of Zone No. 3253, 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 7d. Use Permit No. 133, 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8a. Change of Zone No. 3364, text amendments to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Zoning Ordinance) requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width" and to make other minor amendments to the Zoning Ordinance by adding Section 27.03.082, Arterial Streets; and by amending Section 27.31.090, Height and Area Regulations for B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District; Section 27.37.060, Height and Area Regulations for B-5 Planned Regional Business District; Section 27.45.070, Height and Area Regulations for H-4 General Commercial District; Section 27.51.090, Height and Area Regulations for I-3 Employment Center District; Section 27.67.030, General Conditions for Parking; Section 27.71.080, Fences; and Section 27.77.010, Requirements for Changed or New Occupancy. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8b. Miscellaneous No. 02002, text amendments to Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Land Subdivision Ordinance), requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width", to revise the provisions for sureties and timing of sidewalk improvements along local and collector streets, and to make other minor amendments to the Land Subdivision Ordinance by amending Section 26.07.190, Major Street; Section 26.11.039, Requisites for Final Plat Approval; Section 26.11.040, Installation of Improvements; Section 26.23.040, Street and Other Public Way Widths; Section 26.23.120, Easements; Section 26.23.140, Lot; and Section 26.27.090, Trees. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8c. Miscellaneous No. 02003, text amendments to the City of Lincoln Design Standards, requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width" and to make other minor amendments to the Design Standards by amending Chapter 2.15, Urban Public Street Design Standards; Chapter 2.35, Design Standards for Street Trees; and Chapter 3.50, Design Standards for Screening and Landscaping; and by adding Chapter 5.00, Design Standards for Landscaping Streetscapes, Medians, Boulevards, Roundabouts and Arterial Streets. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 9. Change of Zone No. 3367, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on property generally located NE of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. (6-12-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending until an associated Comprehensive Plan Land Use proposal comes before Planning Commission.) 10a. Change of Zone No. 3366, a text amendment to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Zoning Ordinance), proposed by the Directors of the Public Works and Utilities, Parks and Recreation and Planning Departments, to add a new Chapter 27.82, "Impact Fees", to provide a title, authority and applicability; legislative findings and purpose; definitions; to provide for imposition of impact fees; to provide exemptions from impact fees; to provide for the creation of an impact fee fund and impact fee accounts; to provide for refunds of impact fees paid; to provide for Pre- and Post-Ordinance Credits against impact fees; to provide for an expiration for credits; and to provide for miscellaneous provisions relating to the proper implementation of impact fees. (6-26-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending until September 18, 2002.) 10b. Miscellaneous No. 02005, a text amendment to Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Land Subdivision Ordinance), proposed by the Directors of the Public Works and Utilities, Parks and Recreation and Planning Departments, to amend Section 26.23.040 (Table 26.23.040) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to modify the reference to the Comprehensive Plan and to increase the minimum right-of-way width for bikeways from a 14-foot easement to a 20-foot easement; to amend Section 26.23.160 to require a dedication of land or payment of an impact fee for neighborhood parks and trails; and to repeal Sections 26.23.040 and 26.23.160. (6-26-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending until September 18, 2002.) 11a. County Special Permit No. 195, Beaver Creek Community Unit Plan, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, for 7 residential acreage dwelling units, on property generally located at the southeast corner of 134th and "O" Streets. (7-10-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on August 7, 2002.) 11b. County Preliminary Plat No. 02011, Beaver Creek, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, for approximately 7 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, and block length, on property generally located at the southeast corner of 134th and "O" Streets. (7-10-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on August 7, 2002.)
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