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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 7, 2002, 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. **

The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.

AGENDA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2002
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 24, 2002. ** APPROVED, 7-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PLATS: 1.1 Final Plat No. 02011, (866 K) Northern Lights 10th Addition, requested by John Brager and Tom White, to final plat 30 lots and 2 outlots on property generally located at N. 84th St. and Elizabeth Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00758. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.2 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02013, (710 K) requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Lincoln Racquet Club, Inc., to waive street trees, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 1966, (413 K) requested by Glenda McCulley, on behalf of La Mountain Trust, for a bed and breakfast in the Joseph Grainger House, a designated landmark at 1970 B Street, generally located at S. 20th Street and B Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment as requested by the Near South Neighborhood Association permitting two Bed and Breakfast suites plus one owner dwelling unit, 5-2 (Taylor, Larson, Newman, Carlson and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward and Bills-Strand MISCELLANEOUS: 3.2 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 02004, (760 K) requested by the Director of Urban Development, to review proposed amendments to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan as to conformance with the 2025 Comprehensive Plan, for an area generally described as all or portions of the city blocks north and south of Lincoln Mall, from S. 10th Street on the west to S. 14th Street on the east. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. 3.3 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02014, (639 K) requested by Darin Horst, to waive the site penetration for a parking lot, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Ryons Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 8/6/02. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: 4.1a County Special Permit No. 195, Beaver Creek Community Unit Plan, (1,575 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request to place on pending, granted. 4.1b County Preliminary Plat No. 02011, (1,575 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request to place on pending, granted. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 7-24-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: * The following staff report has been broken into 2 parts due to file size. 5.1 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 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of the staff recommendation, 6-1 (Bills-Strand dissenting). Part 1, (1,452 K) Part 2>, (1,594 K)
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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.) 11. Final Plat No. 02022, 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 *** (7-24-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 12. Special Permit No. 1961, requested by Chris Hansen, for material and equipment storage, on property generally located at Yankee Hill Road and Coral Drive. (7-24-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.)
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