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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2002
[Commissioners Duvall and Steward absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 16, 2002. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3384, (662 K) , from R-2 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District, requested by the Director of Planning, on property generally located at 201 Capitol Beach Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 25, 2002, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 27B, (841 K) , requested by Jim Bartunek, with Alltel, to expand the parking lot, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Cindy Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00769. 1.3 Special Permit No. 1869A, (634 K) , an amendment to the Knights Court Community Unit Plan, requested by August J. Ponstingl, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Council Building Association, to change Lots 1-10 from duplex units to single family units, with requests to waive the minimum lot width and lot area, on property generally located at S. 60th Street and South Street. 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, 7-0. PLATS: 1.4 Final Plat No. 02028, (867 K) , Stone Ridge Estates 1st Addition, requested by Thomas White and John Brager of Ridge Development Co. and Gerald Schleich of Southview, Inc., to final plat 96 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at S. 27th St. and Yankee Hill Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00770. 1.5 Final Plat No. 02030, (656 K) , Ridge Pointe 2nd Addition, requested by Robert Hampton of Lincoln Ridge Pointe, L.L.C., to final plat 41 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at Rock Cliff Drive, east of Ridge Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00771. 1.6 Final Plat No. 02034, (721 K) , Fallbrook 4th Addition, requested by James P. Abel of NEBCO, to final plat 26 lots and 9 outlots on property generally located at NW. 6th St. and Nighthawk Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00772. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02013, (605 K) , requested by Tom Kennedy, Meadowbrook Properties, Ltd., to vacate West Q Street from NW 27th Street east 506.1'. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.8a Annexation No. 02007, (505 K) , requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. 1.8b Waiver of Design Standards No. 02019, (523 K) , requested by Michael Johnson, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of North Forty Golf, Inc., to waive street paving, water mains, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, street lights, and sidewalks, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval with the condition that the improvements will be required when this property is developed Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with the condition that the improvements will be required when this property is developed, 7-0. 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. 3379, (728 K) , from R-4 Residential District to I-1 Industrial Park District, requested by William E. Olson, on property generally located at N. 58th Street and north 125' of Ballard Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-2 (Carlson and Newman dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 25, 2002 at 5:30 p.m. 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3385, (605 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-1 Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Vic and Kathleen Hannan, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission granted the applicant's request for 4-week deferral. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 2, 2002. PERMITS: 3.3 Pre-Existing Use Permit No. 3AA, (1,183 K) , requested by Bill Patsios, with Capitol Sign Co., to change sign location and size, on property generally located at Cotner and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of adjustments to ground signs, Conditional Approval of ground sign in front yard setback and Denial of off-premise sign and small billboard Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report with amendment to Condition #1.1.2, to allow the off-premise sign if moved to be on-premises, 7-0. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.4a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 02009, (560 K) , requested by the Director of Urban Development, to review the proposed declaration of surplus property generally located at 10th & P Streets, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-2 (Carlson and Newman dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 25, 2002, 5:30 p.m. 3.4b Change of Zone No. 77HP, (1,043 K) , requested by the Director of Urban Development, to designate a local landmark, on property generally located at 10th & P Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 25, 2002, 5:30 p.m. 3.4c Change of Zone No. 3377, (571 K) , from P Public Use District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, requested by the Director of Urban Development, on property generally located at 10th & P Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 25, 2002, 5:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Special Permit No. 1990, (802 K) , Heritage Lakes Daycare Facility, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Heritage Builders, for an early childhood development center, with requests to waive arterial street access and sign requirements, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Heritage Lakes Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval; denial of waiver of sign requirements Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report, with amendments to Conditions #1.1.1, 1.1.5 and 1.5, 7-0. 4.1b Waiver of Design Standards No. 02021, (802 K) , requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Heritage Builders, to allow non- perpendicular lot lines to right-of-way on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Heritage Lakes Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. (See 10-16-02 agenda for the staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 3383, (533 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of Capitol Sports Foundation, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Alvo Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of H-2 zoning to the western of the parcel Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION - H-2 zoning on the western 1/2 of the parcel, 6-0 (Krieser absent at time of vote).
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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.) 10. 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.) 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. (8-7-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 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. (8-7-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 12. County Change of Zone No. 209, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Bruce Pester, on behalf of Yankee, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 12th Street (Highway 77) and West Sprague Road. (9-18-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 13. Use Permit No. 89B, an amendment requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, and Danay Kalkowski, on behalf of Northern Lights, L.L.C., to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises within 100' of a residential district, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Pine Lake Road. (10-2-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 14. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.3, S. 82nd St. and Roca Rd.; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.5, Hidden Valley Golf Course; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.6, SW. 78th St. and W. Van Dorn; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.7, N. 84th St. and Waverly Rd. (10-16-02: Planning Commission voted to defer until completion of studies called for in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.)
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