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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 28, 2003, 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.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2003
[Commissioners Krieser and Schwinn absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 14, 2003. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 County Special Permit No. 202, (199 K) requested by Bob Sanks, on behalf of Candice L. Edwards, to allow a temporary residence in a mobile home, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and West Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 13, 2003, 6-0. Public Hearing before County Board being requested. 1.2 Special Permit No. 1869B, (594 K) amendment to the Knights Court Community Unit Plan, requested by Gus Postingl, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of the Knights of Columbus Building Association, to reduce certain sideyard setbacks, on property generally located at S. 60th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 9, 2003, 6-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 16, 2003, 1:30 p.m. PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 02044, (533 K) Dolezal 4th Addition, requested by Donald and Joann Dolezal, to final plat 10 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at W. Benton St. and Morgan St. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00813. 1.4 Final Plat No. 03008, (551 K) Wilderness Ridge 6th Addition, requested by Ridge Development Co., to final plat 35 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at S. 27th St. and Yankee Hill Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00814. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformity No. 03005, (87 K) requested by the Director of Urban Development, to review the FY 2003 Action Plan: One Year Use of Funds for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Entitlement Programs, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. Public Hearing before CIty Council tentatively scheduled for June 16, 2003, 1:30 p.m. 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03006, (208 K) requested by Hartland Homes, Inc., Robert and Raeann Lorence, The Korean Church of Lincoln, and Duane Hartman Investments, Inc., to vacate West Cleveland Avenue from the west line of NW 48th Street to the east line of Hartland Homes Northwest 2nd Addition, on property generally located at West Cleveland Avenue and NW 48th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with conditions, 6-0. The conditions require submittal of final plat prior to being scheduled on City Council agenda. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 ___________________________________ 2.2 ___________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.1a Change of Zone No. 3407, (478 K) from R-2 Residential District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Brian D. Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Peoples Natural Gas Company a/k/a Aquila, on property generally located at Cherrywood Drive and Sycamore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003, 1:00 p.m. 3.1b Special Permit No. 2017, (478 K) Maple Village Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian D. Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Peoples Natural Gas Company a/k/a Aquila, for approximately 37 dwelling units, with requests to waive the preliminary plat requirements to allow the Director of Planning to approve Administrative Final Plats with public street and/or private roadways as per the community unit plan; rear yard setbacks; front yard setbacks; average lot width; lot area; centerline curve radius; and private roadway pavement width; on property generally located at Cherrywood Drive and Sycamore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 3.2 County Special Permit No. 201, (794 K) requested by Sean Keating, with The Everest Group, on behalf of Alltell Communications, Inc., for a wireless facility, on property generally located at Hwy 77 and Branched Oak Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 19, 2003, 6-0. There are conditions required to be completed prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 3.3 Special Permit No. 1583A, (557 K) requested by Paul J. Peter, on behalf of Russell W. Raybould, to allow a commercial parking lot in a residential district, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Garfield Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 9, 2003, 1:30 p.m. PLATS: 3.4 Preliminary Plat No. 03002, (411 K) Pioneer Business Park Addition, requested by Robert Dean, with Engineering Design Consultants, L.L.C., on behalf of Pioneer Business Park, L.L.C., for approximately 25 lots, with requests to waive storm water detention; improvements to Calvert Street west of 6th Street including paving, turnaround, sidewalk and street trees; sidewalk on the north side of Pioneers Blvd.; sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades; allow a sanitary lift station; block length on S. 6th Street; and pedestrian easement; on property generally located at S. 6th Street and Calvert Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003, 1:00 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 5-14-03 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 2014, (369 K) Northview Villas Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian D. Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Regal Building Systems, Inc., for approximately 61 multi-family units, on property generally located at N. 24th Street and Dodge Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had continued public hearing. Motion to deny failed 2-4 (Carlson and Taylor voting 'yes'; Larson, Bills-Strand, Duvall and Steward voting 'no'; Krieser and Schwinn absent). Motion to approve, with conditions, failed 4-2 (Larson, Bills-Strand, Duvall and Steward voting 'yes'; Carlson and Taylor voting 'no'; Krieser and Schwinn absent). HELD OVER with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003, 1:00 p.m. 4.2 Special Permit No. 2015, (1,376 K) requested by Dick Bergt, with Architectural Design Associates, on behalf of Nebraska Broadcasting, L.L.C., for a broadcast tower, with request to waive landscaping, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Gladstone Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 30, 2003, with revisions dated May 23, 2003. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 16, 2003, 1:30 p.m. ** 4.3 added by Addendum 4.3 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03008, (257 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Charles Willnerd, President of Lancaster County Agricultural Society, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change approximately 10 acres of Public/Semi-Public and Green Space to Commercial Use at N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-0. Will be scheduled at Joint Public Hearing of City Council and County Board sometime in July, 2003.
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PENDING LIST: 1. 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.) 2a. 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.) 2b. 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.) 3. 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.) 4a. 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.) 4b. 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.) 4c. 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.) 5. 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.) 6a. 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.) 6b. 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.) 6c. 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.) 6d. 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.) 7a. 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.) 7b. 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.) 7c. 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.) 8. 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.) 9. 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.) 10a. 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.) 10b. 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.) 11. 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.) 12. 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.) 13. 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.) 14. County Change of Zone No. 213, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Lloyd and Terri Jakoubek, on property generally located at NW 70th Street and Mill Road. (3-19-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to defer until completion of studies called for in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.) 15. Street & Alley Vacation No. 02019, requested by Jason Conrad, of Houses of Hope of Nebraska, Inc., to vacate the east-west alley, west from S. 16th Street to the east line of the north-south alley in Block 6, C. C. Burr's Subdivision, generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. (3-19-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 16. Special Permit No. 2010, Pine Lake Heights South 8th Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Justin Crow, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., for approximately 66 dwelling units, with the following waiver requests: to proceed with the Community Unit Plan without a preliminary plat; to allow the Planning Director to administratively approve final plats based upon the approved Community Unit Plan; to allow the Planning Director to approve final plats with private roadways and public streets; sidewalks; tangent length on curve; intersection approaches; lot size; and cul-de-sac geometry; on property generally located at S. 30th Street and Yankee Hill Road. (5-14-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on June 11, 2003.)
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