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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 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, SEPTEMBER 17, 2003
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 3, 2003. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Larson abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 572F, (272 K) amendment to the Thomasbrook/Holmes Haven Condo Community Unit Plan, to enclose a patio in the rear yard, on property generally located at S. 60th Street and Normal Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 4, 2003, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for October 6, 2003, 1:30 p.m. 1.2 Special Permit No. 643E, (358 K) to amend the Briarhurst West Community Unit Plan, to waive the rear yard setback and allow the deck height to be higher than 3', on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 4, 2003, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for October 6, 2003, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Special Permit No. 1939B, (582 K) Nebraska Heart Hospital, to add medical office floor area and to amend the parking lot layout, on property located at 7500 S. 91st Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 1, 2003, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 County Miscellaneous No. 03011, (8 K) to add a new Section 3.26 to the County Subdivision Resolution, to add a Postponement Fee of $125.00 when an application is required to be readvertised after postponement for an indefinite period at the request of the applicant. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before County Board to be scheduled. 1.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 03009, (212 K) to review the proposed acquisition of a conservation easement, on property generally located at West A Street and SW 1st Street, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-00827. 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03009, (362 K) to vacate Potter Street between the east line of N. 26th Street and the west line of N. 27th Street, located in Section 13- 10-6, Lancaster County, Nebraska. 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, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied. 1.7 Waiver No. 03011, (385 K) to waive the minimum lot depth, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Fairfield Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Removed from Consent Agenda and has separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-00828. 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. 3418, (387 K) from R-2 Residential District to H-2 Highway Business District, on property generally located block east of N. 48th Street and Orchard Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-1 (Commissioner Duvall dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for October 6, 2003, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1423H, (397 K) to amend the HiMark Estates Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 26 single family units, with requests to waive minimum intersection separation, side yard setback, minimum lot size, the preliminary plat process, and width of major streets, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as forth in the staff report dated August 22, 2003, with amendment, 8-0. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Annexation No. 97007, (495 K) to annex approximately 503.6 acres, more or less, generally located at S. Folsom Street and W. Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Held over due to error in legal description. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 1, 2003, 1:00 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 2751A, (596 K) amendment to Van Dorn Acres Final Planned Unit Development, for approximately 220 residential dwelling units, approximately 33,000 square feet of service commercial floor area, and to approve uses found in the B-1 Local Business District including the sale of alcohol for consumption on or off the premises within 100' of a residential district or residential use, with waiver requests to allow a private sanitary lift station, and to waive pedestrian way easements, parking lot design standards, building separation, height, and to allow a fence in excess of 6'4", on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised by staff on September 17, 2003, with amendments, 8-0. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied before scheduling on City Council agenda. 4.2 Change of Zone No. 3413, (524 K) from R-4 Residential District to R-2 Residential District, requested by Landon's Neighborhood Association and Regalton Neighborhood Association, on property generally located at N. 24th Street and Superior Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 29, 2003, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 4.3 Special Permit No. 1423G, (475 K) amendment to the HiMark Estates Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 20 single family units, with requests to waive the width of major streets, the preliminary plat process, minimum intersection separation, lot size, cul-de-sac radius, and sidewalks, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated September 4, 2003. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. PLATS: 4.4 Preliminary Plat No. 02005, (274 K) Catherland Subdivision, for 8 lots, with requests to waive the sidewalk on Cather Street, sanitary sewer running opposite street grades, and sanitary sewer draining from one basin to another, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated August 1, 2003. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda.
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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. Special Permit No. 1583A, 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. (7-9-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 16. County Change of Zone No. 216, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Daniel C. James, Par Excellence, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 162nd Street and Pella Road. (8-20-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until November 12, 2003.) 17a. Annexation No. 03002, by the Director of Planning, at the request of Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp., to annex property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. (8-20-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until November 12, 2003.) 17b. Change of Zone No. 3411, from AG Agricultural District and AGR Agricultural Residential District to B-5 Planned Regional Business District, requested by Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp., on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. (8-20-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until November 12, 2003.) 17c. Use Permit No. 150, requested by Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp. for approximately 228,000 square feet of commercial/retail floor area, with requests to waive the requirement for a preliminary plat; to allow the Planning Director to administratively approve final plats based upon the use permit; to allow the Planning Director to approve final plats with private roadways and public streets; sidewalks; and transfer from one sewage drainage basin to another, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. (8-20-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until November 12, 2003.)
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