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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 29, 2004, 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.

The Planning Commission has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 22, 2004

**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, SEPTEMBER 29, 2004
[Commissioner Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 15, 2004. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Krieser absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Special Permit No. 04050(542 K) , for a wireless facility (monopole), with request to waive the fall zone, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 15, 2004, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-00889. 1.2 Special Permit No. 04051(467 K) , for the authority to allow the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at S. 14th and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 15, 2004, with amendment deleting Lots 20 and 21, 6-2 (Marvin and Taylor dissenting; Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-00890. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.3a Change of Zone No. 04055(1,030 K) , from H-3 Highway Commercial District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 18th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). 1.3b Special Permit No. 04044(1,030 K) , North Creek Villas Community Unit Plan, for approximately 52 dwelling units, with waiver requests to allow non-radial lot lines, transverse slopes, and double frontage lots; and to waive concrete curbs, rear yard setback, and minimum lot depths, on property generally located at N. 18th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 16, 2004, 7-1 (Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.4a County Special Permit No. 04048(450 K) , Adams Street Acreages Community Unit Plan, for 4 dwelling units and 1 outlot, with requests to waive street lights, sidewalks, street trees, landscape screens, and storm water detention, on property generally located at N. 162nd Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 12, 2004, 7-1 (Marvin dissenting; Krieser absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 1.4b County Preliminary Plat No. 04022(450 K) , Adams Street Acreages, for 4 Lots and 1 Outlot, with requests to waive street lights, sidewalks, street trees, landscape screens, and storm water detention, on property generally located at N. 162nd Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 12, 2004, 7-1 (Marvin dissenting; Krieser absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 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. 04059(339 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located at NW 84th Street and West Haven Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT, 9/29/04 ** PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a County Special Permit No. 04047(626 K) , North Branched Oak Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 9 dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening and block length, on property generally located at NW 84th Street and West Rock Creek Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 15, 2004, with amendment to Condition #1.3 as requested by Health Department, 6-2 (Marvin and Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 3.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 04021(626 K) , North Branched Oak Estates, for 9 Lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at NW 84th Street and West Rock Creek Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 15, 2004, with amendment to Condition #1.3 as requested by Health Department, 6-2 (Marvin and Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 3.3a County Special Permit No. 04049(845 K) , Fisherman's Landing Community Unit Plan, for approximately 11 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, landscape screening, street lights, and block length, on property generally located at S. 176th Street and Firth Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 13, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.3b County Preliminary Plat No. 04023(845 K) , Fisherman's Landing, for 11 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, landscape screening, street lights, and block length, on property generally located at S. 176th Street and Firth Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 13, 2004, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04007(201 K) , to review the proposed Lancaster County Road and Bridge Construction Program, Fiscal Year 2005 and 2006-2010, as to conformity with the 2025 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: David Cary, 441-6364, dcary@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commision recommendation: A FINDING OF GENERAL CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-1 (Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for November 9, 2004, 7:30 p.m. 3.5 Waiver No. 04011(353 K) , to waive the width to depth ratio, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and Hillside Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for October 18, 2004, 1:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 04034(438 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for October 27, 2004, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Miscellaneous No. 04003(16 K) , text amendments to the City of Lincoln Design Standards, to amend Chapter 2.30, Section 3, "Responsibilities" and Section 4.2, "Standard Street Lighting". Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Derek Miller, 441-6372, dlmiller@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for October 18, 2004, 1:30 p.m. (See 9-15-04 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a Change of Zone No. 04057(592 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Kathy Lane. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). 4.3b Special Permit No. 04042(592 K) , Lattimer's Addition Community Unit Plan, for approximately 13 single family units, with request to waive the preliminary plat process and recreation plan, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Kathy Lane. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, in accordance with revised site plan sutmitted by the applicant on 9/29/04, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Krieser absent). 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 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. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 6b. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 6c. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING: 9/27/04 ** 7. 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.) 8. 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.) 9a. 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.) 9b. 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.) 10. 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.) 11. 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.) 12. 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.) 13. 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.) 14. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03009, by the Director of Planning, at the request of Jim Hrouda, Mayor for the City of Hickman, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Hickman Horizon Plan as an approved subarea plan and amend the Land Use Plan to reflect commercial and low density residential uses in the vicinity of Hickman. (5-21-03: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to defer until completion of the rural acreage studies called for in the Comprehensive Plan.) 15. Change of Zone No. 3413, 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. (5-26-04: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending until December 8, 2004 at the request of the applicant.) 16a. Change of Zone No. 04049, from I-1 Industrial District to R-5 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 25th Street and Fairfield Street. (9-15-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 16b. Special Permit No. 04040, The Legends Community Unit Plan, for approximately 168 dwelling units, with requests to waive front yard setback, rear yard setback, reduction in separation between 3 story buildings, storm water detention, perimeter landscape screening, and increase in building height, on property generally located at N. 25th Street and Fairfield Street. (9-15-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Ray Hill, Development Review Manager 441-6371 rhill@lincoln.ne.gov
Steve Henrichsen, Special Projects Manager 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Transportation Planner 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Greg Czaplewski, Planner 441-7620 gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Becky Horner, Planner 441-6373 rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov
Derek Miller, Planner 441-6372 dlmiller@lincoln.ne.gov
Duncan Ross, Planner 441-7603 dross@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov

The Planning Commission has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 22, 2004
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