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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 13, 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 Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 27, 2004, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning Dept. and Public Works and Utilities staff on the "Proposed Temporary Pump Station/Force Main Policy".

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, OCTOBER 27, 2004
[Commissioners Krieser, Marvin and Sunderman absent.] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 13, 2004. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Carroll abstaining; Krieser, Marvin and Sunderman absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3425(408 K) , to amend Ordinance No. 18287 from P Public Use District to O-3 Office Park District, to correct the legal description on property generally located at NW 12th Street and W Highlands Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 15, 2004, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Use Permit No. 124A(470 K) , an amendment to reduce the internal side yard setbacks to zero feet in the O-3 Office Park District, on property generally located at Highway 34 and Fallbrook Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 12, 2004, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 15, 2004, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Use Permit No. 150B(477 K) , an amendment to exceed the maximum height requirement in the B-5 Planned Regional Business District, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 1.4 Special Permit No. 1813A(509 K) , an amendment to The Preserve on Antelope Creek Community Unit Plan, to reduce the rear yard setback, on property generally located at S. 80th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 14, 2004, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 15, 2004, 1:30 p.m. 1.5 County Special Permit No. 04052(613 K) , to allow a private school/preschool, on property located at 14302 "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 8, 2004. Request for County Board public hearing in process. 1.6 Special Permit No. 04053(446 K) , to allow an accessory building for domestic employees, on property located at 1701 S. 98th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 9, 2004, 5-0 (Commission Pearson declared a conflict of interest). Resolution No. PC-00891. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04009(236 K) , to review the Southeast 345 KV Substation Project, in the vicinity of 68th and Wittstruck Road to 128th and Pine Lake Road, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for the purpose of amending the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Capital Improvements Program. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603, dross@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0. 1.8 Waiver No. 04014(404 K) , to waive the subdivision requirement that every lot shall front upon and have access to a public street, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Calvert Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0. Resolution No. PC-00892. 1.9 Miscellaneous No. 04004(361 K) , vacating portions of G.M. Barnes Subdivision and portions of the public right-of-way adjacent thereto, all generally located at N. 40th Street and Leighton Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. The provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council 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. 04069(119 K) , to amend Section 27.69.035(b) of the Lincoln Municipal Code for Off-Premises Signs, to require that no off-premises signs shall be located within 660 feet of interstates. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Derek Miller, 441-6372, dlmiller@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1999A(719 K) , to amend the Wilderness Hills Community Plan, to waive lot lines radial to the streets, and reduce the minimum rear yard setbacks, on property generally located at S. 28th Street and Wilderness Hills Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral for two weeks Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Staff recommendation for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a County Special Permit No. 04055(1,349 K) , Four Stones Community Unit Plan, for 31 lots to develop approximately 31 dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Stagecoach Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 24, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.3b County Preliminary Plat No. 04025(1,349 K) , Four Stones, for 31 lots to develop approximately 31 dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Stagecoach Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 24, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.4a County Special Permit No. 04056(923 K) , Nature Meadows Community Unit Plan, for four lots to develop four single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at S. 120th Street and Stagecoach Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.4b County Preliminary Plat No. 04026(923 K) , Nature Meadows, for four lots to develop four single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at S. 120th Street and Stagecoach Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04008(1,049 K) , to review the proposed Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, for two adjacent areas near Downtown Lincoln: 1) north of Downtown, consisting of the North Bottoms neighborhood, generally bounded by Salt Creek on the north, by the BNSF Railroad tracks on the south, by Antelope Creek on the east, and by Interstate I-180 on the west; and 2) east of Downtown, including all or portions of the Clinton, Malone/Hawley, Downtown, Near South, and Woods Park neighborhoods, generally bounded by 17th Street on the west, 27th Street on the east, the BNSF Railroad tracks on the north, and D and E Streets on the south. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for November 29, 2004, 5:30 p.m. 3.6 Street and Alley Vacation No. 02014(341 K) , to vacate the north portion of L Street adjacent to Lot 12, Block 85, from the north line of L Street to the north side of the L Street overpass, between the west line of 9th Street to the east line of the north/south alley. Planning staff recommendation: Does not conform to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. The provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.7a Change of Zone No. 04068(72 K) , to amend Section 27.63.570 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, relating to area requirements for race tracks for motorized vehicles. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.7b Special Permit No. 04057(1,140 K) , for authority to operate a race track for motorized vehicles, with requests to waive the parking lot paving requirements and to adjust the distance requirements pursuant to section 27.63.570(g) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, on property located at 201 West South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. On-site field demonstration scheduled for Wednesday, November 3, 2004, 2:30 p.m., at 201 West South Street (Rain Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.) CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 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 November 24, 2004, 1:00 p.m. (See 10-13-04 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2 Waiver No. 04013(492 K) , to waive the subdivision requirements for sidewalks associated with the Sterling Summit final plat, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Sterling Place. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for November 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.
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PENDING LIST: 1. 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.) 2a. 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.) 2b. 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.) 2c. 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.) 3. 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.) 4. 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.) 5. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/12/04 ** 6a. 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.) 6b. 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.) 7. 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.) 8. 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.) 9. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.3, S. 82nd St. and Roca Rd.; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.5, Hidden Valley Golf Course; ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/12/04 ** Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.6, SW. 78th St. and W. Van Dorn; ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/18/04 ** Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.7, N. 84th St. and Waverly Rd. ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/12/04 ** (10-16-02: Planning Commission voted to defer until completion of studies called for in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.) 10. 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.) 11. 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.) 12. 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.) 13a. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/14/04 ** 13b. 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.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 10/14/04 ** 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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