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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 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 also meet on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning Department staff on Group Homes Legislation.

**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, MARCH 16, 2005
[All Members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 2, 2005. ** APPROVAL, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05013(340 K) , from O-1 Office District to P Public Use District, on property generally located at the SE corner of S. 16th Street and K Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2005, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1006F(551 K) , to adjust the front yard setback for an extension of an attached garage, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Forest Lake Boulevard. *** 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 March 1, 2005, with amendment, deleting Condition #2.1 and #2.1.1, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00907. 1.3 Special Permit No. 05007(378 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property located at 3700 S. 9th Street. *** 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 March 1, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00908. 1.4 Special Permit No. 05008(1,054 K) , West Van Dorn Acres Community Unit Plan, for approximately 9 single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, and the preliminary plat process, on property generally located at SW 70th Street and W Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Deferred for two weeks at the request of the applicant, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2005, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.5a Special Permit No. 04069(916 K) , Whitetail Run Community Unit Plan, for approximately 9 residential acreage dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W Bennet Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, with amendments requested by the City Attorney, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00909. 1.5b Preliminary Plat No. 04031(913 K) , Whitetail Run, for 9 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W Bennet Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, with amendments requested by the City Attorney, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00910. 1.5c County Special Permit No. 04070(914 K) , Whitetail Run Community Unit Plan, for approximately 9 residential acreage dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W Bennet Road. 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 to County Board: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, 9-0. County Board hearing date will be requested upon satisfaction of the site specific conditions of approval. 1.5d County Preliminary Plat No. 04032(914 K) , Whitetail Run, for 9 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W Bennet Road. 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 to County Board: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, 9-0. County Board hearing date will be requested upon satisfaction of the site specific conditions of approval. PLATS: 1.6 County Final Plat No. 05011(442 K) , Beaver Creek Addition, for 6 lots, on property generally located at S. 134th Street and "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 February 23, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing date before County Board will be requested upon satisfaction of the necessary conditions of approval. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 05012(511 K) , Wood Bridge Planned Unit Development, for a Planned Unit Development District designation of property generally located at Pine Lake Road and Helen Witt Drive; and for approval of a development plan which proposes a waiver of the required preliminary plat process and to allow lots without frontage onto a public street or private roadway, to develop a church, approximately 12,000 square feet of office/medical office floor area, and approximately 58,200 square feet of mini-storage floor area, on the underlying R-4 zoning. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, with amendments deleting Condition #1.2.10 and adding Conditions #1.2.11 and #1.2.12, at the request of the applicant, 8-1 (Pearson dissenting). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled upon satisfaction of the site specific conditions of approval . 3.2 Change of Zone No. 05014(956 K) , from R-7, R-6, R-5 and R-4 Residential Districts and B-3 Commercial District to R-2 Residential District and P Public Use District, on property generally located from F Street to South Street, S. 13th Street to S. 27th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of a revised legal description, 6-2 (Sunderman and Bills-Strand dissenting; Carlson declaring a conflict of interest). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2005, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Change of Zone No. 05011(626 K) , from R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on generally located at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 3.3b Use Permit No. 05003(626 K) , Vintage Heights Retail Center, for 6 commercial lots and 2 outlots, with requests to waive the preliminary plat process, front yard setback for parking, and required front yard for double frontage lots, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 2, 2005, with amendment deleting Condition #1.1.9, at the request of the applicant, 9-0. Public hearing date before City Council will be scheduled upon satisfaction of the site specific conditions of approval. 3.4a Change of Zone No. 05017(496 K) , from I-1 Industrial District to R-4 Residential District and H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 26th Street and Old Dairy Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 4, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 3.4b Special Permit No. 05009(561 K) , Fieldstone Center Community Unit Plan, for approximately 70 dwelling units, on property generally located at N. 26th Street and Old Dairy Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 1, 2005, with amendment deleting Conditions #2.1.1.1 and amending Condition #2.1.1.4 accordingly, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00911. PERMITS: 3.5 Special Permit No. 05002(916 K) , Foreman Ridge Addition Community Unit Plan, for approximately 29 single family acreage dwelling units, with requests to waive the preliminary plat process, sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, storm water detention, to allow sanitary sewer to run opposite of street grade, lot depth to width ratios, and front and side yard setbacks, on property generally located at SW 12th Street and W Denton Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 28, 2005, with the amendments requested by the City Attorney, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00912. 3.6 County Special Permit No. 05006(408 K) , for a landmark designation, on approximately 10 acres generally located at approximately 17800 SW 2nd Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 4, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing dated before County Board being requested by the Planning Department. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 05005(365 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property located at 2700 "O" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov ** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ** MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Annexation No. 04003(1,292 K) , to annex approximately 300 acres, generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until agreement has been reached. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 04019(1,292 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 4.2c Preliminary Plat No. 04011(1,292 K) , Waterford Estates, for approximately 661 lots, with waiver requests to delay the submittal of a use permit, pedestrian easement, transfer of sewage from one drainage basin to another by a lift station, non-perpendicular lot lines, sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, block lengths, street slopes at intersections, sanitary sewer depth, storm water design standards, and lot width to depth ratios, on property generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 3, 2005, with amendment to Condition #3.2.22, as requested by the applicant, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00913. (See 3-2-05 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 4.3 Use Permit No. 05002(373 K) , Northwoods Office Park, for a 10,000 square foot office building, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Northwoods Drive.*** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 11, 2005, with amendment deleting Condition #2.1.1.13, at the request of the applicant, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00914. 4.4 Use Permit No. 04003(318 K) , for approximately 93,500 square feet of commercial floor area, with requests to waive internal side yard setbacks, allow signs more than 30' from buildings, the preliminary plat process, front yard setback, and lots fronting on public streets or private roadways, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and West Huntington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 15, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2005, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 04013(438 K) , to vacate all of the east-west alley in Block 65, Original Lincoln, bounded by 13th, 14th, "M", and "N" Streets, generally located at S. 13th Street & M Street. Planning staff recommendation: Does not conform with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request to place on pending until completion of the Downtown Master Plan granted, 9-0.
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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.) 2. 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.) 3. 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.) 4. 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. (12-8-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on June 8, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 5a. County Special Permit No. 04055, 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. (2-16-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 30, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 5b. County Preliminary Plat No. 04025, 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. (2-16-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 30, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 6. Change of Zone No. 04034, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 66th St. and Highway 2. (3-2-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public HEaring on March 30, 2005 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
Duncan Ross, Planner 441-7603 dross@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner 441-6372 shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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