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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 22, 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 meet on Wednesday, June 22, 2005, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a Comprehensive Plan/Long Range Transportation Plan working session.

**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, JUNE 22, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 8, 2005. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Bills-Strand and Esseks abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Action): PERMITS: 1.1 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 31A(491 K) , an amendment to expand the area for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, generally located at N. 56th Street and Superior 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 June 9, 2005, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00931. 1.2 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 32A(700 K) , an amendment to expand the area for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W Adams 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 June 9, 2005, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00932. 1.3 Special Permit No. 05027(385 K) , to allow an accessory building for housing a domestic employee, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Rokeby 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 June 8, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00933. 1.4 Special Permit No. 05028(358 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 23rd Street and Cornhusker Highway. *** 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 June 9, 2005, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00934. 1.5 Special Permit No. 05029(356 K) , to allow an accessory building for housing a domestic employee, on property generally located at S. 112th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. *** 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 June 8, 2005, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00935. 1.6 Special Permit No. 05030(372 K) , for the storage and sale of agricultural chemicals, on property generally located at North 56th Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** 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 June 6, 2005, with amendments, 8-1. (Pearson dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00936. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 05001(362 K) , to review the proposed declaration of surplus property located at 601 N. 27th Street, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.1a Change of Zone No. 05043(368 K) , from R-4 Residential District to R-T Residential Transition District, on property generally located at S. 37th Street and "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-1 (Pearson dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 3.1b Use Permit No. 05005(718 K) , for a 5,000 square foot office/medical building, on property generally located at S. 37th Street and "O" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 8-1 (Pearson dissenting). Resolution No. PC-00937. PERMITS: 3.2 Use Permit No. 05006(591 K) , for approximately 130 townhome units, with requests to waive internal yard setbacks, to reduce the private roadway street width, decrease the minimum lot area, and allow sanitary sewer mains to flow opposite street grades, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Grainger Parkway. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 9, 2005, with amendments, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Waiver No. 05006(748 K) , to waive the sidewalk, on property generally located at N. 64th Street and Cotner Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-1 (Larson dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PLATS: 4.1 Preliminary Plat No. 05009(453 K) , West Hobelman Addition, for 8 lots, with requests to waive an on-site detention facility, allow sanitary sewer depth greater than 15 feet, allow sanitary sewer to run opposite of street grade, construct sanitary sewer on the east side of SW 14th Place, construct water on the west side of SW 14th Place, and to not provide access to adjoining property, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and West O Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant withdrew request to waive sanitary sewer depth. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 10, 2005, with amendments, 8-1 (Pearson dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2005, 1:00 p.m. (See 6-8-06 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 05039(396 K) , from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 4.2b Preliminary Plat No. 05011(581 K) , Crossbridge 1st Addition, for 3 lots, with requests to waive storm water detention, and cul-de-sac radius, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** 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 May 17, 2005, with amendment, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00938. 4.3a Change of Zone No. 05042(901 K) , from O-3 Office Park District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at S 14th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for July 20, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.3b Use Permit No. 89C(901 K) , for retail and office development, with requests to adjust yard setbacks and allow lots that do not front upon public streets or private roadway, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for July 20, 2005, 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.) 2. 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.) 3. Street and Alley Vacation No. 04013, 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. (3-16-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until completion of the Downtown Master Plan at the request of the applicant.) 4. 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. (3-31-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 5a. Change of Zone No. 04066, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Code by adding a new Section numbered 27.03.417, by amending Sections 27.31.090, 27.37.060, 27.45.070, 27.51.090. 27.67.030 and 27.71.080 adopting proposed "streetscape amendments". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 5b. Miscellaneous No. 04015, to amend the City of Lincoln Design Standards by amending Chapter 3.45, Section 3.6; Chapter 3.50, Section 3; Chapter 3.50, Section 4; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.1; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.3; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.4; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.7; add a new Section 7.11; and by amending Title 4 to add a new Chapter 4.20, to adopt proposed design standards for "streetscapes". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 5c. Miscellaneous No. 05007, to amend Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Land Subdivision Ordinance by amending Section 26.23.040, 26.23.095, 26.23.120 and 26.27.090 adopting proposed "streetscape amendments". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 6. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 05011, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for change from Green Space and Public and Semi-Public to Commercial next to the Lancaster County Events Center on the southeast corner of N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. (5-18-05: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending for 90 days until August 17, 2005, 1:00 p.m.) 7a. Change of Zone No. 05040, from O-3 Office Park District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. (6-8-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on July 6, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 7b. Use Permit No. 05004, to allow approximately 33,500 square feet of office and commercial floor area, with waiver request to adjust the internal yard setbacks in the B-2 area, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. (6-8-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on July 6, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 8. 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. (6-8-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending until December 7, 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
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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