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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2005
[Sunderman, Pearson, Krieser and Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 22, 2005. ** APPROVED, 5-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Action): CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05044(367 K) , from B-3 Commercial District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located along N. 47th Street between Cleveland and Baldwin Ave. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2005, 5:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 05046(52 K) , to amend Section 27.71.08 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to provide additional circumstances under which fences may be erected to a height in excess of seventy-six inches. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with amendments, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2005, 5:30 p.m. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 05047(108 K) , to amend Section 27.45.070 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to change the maximum height requirement from 35' to 45' in the H-4 General Commercial District. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2004, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 05005(301 K) , to vacate the remaining half of Maple Street from SW 27th Street to approximately 460 feet to the west, generally located at SW 27th Street and W Peach Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 05032(756 K) , for expansion of a non-conforming use for the consumption of alcohol on the premises, on property located in the NE 1/4 of Section 33-10-7, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at S. 70th Street and A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': DENIAL, 5-0. Applicant's appeal perfected on July 6, 2005. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2005, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.2 Waiver No. 05007(402 K) , to waive the sidewalks on both sides of Crossbridge Road, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2005, 5:30 p.m. 3.3 Miscellaneous No. 05012(446 K) , a request for "Reasonable Accommodation" under Lincoln Municipal Code Title 1, to allow a group home in the R-1 Residential District to locate within the required 1/2 mile separation from another group home, on property known as 4000 Lindsey Circle. Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2005, 5:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 05040(465 K) , 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. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 20, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.1b Use Permit No. 05004(465 K) , 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, 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.) 7. 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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