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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, JULY 20, 2005
[Commissioner Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 6, 2005. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Larson, Carroll, Esseks, Carlson and Bills-Strand voting 'yes'; Sunderman and Pearson abstained; Krieser and Taylor absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 04063(58 K) , to amend the text of Chapter 27.68 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) for wireless facilities to eliminate the requirement for an administrative permit when collocating on existing wireless facilities and to clarify how the fall zone is measured. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 15, 2005, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 692M(229 K) , an amendment to the Tabitha Community 3rd Addition Community Unit Plan, with request to waive setbacks, to add approximately 5 dwelling units and a community building, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Folkways Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 7, 2005, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-00939. PLATS: 1.3 County Final Plat No. 05063(246 K) , Prairie Creek Estates 1St Addition, for one lot and 2 outlots, on property generally located at S. 148th Street & Van Dorn 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 July 5, 2005, 8-0. Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the necessary conditions of approval have been satisfied. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 05005(197 K) , to review the proposed acquisition of park land as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City - Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at the corner of NW 46th Street, West Thatcher Lane and West Leighton Avenue. 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, 8-0. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 15, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 1.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No 05007(183 K) , to review the proposed acquisition of park land as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City - Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at 40th and 'J' Streets. 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, 8-0. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 15, 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 County Change of Zone No. 05048(469 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 98th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-2 (Carlson and Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the necessary conditions of approval on the associated preliminary plat and special permit have been satisfied. 3.1b County Preliminary Plat No. 05012(469 K) , Conestoga Heights, for 15 lots, with requests to waive ornamental lighting, sidewalks, street trees, landscape screens, storm water detention, block length, and lot depth to width ratio, on property generally located at SW 98th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. 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 July 6, 2005, 6-2 (Carlson and Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the necessary conditions of approval have been satisfied. 3.1c County Special Permit No. 05033(469 K) , to allow dwelling units within 1,320 feet of a State lake, on property generally located at SW 98th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. 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 July 6, 2005, 6-2 (Carlson and Pearson dissenting; Krieser absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the necessary conditions of approval have been satisfied. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 05034(201 K) , to allow for additional parking within the R-2 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 8, 2005, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-00940. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: (See 7-6-05 agenda for staff reports on the following items). 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 additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 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 additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.2a 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 Applicant's request for additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.2b 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 Applicant's request for additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 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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