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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 20, 2005. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Krieser abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05051(152 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and R-5 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 15th Street and Humphrey Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2005, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 05049(371 K) , from O-3 Office Park District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval on the associated Use Permit No. 97A have been satisfied. 1.2b Use Permit No. 97A(371 K) , an amendment to adjust land use table and setbacks, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied. PERMITS: 1.3 Use Permit No. 154A(433 K) , an amendment to the Wilderness Hills Commercial Center for waivers to adjust the setbacks and to allow parking in the required side yard in the B-2 zoned area, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. 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 July 20, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied. 1.4 Special Permit No. 277I(407 K) , an amendment to adjust the front setback to allow a sign, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** 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 July 18, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00941. 1.5 Special Permit No. 05035(179 K) , for expansion of a non-conforming use for the consumption of alcohol on the premises, on property generally located at N. 61st Street and Havelock Avenue. *** 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 July 18, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00942. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.6a Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 28A(207 K) , an amendment to expand the area of the Union College Pre-Existing Special Permit by adding property generally located at S 48th Street and Stockwell Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2005, with revisions submitted on August 3, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00943. 1.6b Street & Alley Vacation No. 05007(167 K) , to vacate Stockwell Street west of S. 52nd Street, within the Union College Campus. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 05052(329 K) , Universal Addition Planned Unit Development, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Pioneers Boulevard; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow approximately 370,000 square feet of floor area in the underlying I-2 zoned area. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for continuance granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 14, 2005, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Annexation No. 05004(730 K) , to annex approximately 154 acres, generally located at NW 12th Street and Alvo Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for continuance granted, wtih CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.2b Change of Zone No. 05022(730 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at NW 12th Street and Alvo Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for continuance granted, wtih CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.2c Preliminary Plat No. 05003(730 K) , Highland View, for approximately 566 lots, on property generally located at NW 12th Street and Alvo Road. The Planning Commission action on the plat is final, unless appealed to the City Council. The following waivers are also being requested: a) sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grade; b) allow sanitary sewer to be constructed at a depth greater than 15' for Dubois Street; and c) block lengths. Any waiver requests that are recommended for denial by the Planning Department will be forwarded to the City Council for public hearing. If all waiver requests are recommended for approval, the Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to the City Council. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for continuance granted, wtih 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.) 8a. 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. (7-20-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 17, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 8b. 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. (7-20-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 17, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 9a. Change of Zone No. 05042, 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. (7-20-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 17, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 9b. Use Permit No. 89C, 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. (7-20-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 17, 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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