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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 14, 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, September 14, 2005, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning staff on the proposed Future Service Limit Scenarios and a Comprehensive Plan/Long Range Transportation Plan update.

**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, SEPTEMBER 14, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 14, 2005. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05060(111 K) , from P Public Use District to R-2 Residential District, on property generally located at N 33rd Street and Doane Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 05066 (16 K) , to amend Section 27.63.470 "Permitted pecial Use: Planned Service Commercial" to amend the list of uses allowed by special permit to add public or private elementary and high schools as an allowed use in the H-4 General Commercial District. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2005, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 05036 (155 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at N. 63rd Street and Havelock Avenue (Gas 'N Shop). *** 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 August 31, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00950. 1.4 Special Permit No. 05044 (222 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Jamie Lane. *** 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 August 31, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00951. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 2531CC (456 K) , an amendment to the Williamsburg Village Addition Planned Unit Development, for an adjustment to the rear yard setback to allow an addition to the existing home, on property located at 3821 Williamsburg Drive. 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 August 31, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2005, 1:30 p.m. PLATS: 3.2 Preliminary Plat No. 04017 (229 K) , Twin Pines Estates, for approximately 39 lots, on property generally located at SW 33rd Street and W. Denton Road. The Planning Commission action on the plat is final, unless appealed to the City Council. The following waivers are also being requested: a) block length and b) stormwater detention. Any waiver requests that are recommended for denial 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. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated August 31, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00952. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Miscellaneous No. 05017 (180 K) , a request for "Reasonable Accommodation" under Lincoln Municipal Code Title 1, to allow a group home in the R-4 Residential District to locate within the required 1,200 foot separation from another group home, on property located at 424 N. Coddington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2005, 1:00 p.m., 8-1. (Pearson dissenting). 3.4 Miscellaneous No. 05018 (197 K) , a request for "Reasonable Accommodation" under Lincoln Municipal Code Title 1, to allow a group home in the R-3 Residential District to locate within the required 1/2 mile separation from another group home, on property located at 1661 Timber Ridge Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2005, 1:00 p.m., 8-1. (Pearson dissenting). 3.5 Miscellaneous No. 05019 (214 K) , a request for "Reasonable Accommodation" under Lincoln Municipal Code Title 1, to allow a group home in the R-2 Residential District to locate within the required 1/2 mile separation from another group home, on property located at 5516 Hunts Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2005, 1:00 p.m., 8-1. (Pearson dissenting). 3.6 Miscellaneous No. 05020 (181 K) , a request for "Reasonable Accommodation" under Lincoln Municipal Code Title 1, to allow a group home in the R-4 Residential District to locate within the required 1,200 foot separation from another group home, on property located at 416 N. Coddington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2005, 1:00 p.m., 8-1. (Pearson dissenting). 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 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 continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September, 28, 2005, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 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 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 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 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 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. 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.) 7. 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. (8-17-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on September 28, 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
Joe Rexwinkle, Planner 441-6373 jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov
Duncan Ross, Planner 441-7603 dross@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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