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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 12, 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, October 12, 2005, 12:00 - 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 work session: review of draft Land Use and Tier map.

**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, OCTOBER 12, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 28, 2005. ** Approved, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 04085(265 K) , from R-2 Residential District to R-T Residential Transition District, on property generally located at SW 17th Street and West A Street. 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, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 31, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 1.1b Use Permit No. 04008(419 K) , for an office/medical building, on property generally located at SW 17th Street and West A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@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 September 28, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00955. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1558B(475 K) , an amendment to expand the premises authorized for the sale of alcohol for consumption both on and off the premises, on property generally located at SW 9th Street and W "O" Street (Big Red Keno). *** 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 September 26, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-0956. 1.3 County Special Permit No. 05047(371 K) , to allow a private cabin used for recreational activities, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and Kolbrook Road. 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 recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 24, 2005, 8-1 (Pearson dissenting). Public hearing before County Board being requested. PLATS: 1.4 County Final Plat No. 05094(1,086 K) , Wyndam Place 2nd Addition, for 2 lots, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Holdrege 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 September 25, 2005, 9-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 1.5 County Final Plat No. 05095(459 K) , Whitetail Ridge Addition, for 14 lots, on property generally located at S. 25th Street and Roca Road. 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 September 28, 2005, 9-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 1.6 County Final Plat No. 05096(1,103 K) , Nature Meadows Addition, for 4 lots, on property generally located at S. 120th Street and Stagecoach Road. 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 September 28, 2005, 9-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. 1.7 County Final Plat No. 05097(1,247 K) , Four Stones Addition, for 14 lots, on property generally located in the mile section bounded by SW 14th Street to SW 29th Street and W. Stagecoach Road to W. Panama Road. 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 recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 28, 2005, 9-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.8 County Miscellaneous No. 05024(26 K) , to amend Sections 3.03, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15, 3.16, 3.17, 3.18, 3.20, and 8.03 of the Lancaster County Land Subdivision Resolution to allow the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Director to approve final plats, and to amend Section 9.03 to allow Community Unit Plans to be approved without a preliminary plat. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before County Board being requested. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 05067(573 K) , from R-6 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property located at 2100 "K" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-1 (Sunderman dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 31, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 3.2 County Change of Zone No. 05071(1,112 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 162nd Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-0 (Larson absent). Public hearing before County Board being requested. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Annexation No. 05015(1,184 K) , to annex approximately 212 acres, generally located at S. 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road. 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 September 28, 2005, 7-1 (Pearson dissenting; Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the conditions of approval have been satisfied. 3.3b Change of Zone No. 05068(1,184 K) , The Woodlands at Yankee Hill, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road; 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 1,000 single-family and attached single- family dwelling units, 450 multi-family units, approximately 140,000 square feet of general/medical office floor area, and approximately 345,000 square feet of commercial/retail floor area over the underlying R-3 zoning. 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 September 28, 2005, 7-1 (Pearson disenting; Larson absent). Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council's agenda. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a 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 additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.1b 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 additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 1:00 p.m. (See 9-14-05 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 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 continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.3 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 continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.4 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 continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4.5 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 continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 1:00 p.m.
* * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO. * * * * * *
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.) 4a. 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.) 4b. 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.) 4c. 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.) 5. 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.) 6. Change of Zone No. 05052, 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. (9-28-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on October 26, 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
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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