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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 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, April 26, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 - 12:00 noon for a briefing on the Long Range Transportation Program by Public Works and Utilities staff; and from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. for a workshop on proposed text for the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan.

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The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.

AGENDA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2006
[Commissioner Sunderman absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 12, 2006. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Sunderman absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06019(62 K) , amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Ordinance by amending Section 27.61.090 relating to Continuation of Nonstandard Uses, and Section 27.63.280 relating to Special Permits; Expansion of Nonconforming Uses, to allow for the enlargement, extension, or reconstruction of buildings and structures located upon a premises, the use of which constitutes a nonstandard use by special permit; and repealing Sections 27.61.090 and 27.63.208 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Use Permit No. 06004(675 K) , for approximately 224,000 square feet of commercial floor area, with requests to waive internal yard setbacks and to permit ground signs for the individual buildings to be more than 30' from the building, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 11, 2006, with the amendments requested by the applicant and agreed upon by staff, 7-1 (Carlson dissenting; Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 County Special Permit No. 06023(921 K) , to construct a 498 ft. radio tower, on property generally located at S. 54th Street and Pella Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 11, 2006, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Public hearing before County Board being requested. 1.4 County Special Permit No. 06024(286 K) , to allow a mobile home as a temporary residence while constructing a permanent residence, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Branched Oak Road. 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 April 11, 2006, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Public hearing before County Board being requested. 1.5 Special Permit No. 06025(177 K) , for the operation of a tree service, on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Bennet Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 12, 2006, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-00991. 1.6 Special Permit No. 06026(680 K) , for a 105' tall wireless facility, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Holdrege Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 April 10, 2006, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-00992. 1.7 Special Permit No. 06027(274 K) , Prairie Crossing Community Unit Plan, for approximately 76 dwelling units, on property generally located at S. 33rd Street and Grainger Parkway. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 April 12, 2006, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-00993. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.8 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06005(332 K) , to review the proposed acquisition of approximately 14.9 acres as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at S. 56th Street and Pine Lake Road (6510 S. 56th Street). Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 _____________________________________________ 2.2 _____________________________________________ 3. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 3.1a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 06002(521 K) , to amend the 2025 Lincoln/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to 1) add land in the general vicinity of 84th Street and Rokeby Road to the Future Service Limit; change the land use designation from Agricultural to Urban Residential; and designate it as Priority A; and 2) change land east of 70th Street, north and south of Rokeby Road, from Priority B to Priority A. Staff recommendation: Approval of Option A if the property owners agree to fund the sanitary sewer costs associated with adding this additional area, or only Option B if they are the only properties willing to fund the improvements. Staff Planner: Stephen Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 3.1b Waiver No. 06002(381 K) , to waive the requirement in the Sanitary Sewer Design Standards, to permit the transfer of wastewater from one watershed to another, generally located at S. 84th Street and Rokeby Road. ***FINAL ACTION*** Staff recommendation: Approval of area included in Comprehensive Plan Amendment 06002 and Developer Agreement to pay for the cost of over sizing the sanitary sewer. Staff Planner: Stephen Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a County Change of Zone No. 06003(606 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 58th Street and Roca Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Staff request for four-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 24, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 3.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 06001(606 K) , The Preserve at Cross Creek 2nd Addition, for 10 lots, with requests to waive street lighting, street trees, sidewalks, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at S. 58th Street and Roca Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Staff request for four-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 24, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4. ACTION ONLY: 4.1 Miscellaneous No. 06001(45 K) , proposed amendments to the Planning Commission Rules and Procedures . ADOPTED as Resolution No. PC-00994, 8-0 (Sunderman absent).
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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. 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. (3-01-06: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to defer with continued public hearing and action scheduled for June 7, 2006, at the request of the applicant.) ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON APRIL 10, 2006 ** 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
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@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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