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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 21, 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, June 21, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a work session on Plan Implementation, Financial Resources and Community Vision chapters of the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive 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, JUNE 7, 2006
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 7, 2006. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Esseks absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 05080(343 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Martell Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-1 (Larson dissenting; Esseks absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 06036(96 K) , from County I Industrial District to City I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located at N. 134th Street and "O" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 06037(515 K) , for expansion of a non-conforming use to build an addition onto the existing church, on property generally located at S. 6th Street and D 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 revised staff report dated June 16, 2006, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Resolution No. PC-01003. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL None 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _____________________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 06039(84 K) , to amend the Zoning Ordinance, Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to allow outdoor dining, when associated with a restaurant, in the front yard of the O-3, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4, I-1, I-2, and I-3 zoning districts; by amending Section 27.71.100 where patios and paved terraces are allowed in the front yard; by amending Section 27.71.115 to allow canopies in the front yard in the O-3, B-3, B-5, H-4, I-2 and I-3 districts; by adding a section to Chapter 27.03 to add a definition for outdoor dining; by amending Section 27.71.030 to add the O-3 district; by amending Section 27.27.070 to require the entire front yard to be landscaped, except for necessary paving of walkways and driveways to reach parking and loading areas, provided that any driveway in the front yard shall be substantially perpendicular to the street and shall not be wider than thirty feet; by amending Chapter 27.67, Parking, to exempt outdoor dining off-street parking requirements. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised on June 21, 2006, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 06023(40 K) , to amend the Zoning Ordinance, Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, by amending Chapter 27.80, to increase application fees. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371, rhill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as amended, 5-3 (Cornelius, Taylor, Carroll, Sunderman and Krieser voting 'yes'; Strand, Larson and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 4.2b Miscellaneous No. 06005(40 K) , to amend the Land Subdivision Ordinance, Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, by amending Chapter 26.33, to increase application filing fees. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371, rhill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as amended, 5-3 (Cornelius, Taylor, Carroll, Sunderman and Krieser voting 'yes'; Strand, Larson and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 4.3a County Change of Zone No. 06024(36 K) , to amend Article 23 of the Lancaster County Zoning resolution, to increase application fees. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371, rhill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised by staff, 5-3 (Cornelius, Taylor, Carroll, Sunderman and Krieser voting 'yes'; Strand, Larson and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. 4.3b County Miscellaneous No. 06006(362 K) , to amend Chapter 3 of the Lancaster County Land Subdivision resolution, to increase application filing fees by deleting Sections 3.05, 3.15, 3.25, and 3.26, and adding a new chapter listing all application fees. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371, rhill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised by staff, 5-3 (Cornelius, Taylor, Carroll, Sunderman and Krieser voting 'yes'; Strand, Larson and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. PERMITS: 4.4 County Special Permit No. 06035(266 K) , for extraction of soil, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Davey Road. 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 May 30, 2006, with the amendments requested by the applicant and with amendment limiting the hours of operation, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.5 Annexation No. 05008(283 K) , to annex property generally located at N. 14th Street and Military Road (Nebraska State Fair Park). Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: (See 6-7-06 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06006(272 K) , to review the proposal to declare property generally located at the NE corner of S. 27th Street and Old Cheney Road, as surplus as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Joe Rexwinkle, 441-6372, jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 5.1b Change of Zone No. 06034(272 K) , from P Public Use District to R-6 Residential District or O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located at the NE corner of S. 27th Street and Old Cheney Road. Staff recommendation: Approval of change to R-6 Residential Staff Planner: Joe Rexwinkle, 441-6372, jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of change of zone to O-2 Suburban Office, 5-3 (Cornelius, Taylor, Strand, Larson and Carlson voting 'yes'; Carroll, Sunderman and Krieser voting 'no'; Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.2a County Change of Zone No. 06030(663 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at the NW corner of S. 38th Street and Martell Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before County Board will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval on the associated Preliminary Plat No. 06006 have been satisfied. 5.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 06006(663 K) , Ponderoca Crossing, for approximately 7 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lights, and landscape screening, on property generally located at the NW corner of S. 38th Street and Martell Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had cont'd public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 24, 2006, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before County Board will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied.
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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.) 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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