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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 11, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th S., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. for a workshop on downzoning, apartments and density.*** The workshop has been postponed until October 25, 2006 ***

**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 11, 2006
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 27, 2006. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Use Permit No. 146B(220 K) , an amendment to adjust the sign requirements to allow an additional sign and sign area, on property located at 6003 Old Cheney Road. 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 27, 2006, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2006, 5:30 p.m. 1.2 Special Permit No. 1393B(338 K) , an amendment for expansion of an existing private school, on property located at 7545 Pioneers Boulevard. *** 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 September 27, 2006, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Resolution No. PC-01020. 1.3 Special Permit No. 06053(195 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located northeast of the intersection of 27th and "O" Streets (2700 "O" 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 September 26, 2006, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Resolution No. PC-01021. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06013(252 K) , to review the proposed "Northwest Corridors Redevelopment Plan" for the area generally along Sun Valley Boulevard from West O Street to Cornhusker Highway, along Cornhusker Highway from I-180 to NW 12th Street, along NW 12th Street from Cornhusker Highway to Highlands Boulevard, Highlands Boulevard from NW 12th Street to NW 1st Street, and West Superior Street from NW 1st Street to I-180, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, as amended on October 11, 2006, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 6, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 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. 06063(837 K) , North 40 Plaza Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street; 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 74 residential dwelling units and 140,000 square feet of commercial floor area. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing and DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 06060(202 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at the northeast corner of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 5.1b Special Permit No. 06052(792 K) , West Van Dorn Acres Community Unit Plan, for approximately 61 residential acreage lots, with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, minimum width to depth ratio, sewer flow, and landscape screening, on property generally located at the northeast corner of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Denial Staff planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 6. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 6.1a County Change of Zone No. 06065(43 K) , to amend the text of the County Zoning Resolution, Articles 4.007, AG Special Permits, and Article 13.001, Special Permits, to add a provision to allow race tracks, drag strips or motor sport facilities by special permit in the AG district. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Held over, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING (NEW INFORMATION ONLY) AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 6.1b County Special Permit No. 06051(636 K) , for authority to construct and operate a drag strip, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Branched Oak Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Held over, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING (NEW INFORMATION ONLY) AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 1:00 p.m. Zoning Analysis Map Additional information submitted by the applicant Letters received in opposition * Letters received in support More letters in opposition * More letters in support More letters in opposition * More letters in support
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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
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner 441-6372 shartzell@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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