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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 6 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, December 6, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. for a continued discussion on proposed text amendments to the Planning Commission Rules, Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance relating to application deadlines and time period limitation for Planning Commission action on zoning and subdivision applications.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, December 6, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th S., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. for a continued workshop on density.

**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, DECEMBER 6, 2006
[Commissioner Strand absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 22, 2006. ** APPROVED, 7-0: (Taylor abstaining; Strand absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06078(95 K) , from R-4 Residential District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at N. 46th Street and "Q" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.2 Miscellaneous No. 06017(839 K) , to review the proposed determination that the Van Dorn Street Redevelopment Area be declared a blighted and substandard area as defined in the Nebraska Community Development Law. The study area is generally located from Hill Street to south of Calvert Street, between S. 7th Street and S. 10th Street. Staff recommendation: Finding that there is a reasonable presence of substandard and blighted conditions in the Redevelopment Area Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF REASONABLE PRESENCE OF SUBSTANDARD AND BLIGHTED CONDITIONS, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Miscellaneous No. 06018(206 K) , to vacate the plat known as Fairway Park, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Theresa Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 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. 06079(65 K) , to amend Chapters 27.65.020 and 27.65.075 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, Community Unit Plan with Build Through, to adjust the Acreage Component coverage area and to adjust the size when a conversion plan (ghost plat) is required. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 4.2 Special Permit No. 1989A(642 K) , an amendment to revise the lighting plan for Sid Dillon Auto, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Kendra Lane. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2006, 1:30 p.m. * Due to file size, the following file has been split into two parts 4.3 Special Permit No. 06065 - Part A(1,028 K) , Part B(1,148 K) for an approximately 118' tall wireless facility, on property generally located at S. 3rd Street and Garfield. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 22, 2006, 7-1 (Carlson dissenting, Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01029. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 04086(101 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Cumberland Drive. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 5.1b Special Permit No. 04072(403 K) , Muller Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 15 lots, with waiver requests to allow lot lines non- perpendicular to right-of-way, adjust yard setbacks, and to exceed the maximum intersection approach grade, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Cumberland Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 20, 2006, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01030. 5.2a 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 ** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 12/5/06 ** 5.2b Special Permit No. 06052(823 K) , West Van Dorn Heights 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 ** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 12/5/06 ** 5.3a Change of Zone No. 06072(309 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and W Denton Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 5.3b Special Permit No. 06068(1,526 K) , The Bridges Community Unit Plan, for approximately 70 single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, storm water detention, sanitary sewer running opposite street grades, rollover curb in lieu of typical curb and gutter, front, rear and side yard setbacks, and BTA grading requirements for future roadways, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and W Denton Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated November 20, 2006, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01031. PERMITS: 5.4 County Special Permit No. 06058(812 K) , for a wireless facility, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED to give staff opportunity to review new information submitted by the applicant on December 6, 2006, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, January 3, 2007, 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. 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
* * * * * The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

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