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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 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, February 28, 2007, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a presentation by "Omaha By Design".

**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, FEBRUARY 28, 2007
[Commissioners Strand and Larson absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 14, 2007. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 07005(1,189 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 07007(782 K) , to amend Sections 27.07.030, 27.09.030, 27.37.020, 27.47.030, 27.63.210, 27.63.215, 27.63.530, 27.63.600, 27.63.660, 27.63.680, 27.63.685, 27.63.690, 27.67.020, 27.67.040, and 27.67.060 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, by repealing Figure 27.67.020 as hitherto existing; by correcting errors and omissions from the previous 14 matrixes; by reorganizing information in the parking matrix and moving specific uses to the special conditions text under 27.67.040; by making text changes in chapter 27.37 and 27.67 to parallel uses mentioned or defined elsewhere in the zoning ordinance; by reorganizing 27.67.040 to list all uses with special conditions under the same subsection and to accommodate additional uses moved in from the matrix or other chapters in Title 27; by deleting section 27.67.060: Special Conditions; B-5 Zoning to eliminate redundancy between the matrix and the text; by moving all parking requirements listed elsewhere in Title 27 to the parking chapter; and by deleting section 27.63.600: Mixed Use Redevelopment Project to avoid creating a residential parking requirement for the I-1 district and to similarly delete the corresponding section 27.47.030(w) "Mixed Use Redevelopment Project" from the I-1 District's list of special permitted uses. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 07003(121 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 9th Street and Oak Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: 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 February 12, 2007, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01040. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 07001(355 K) , to vacate former S. 84th Street right-of- way from the south line of Highway 2 to a point approximately 654.36 south of the south right-of-way line of Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 1.5 Waiver No. 07001(394 K) , to waive the lot depth to width ratio, on property generally located at NW 56th Street and W Partridge Lane. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0 (Strand and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01041. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________________ 3.2 _________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 4.1 Waiver No. 07002(234 K) , to waive the sidewalk, on property generally located at S. 41st Street and G Street. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF A FOUR-YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME IN WHICH TO INSTALL SIDEWALKS UNTIL FEBRUARY, 2010 (Strand and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Annexation No. 06022(351 K) , to annex approximately 15.9 acres, generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 5.1b Change of Zone No. 06082(351 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, pending action by the City Council on the associated annexation. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
5.1c Preliminary Plat No. 06011(410 K) , Woodland View 1st Addition, for 25 single family lots and 4 outlots, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. The Planning Commission action on the plat is final, unless appealed to the City Council. The following waivers are also being requested: a) to allow sanitary sewer to run against the street grade and b) to allow sanitary sewer to be deeper than 15 feet. Any waiver requests that are recommended for denial by the Planning Department will be forwarded to the City Council for public hearing. If all waiver requests are recommended for approval, the Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to the City Council. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, pending action by the City Council on the associated annexation. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, 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.) 3. Change of Zone No. 06084, to amend Sections 27.29.020, 27.31.030, 27.33.020, 27.41.020, 27.43.020, 27.45.020, and 27.63.470(a)(8) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, by deleting the reference prohibiting open kennels associated with hospitals and clinics for animals; to add Section 27.63.470(a)(25) allowing kennels in Planned Service Commercial; to amend Section 27.43.030 to create a permitted conditional use for kennels in the H-3 Highway Commercial District; and to add Section 27.45.025, to create a permitted conditional use for kennels in the H-4 General Commercial District. (2-14-07: Planning Commission voted 7-1 to continue public hearing on March 14, 2007.) 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
Mike Brienzo, Transportation Planner 441-6369 mbrienzo@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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