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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 20, 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 also meet on Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 noon in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Watershed Management Division of Public Works and Utilities on floodplain/floodway regulations.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will also meet on Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on Street Naming.

**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 20, 2007
[Commissioner Strand absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 6, 2007. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Strand absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07014(495 K) , to review the proposed declaration as surplus property, a portion of Seacrest Park for transfer to Lincoln Public Schools, generally located at S. 70th Street and A Street, as to conformance with the 2030 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. Staff's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 07035(257 K) , amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to zoning by amending Section 27.35.070, Height and Area Regulations, to change the front, side and rear yard setbacks to zero in the area of the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District located from 150 feet east of 17th Street to the eastern boundary of the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.3a Change of Zone No. 07033(579 K) , amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to zoning by amending Sections 27.27.025, 27.28.030, 27.31.040, 27.37,025, and 27.51.040 to allow joint parking lots and parking garages as a permitted conditional use in the O-3, R-T, B-2, B-5, and I-3 zoning districts subject to the following conditions (1) the joint parking use shall be authorized by cross access easements or by written agreement between the parties to such use and (2) the aggregate number of parking stalls provided shall be sufficient to satisfy the required parking for each use; and repealing Sections 27.27.025, 27.28.030, 27.31.040, 27.37,025, and 27.51.040 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. 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, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 1.3b Combined Special Permit/Use Permit No. 19A(608 K) , an amendment to adjust required setbacks within the O-3 Office Park District, on property located at 1710 S. 70th Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 5, 2007, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.4 County Special Permit No. 143A(853 K) , an amendment to extend the height of a wireless facility, with a request to waive the fall zone, on property generally located at SW 86th Street and Highway 33 (W. Roca 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 June 6, 2007, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing date before Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.5 Special Permit No. 07016(172 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on and off the premises, on property generally located at Sun Valley Boulevard and Westgate 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 June 5, 2007, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01058. 1.6 Special Permit No. 07017(652 K) , for expansion of a nonconforming use to add an outdoor cafe with authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 48th Street and Dudley Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 7, 2007, as revised on June 14, 2007, with amendment requiring fencing, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01060. 1.7 Special Permit No. 07018(401 K) , for outdoor seasonal sales to allow a temporary fireworks stand, on property generally located at S. 21st Street and Capitol Parkway. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 7, 2007, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01059. 1.8 Special Permit No. 07020(354 K) , for expansion of a nonconforming use, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Calvert Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the staff report dated June 7, 2007, 8-0 (Strand absent). Resolution No. PC-01061. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 2.1a Change of Zone No. 06082(20 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: Applicant has requested a four week deferral until July 18, 2007 Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 2.1b Preliminary Plat No. 06011(20 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: Applicant has requested a four week deferral until July 18, 2007 Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________________________ 3.2 _________________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07013(627 K) , to review the proposed declaration of 1.3 acres, more or less, as surplus property, generally located at S. 67th Street and Pioneers Boulevard, as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. 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 (Strand absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 07034(388 K) , from P Public Use District to O-3 Office Park District, on property generally located at S. 67th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending. 4.1c Use Permit No. 106B(600 K) , an amendment to add an additional office building of up to approximately 60,000 square feet of office floor area with an adjustment to required parking, on property generally located at S. 67th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 7, 2007, with amendment to Condition #3.7 and adding Condition #3.8, 8-0 (Strand absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 07031(91 K) , amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to zoning by amending Section 27.63.470 to add hotels and alcohol sales as permitted uses in a Planned Service Commercial special permit. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Strand and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 07030(733 K) , from R-4 Residential District and O-3 Office Park District to H-4 General Commercial District, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Tamarin Ridge Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Strand and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 4.2c Special Permit No. 07015(733 K) , for Planned Service Commercial, with requests to waive the H-4 height restriction and to reduce the side yard setback, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Tamarin Ridge Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 7, 2007, 7-0 (Strand and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 4.3 County Special Permit No. 07019(1,075 K) , Brock Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 4 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, the preliminary plat, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at NW 17th Street and Raymond 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 June 5, 2007, with amendment to Condition #3.7, 7-0 (Strand and Taylor absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 07018(485 K) , Glynoaks Plaza Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 84th Streets and Glynoaks Drive; 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 78 dwelling units and approximately 258,000 square feet of office and commercial floor area in the underlying R-3 zoned area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.2a Change of Zone No. 07027(268 K) , from R-4 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at the SE corner of S. 9th Street and South Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesay, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 5.2b Street and Alley Vacation No. 07003(185 K) , to vacate all of the east/west alley between S. 9th Street and S. 10th Street just south of South Street and a portion of the north/south alley between S. 9th Street and S. 10th Street just south of South Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 5.3 County Special Permit No. 07009(592 K) , Kadavy Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 6 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive the preliminary plat process, block length, lot frontage, sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, and cul-de-sac length, on property generally located at N. 56th Street and Branched Oak Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for six-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August, 1, 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
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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