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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 18, 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.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2007
[Commissioner Esseks absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 20, 2007. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Strand abstaining, Esseks absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07015(827 K) , to review a proposed amendment to the "Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan" as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. The proposed amendment for the Sawmill Redevelopment Project Area of the North Haymarket Arts and Humanities Center Block provides for the redevelopment of an existing building into a modern, mixed- use, office/retail building on property generally located at 8th St. and "S" St. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, as revised on 7/18/07, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No.1629G(449 K) , to allow an indoor kennel, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Pine Lake Road (2801 Pine Lake Road). *** 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 July 3, 2007, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Resolution No. PC-01062. 1.3 Special Permit No. 07021(342 K) , for expansion of a nonstandard dwelling, on property generally located at S. 26th Street and High Street (2620 High 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 July 2, 2007, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Resolution No. PC-01063. 1.4 Special Permit No. 07023(776 K) , for a scrap processing, salvage yard, on property generally located east of N. 57th Street and Cornhusker Highway. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov ** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 7/18/07 ** 1.5 County Special Permit No. 07024(535 K) , for temporary placement of a mobile home during construction of a permanent residence, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W. Olive Creek 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 July 5, 2007, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Waiver No. 07005(431 K) , to waive all street improvements to NW 45th Street associated with LCIDC Industrial Park 1st Addition Final Plat, on property located at 4611 W. Adams Street . *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Resolution No. PC-01064. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL PERMITS: 2.1 Special Permit No. 07022(11 K) , for expansion of a nonstandard dwelling, on property generally located at S. 4th Street and C Street (404 C Street). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Applicant has requested a two-week deferral until August 1, 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, August 1, 2007, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 2.2a Change of Zone No. 06082(22 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 August 15, 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, August 15, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 2.2b Preliminary Plat No. 06011(22 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 August 15, 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, August 15, 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: 4.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07016(563 K) , to review a proposed amendment to the "Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan" as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. The proposed amendment adds four potential new projects. The projects are located in the following areas: North side of O Street, 25th to 26th; north side of Y Street, 21st to 22nd; 1546 N. 14th Street; and 10th Street from the viaduct north of Charleston Street to Military Road. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, as amended on 7/18/07, 7-0 (Carroll declaring a conflict of interest; Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2007, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 07037(205 K) , amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Code by adding a new section numbered 27.03.555 to define the term "social hall"; by amending Sections 27.29.030, 27.31.040, 27.33.030, 27.37.025, 27.41.030, 27.43.030, and 27.45.025 and adding a new section numbered 27.39.025 to allow social halls as permitted conditional uses in the B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, H-2, H-3, H-4 and H-1 zoning districts, respectively, and to establish conditions therefor; by amending Sections 27.29.040, 27.31.050, 27.33.040, 27.37.030, 27.39.030, 27.41.040, 27.43.040, and 27.45.030 to allow social halls that do not meet the requirements for a conditional use to be allowed in the B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, H-1, H-2, H-3 and H-4 zoning districts by special permit; by adding a new section numbered 27.63.800 to provide a permitted special use for social halls; by amending Section 27.67.040 to add special parking requirements for social halls; by amending Figure 27.67.040 to add social halls to the list of uses with special parking requirements; and repealing Sections 27.29.030, 27.29.040, 27.31.040, 27.31.050, 27.33.030, 27.33.050 27.37.025, 27.37.030, 27.39.030, 27.41.030, 27.41.040, 27.43.030, 27.43.040, 27.45.025, 27.45.030, 27.67.040 and Figure 27.67.040of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, with amendments, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 5. RECONSIDERATION PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 5.1 Use Permit No. 106B(466 K) , to consider a request to adjust the front yard, 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 Reconsidered and had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated June 25, 2007, 8-0 (Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 6. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 6.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07014(252 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 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 6.2 Change of Zone No. 07018(1,256 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. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 6.3a 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. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO A ZONING AGREEMENT, as set forth in the staff report dated May 10, 2007, with amendments, 5-3: Larson, Sunderman, Taylor, Strand and Carroll voting 'yes'; Cornelius, Krieser and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Street and Alley Vacation No. 07003 is scheduled (see below). 6.3b Street and Alley Vacation No. 07003(155 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. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO A ZONING AGREEMENT, as set forth in the staff report dated May 10, 2007, with amendments, 5-3: Larson, Sunderman, Taylor, Strand and Carroll voting 'yes'; Cornelius, Krieser and Carlson voting 'no'; Esseks absent. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code 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. 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. County Special Permit No. 07009, 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. (6-20-07: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on August 1, 2007 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
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