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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 24, 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.

**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 24, 2007
[Commissioners Moline and Sunderman absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 10, 2007. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Carroll abstaining; Moline, Sunderman and Taylor absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 07054HP, to designate a historic landmark known as Gamma Phi Beta Sorority house, on property located at 415 N. 16th Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 07056, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Nebraska Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had seprate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 1.2b Special Permit No. 1992A, an amendment to the Edenton Woods Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 33 dwelling units, with requests to waive block length and to allow rollover curbs, on property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Nebraska Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 11, 2007, with amendments to Condition #3.1.5, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-01085. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 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. 06001, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, an amendment to the "Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan" to add a housing project to provide new rental housing for low income and low income seriously mentally ill people, and new single family homes for low and moderate income people, on property generally bounded on the west by Hayward Park, on the north by the Salt Creek channel, on the east by N. 10th Street, and on the south by the east-west alley north of Claremont Street (Old Naval Reserve Building site). 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, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 4.1b Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07022, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property as surplus, generally located at N. 10th Street and 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, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 4.1c Change of Zone No. 07055, from P Public Use District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 10th Street and Military Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 4.1d Special Permit No. 07047, 10th & Military Community Unit Plan, for approximately 73 dwelling units, with requests to waive screening along the limits of the community unit plan, reduction in parking, reduce front yard setback, stormwater detention, spacing of local streets to major streets, and minimum elevation of streets in a floodplain, on property generally located at N. 10th Street and Military Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 10, 2007, with amendments, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a County Change of Zone No. 07052, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 5.1b County Special Permit No. 07039, Parkland Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 22 single family lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, lot width to depth ratio, reduction of front yard setbacks from 50 to 25 feet, preliminary plat, and storm water detention, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 5.1c County Special Permit No. 07040, to allow dwellings within 1,320 feet of the property line of a publicly owned lake, with a waiver request to reduce the setback from 600' to 300' from the property line of the public lake, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Moline and Sunderman absent). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. PERMITS: 5.2 Use Permit No. 04005A, an amendment to reduce the rear and side yard setbacks, on property generally located at NW Pemberly Lane and Barons Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 10, 2007, 6-0 (Moline, Sunderman and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2007, 5:30 p.m. 5.3 Special Permit No. 07045, for an approximately 198' tall wireless facility, on property generally located near S. 70th Street and Saltillo Road. *** 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 October 16, 2007, 5-0 (Carroll declaring a conflict of interest; Moline, Sunderman and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01086.
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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.) 3a. Change of Zone No. 06082, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. (8-15-07: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 3b. Preliminary Plat No. 06011, 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 *** (8-15-07: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending 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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