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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 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, FEBRUARY 27, 2008
[Commissioners Larson and Moline absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 13, 2008. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Sunderman abstained; Taylor absent at time of vote; Larson and Moline absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 08006, amending Section 27.45.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to add churches as a permitted use in the H-4 General Commercial District; and repealing Section 27.45.020 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, 6-0 (Taylor, Moline and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 08007, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Taylor, Moline and Larson absent. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.2b Special Permit No. 08012, for a domiciliary care facility for approximately 57 residents, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** 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 February 11, 2008, 6-0 (Taylor, Moline and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01103. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 08010, to allow a propane dispensing station on the northwest corner of the property generally located at S. 48th Street and Highway 2. *** 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 February 11, 2008, 6-0 (Taylor, Moline and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01104. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.4a Special Permit No. 08013, for an early childhood care facility for up to120 children, with requests to waive the location of the permitted sign to be shown at time of sign permits and to not require access to a collector street, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 13, 2008, as revised by staff on 2/27/08, 7-0 (Larson and Moline absent). Resolution No. PC-01105. 1.4b Special Permit No. 08014, for a private dance school for approximately 36 students, with waiver request to allow the location of the permitted sign to be shown at the time of the sign permits, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 13, 2008, as revised by staff on 2/27/08, 7-0 (Larson and Moline absent. Resolution No. PC-01106. 1.4c Preliminary Plat No. 08003, Tara Hill, for approximately 6 lots, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 13, 2008, 7-0 (Larson and Moline absent). Resolution No. PC-01107. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 08011, for expansion of a nonconforming use, on property located at 1531 S. 19th Street and 1541 S. 19th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 13, 2008, as revised by staff on 2/27/08, with the amendment requested by the applicant, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01108. PLATS: 4.2 Preliminary Plat No. 08002, Horizons View Addition, for approximately 29 lots, on property generally located at O'Malley Drive and Brummond Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 13, 2008, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01109. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.3 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 08001, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan by adopting the Lincoln Wastewater Facilities Master Plan. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised by staff on 2/27/08, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 5.1 Waiver No. 07009, to waive street paving, sidewalks and street trees, on property generally located at N. 36th Street and Q Street. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.2a Annexation No. 07004, to annex approximately 40 acres, generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 5.2b Change of Zone No. 07062, from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 5.2c Preliminary Plat No. 07005, Kooser Addition, for one lot, generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated February 13, 2008, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 7-0 (Moline and Larson absent). Resolution No. PC-01110.
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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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