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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 13, 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.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in the Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on "Rural Development Policies".

**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, AUGUST 13, 2008
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 30, 2008. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08019, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property as surplus, generally located at S. 1st Street and L Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.2 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08020, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property as surplus, generally located at S. 5th Street and G Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08021, 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. 23rd Street and P Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 08005, to vacate the east-west alley in Block 21, Original Plat, Lincoln, located between "R" Street and "S" Street from North 8th Street to North 9th Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Miscellaneous No. 08009, to amend the City of Lincoln Design Standards to adopt new Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting, by repealing Chapter 2.30 - Street Lighting Design Standards; by repealing Section 8 of Chapter 3.00, Environmental Performance Standards for B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, B-5 Planned Regional Business District, I-3 Industrial Park District, I-3 Employment Center District and O-3 Office Park District ; by repealing Section 3.8, Performance Standards for Outdoor Night Time Lighting, of Chapter 3.45, Design Standards for Parking Lots; by repealing Section 5, Outdoor Recreational Lighting, of Chapter 3.55, Design Standards for Recreational Facilities; by amending Chapter 3.100, Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting, to delete existing provisions and to adopt General Provisions in Section 1, Materials and Methods of Installation in Section 2, Definitions in Section 3, Class I Lighting (General) provisions in Section 4, Class II Lighting (Accent/Decorative) provisions in Section 5, Class III Lighting (Street Lighting) provisions in Section 6, Class IV Lighting (Outdoor Recreational Facilities) provisions in Section 7, Class V Lighting (Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Environs) provisions in Section 8, Light Trespass and Glare in Section 9, Submission of Plans and Evidence of Compliance in Section 10, Installation in Section 11, Permanent Exemptions in Section 12, and Temporary Exemptions in Section 13. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 08039, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning by amending Section 27.41.030 to require lighting associated with the storage of vehicles for sale and resale in the front yard to comply with the Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting; amending Section 27.43.030 to require lighting in the front yard associated with automobile sales and repair, but not including vehicle body repair shops, to comply with the Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting; amending Section 27.63.130 to require outdoor lighting for recreational facilities to comply with the Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting; amending Section 27.63.170 to delete a redundant provision requiring any lighting facility for parking lots permitted by special permit in the R-1 through R-8 districts and in the O-2 district to comply with adopted design standards; amending Section 27.67.100 to require lighting for parking lots to comply with the Design Standards for Outdoor Lighting; and repealing Sections 27.41.030, 27.43.030, 27.63.130, 27.63.170 and 27.67.100 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 County Change of Zone No. 08038, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located north of the interchange of S. 162nd Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 5.1 County Special Permit No. 08030, Sagebrook Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 10 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, cul-de-sac length, and block length, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Holdrege Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL for 9 lots, as set forth in the staff report dated July 3, 2008, with one amendment, 9-0. Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is being requested.
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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
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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